Norwalk Transit District Employment Opportunities

The Norwalk Transit District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

The Norwalk Transit District welcomes applications for driving positions year round. When drivers are needed, either for our fixed route services or our shuttle and door-to-door services, we schedule a test and invite all those who have submitted an application since the last test. After training, most drivers start as part-time employees and are offered full time jobs as they become available.

The Transit District welcomes applications for mechanics year round as well. There are five levels of maintenance personnel so there is ample room for advancement in our state of the art facility.

Supervisory and administrative positions
These positions are advertised and filled when a vacancy occurs. When a vacancy occurs you will find it advertised here.


Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

The Norwalk, Connecticut, Transit District is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

The CEO of the District reports to the appointed Commissioners who serve as the Board of Directors. The CEO is responsible for directing the operation of the District including all public transit services.

Norwalk, Connecticut located on Long Island Sound, is 40 miles from New York City. It is a community of 87,000 sitting within an urbanized area of over 500,000.

The chosen candidate must possess the skills, energy, and vision to oversee a bus, shuttle, and para-transit system operating 100 vehicles throughout southwestern Connecticut. The District has150 full and part-time employees, and an operating budget of approximately $14,000,000.  Capital budgets vary from year to year but average at least several million dollars annually. The CEO will serve as the face of the District to Federal, State, and local officials, as well as the business and development community. The CEO will have extensive interaction with senior City and regional officials as well as senior State and Federal representatives; including local, state and federal, elected officials.

A broad knowledge of transit and para-transit operations is required in conjunction with significant experience working as the leader of a team of talented professionals. Considerable experience with Federal and State regulations is also expected. At least 10 years of experience is required, four of which must be in a senior management position.

The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with a Masters a plus.

The hiring range for this position is between $130,000 and $145,000 depending on qualifications.

Further information regarding the operations of the Norwalk Transit District is available on its website, www.norwalktransit.com.

Please submit a letter of interest and resume no later than September 15th to bknudsen@norwalktransit.com.

The Norwalk Transit District is an Equal Opportunity Employer


It has been and will continue to be the policy of the Norwalk Transit District that it will be an equal employment opportunity employer.  All employment decisions will be based solely upon an individual's qualifications and fitness for the position to be filled.  Towards this end, the Norwalk Transit District has reaffirmed this commitment with its updated Affirmative Action Plan dated September 2013.  The complete plan is available for public review at the Norwalk Transit District offices at 275 Wilson Avenue, Norwalk, Connecticut 06854.

An Equal Opportunity Employer




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