Jobs at Metro

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Metro jobs. Go places.

As a leader in the transportation industry, Metro strives to attract and retain top-quality staff to ensure high-quality service to our customers. One way Metro achieves this goal is by providing a worklife that fosters the motivation and enthusiasm necessary to succeed. If you're looking for job satisfaction, excellent benefits, and professional development, Metro is where you want to be.

Metrobus Operator Training Program


New Bus Operator Trainee classes are temporarily suspended. To express interest and stay informed about future bus operator opportunities, please fill out the bus operator interest form.

Position & Program Details

We Value Our Military and Veterans!

Mission Metro

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority SALUTES YOU!

We value your commitment to teamwork, discipline, selfless service and mission accomplishment. At Metro, our mission is to operate and maintain a safe and reliable transit system that serves more than 1.3 million passengers a day.

Make our mission your mission. Your skills will be recognized and rewarded with competitive salaries and benefits.

Enter the Military & Veteran Recruitment site to match your military experience to our Metro jobs opportunities and apply today!

Do you have what it takes?

The Metro Transit Police Department is a squad of Transit Police Officers that's only as strong as its individuals. Take charge of your career by joining our team today.

For additional information or questions about a career with MTPD, please contact our recruiter at or call 202-962-1280.

Is your Future Going in the Right Direction?

Metro College Intern Program

Metro College Intern Program is designed to cultivate future talent through progressive internships. Program details.

Evaluation and Selection Criteria

Employment consideration is given to applicants whose online applications and resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Evaluation criteria may include one of more of the following:

  • Skills and/or behavioral assessment
  • Personal interview
  • Verification of employment and education (including certifications and licenses)
  • Criminal background check (a criminal conviction is not an automatic bar to employment)
  • Medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening (for safety sensitive positions)
  • Review of a current motor vehicle report


Metro offers its employees:

  • A competitive salary
  • Growth potential
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Complimentary transportation benefits
  • Medical/vision/dental coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Tax deferred savings plan
  • Vacation, holidays, and sick leave
  • Parental leave
  • Healthcare flexible spending account
  • Dependent care spending account
  • Direct deposit
  • Employee assistance program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • In-house training opportunities
  • Professional training/education allowances
  • Retirement plan

Benefits packages differ slightly between bargaining and non-bargaining units and may not include all of the above benefits for every position.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

WMATA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law.

Equal Employment Opportunity (PDF)

If you are an individual with a disability and are unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please email us for assistance, or contact us by calling (202) 962-1111. Please be certain to indicate the specific assistance you require.

If you are an applicant requesting a religious accommodation for the employment application or pre-hire process, please fill out the Religious Accommodation Request Form.