Working at the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC)

At RIOC, we combine customer service, leading-edge thinking, and team spirit to energize Roosevelt Island with premium services, transportation, public safety, and a deep sense of community. To achieve our mission, our team includes talented people with an incredible range of skills and jobs: Engineers, Project Managers, Bus Drivers, Maintenance and Grounds personnel, Peace Officers, and a host of back office staff—just to name a few. We proudly employee both Union and non-union personnel. Our programs and policies provide our employees opportunities for challenge, advancement, and career satisfaction. Join us and help RIOC continue to make Roosevelt Island a premium destination within the greater NYC area.

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Career Opportunities

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RIOC recognizes that the individuals who join our organization have varying lifestyles and diverse needs. We also know that needs change throughout an employee’s career. For this reason, RIOC offers a flexible benefits package with a wide variety of choices, and assistance in meeting special family situations.

Benefits Package (Salaried Employees)

  • Accident Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Cancer Protector Insurance
  • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Health and Dependent Spending Accounts
  • Group Legal Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Vision Care
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Note: Benefits for bargaining unit employees are subject to the applicable collective bargaining agreements, and therefore are not covered in this summary.


  • 457 Retirement Savings Plans
  • Pension
  • Retiree Health Care Coverage

Time Away From Work

  • Personal Leave
  • Sick and / or Bereavement Leave
  • Vacation Leave


  • Commuter Benefit Program
  • Free parking or Stipend toward commuting costs

Note: RIOC, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to alter, amend or terminate any benefit(s) provided to its salaried employees at any time. Various benefits provided to bargaining unit employees are subject to collective bargaining.