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ACT has numerous employment opportunities

Agency for Community Transit is seeking drivers, fuelers and cleaners

Agency for Community Transit, which operates all transportation services for Madison County Transit, is looking to fill numerous positions.

The service, which includes the fixed-route bus system, the Runabout paratransit service, the regional rideshare program known as RideFinders, and the ongoing maintenance and expansion of the MCT Trails bikeway system, is in need of drivers, bus cleaners, fuelers and mechanics.

ACT is also seeking a full-time video systems technician, with I.T. experience, to install, service, and maintain surveillance equipment. ACT offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, the necessary training, and a desirable work environment.

Drivers: Drivers start at $17.50 an hour and can participate in a 401(k) matching program. Health insurance is offered after 90 days of employment. After 650 work hours, driver wages increase to $18.83 an hour. With ACT’s assistance, they will obtain an Illinois CDL Class B License with air brakes and passenger endorsements.

Fuelers and Cceaners: Hiring additional bus cleaners and fuelers is also one of ACT’s priorities. Fuelers start at $14.86 an hour, and cleaners start at $14.50 an hour. Both positions have the option of participating in ACT’s 403(b) retirement plan and cafeteria plan and are offered health insurance after 30 days of employment. Fuelers must be able to obtain an IL CDL Class B License.

All applicants must be positive, reliable individuals with solid work experience and a clean driving record. Successful applicants must also pass a U.S. Dept. of Transportation physical exam and drug test.

Applicants can apply online at or email a current resume to In-person applications are not being accepted at this time due to the COVID-19 situation. We are currently conducting interviews via remote video conference. For more information about these and other employment opportunities at ACT, call (618) 797-4600, e-mail or visit: ACT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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