is governed by a 12-member board of trustees; six of whom are appointed by the City of Akron; three by Summit County; and, one each from the cities of Barberton, Cuyahoga Falls and Stow.
METRO RTA employs more than 360 team members. We have bus operators, mechanics, vehicle service technicians, customer service representatives and numerous professional office positions.
METRO offers a competitive salary, paid vacations and OPERS retirement. Employees have medical, dental and vision benefits. METRO also offers a variety of other optional benefits.
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METRO is currently seeking applicants for its Journeyman Mechanic Apprenticeship Program.
This is a 24-month training program which should ultimately qualify the apprentice to become a Journeyman Mechanic and perform all phases of bus repair. Position requires 1-2 years post high school training at a diesel tech school. Applicants can have no more than 2 points on driver’s license and must pass a drug screen, functional capacity exam, physical, and background check prior to acceptance into the program.
For consideration, send a resume and a completed job application (available here) to the following address:
METRO Regional Transit Authority
Attn: Human Resources Department
416 Kenmore Boulevard
Akron, OH 44301-1099