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The RTA offers a wide range of challenging professional opportunities that support the northeastern Illinois region’s public transit network. 

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RTA Credo

As RTA staff, we pride ourselves on diversity, equal opportunity, and camaraderie. The agency is committed to hiring and retaining staff who uphold our credo:

We believe in...

  • An organizational environment of Trust, Openness and Respect.
  • Teamwork as vital to accomplishing our mission.
  • Integrity on an organizational and personal level.
  • Service of the highest level to our customers both internal and external.
  • Development of work skills for employees at all levels.

We're committed to...

  • A high-caliber and diverse work force which will enable us to take pride in our results.
  • Self-expression with an openness to new ideas, willingness to listen, and honest communication with the ultimate goal of coming together in cooperation, mutual support and teamwork.
  • Individual empowerment by sharing responsibility, authority, support and resources which will enable the individual to be accountable for results.
  • Self-initiative to seek opportunities to grow and develop within the RTA through greater participation, education, training and coaching.
  • Recognize personal creativity and innovation; and acknowledge it.
  • Conduct ourselves using the highest standard of ethical behavior.
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