MTA New York City Transit


Location:
New York, NY


MTA New York City Transit is the largest public transportation agency in North America and one of the largest in the world, with 24/7 bus and subway service and an average daily ridership of more than 7.5 million customers. There are 468 subway stations, including 103 made accessible to customers with disabilities, via elevators and ramps. The bus fleet, which consists of New York City Transit and MTA Bus, is the largest in North America and 100 percent accessible to people with mobility challenges via lifts and ramps. However, New York City Transit is more than trains and buses, employing more than 45,000 people in a variety of fields. Here are a few examples: • Skilled Trades — Carpenters; Masons; Ironworkers; Plumbers; Electricians; Electronic Technicians; Electromechanical Technicians; Auto, Aviation, and Marine Mechanics; Sheet Metal Workers, and Painters • Civil/Structural, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical, Electronic Engineers • Architects • Telecommunications/Information Technology Specialists • Human Resources Administrators • Public Administration/Business Management Specialists • Transportation Management Professionals • Procurement/Purchasing Agents Recruitment and Compensation We recruit the great majority of employees through an examination process. Other applicants send resumes and cover letters. • Professional positions have competitive salaries, based on job title, years of experience and educational background. • Career-and-salary positions range from $30,000 to $150,000. • Hourly positions offer a base-hourly salary with increments that reach top pay levels at the end of three years as well as night and weekend salary differentials. How to Learn about Upcoming Exams and Job Openings • Visit the MTA New York City Transit web page, http://web.mta.info/nyct/hr/index.html • Call the NYC Transit Examination hotline, 718-566-JOBS (5627). Note: This number offers information about operating/hourly positions only.