The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Career Opportunities

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Current Opportunities (27)
Company Website(link opens in new window)
600 5th St Nw
Washington,  DC
Map Location(link opens in new window)
(202) 962-1234
500 or more

Company Overview

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) also known as Metro offers safe, reliable and effective transit services that enhances mobility, improves the quality of life, and stimulates economic development in the Washington metropolitan area.

WMATA is the second largest rail system, the sixth largest bus system and fifth largest paratransit service in the nation. On weekdays, the Metro also known as “America’s Transit System” averages well over 1.2 million trips. Metrorail and Metrobus serve a population of 3.5 million within a 1,500 square mile area.

WMATA’s transit zone is comprised of these jurisdictions: District of Columbia; Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland; Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties in Virginia and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax and Falls Church.
It takes a diverse workforce of dedicated professionals to operate Metro’s huge system.

We offer challenging and rewarding careers in a wide variety of positions ranging from bus and train operators, police officers, medical professionals, engineers, mechanics, management, paratransit, customer service, legal, finance, administrative, and informational technology positions. We also offer college summer internships; apprenticeship programs in elevator/escalator maintenance; and technical skills programs in the areas of Railcar Maintenance, Bus Maintenance and Systems Maintenance