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Civil Service Exams (Non-Railroad)

Apply now for competitive class positions with MTA New York City Transit, MaBSTOA (Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority), MTA Bus Company, and MTA Bridges & Tunnels. Standardized competitive testing centers on the merit and fitness of candidates and ensures fair and consistent hiring processes.

Examinations for positions in MTA New York City Transit and MTA Bridges and Tunnels are civil service examinations that are administered under the jurisdiction of the New York City Department of Administrative Services. Examinations for positions in MaBSTOA and MTA Bus are not civil service examinations as those agencies are not civil service entities.

We offer the following types of exams:

  • Open-competitive exams are available to anyone who meets the minimum qualifications of the position
  • Promotion exams are available to employees in an eligible title

See the full list of current and upcoming civil service exams.