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The MTA thanks our veterans and active-duty military members and their families for their service. At the MTA, we value veterans’ skills, including leadership, teamwork, commitment, and adaptability. Working for the MTA allows veterans to continue serving their community.

We offer a range of job opportunities that align with the experience of many veterans. For example, those with experience in logistics or transportation can apply their skills to roles in operations or transportation management. Those with mechanical or technical expertise can find positions in maintenance or engineering. We also have a wide range of administrative, information technology and enforcement positions that are well suited to veterans’ experiences and skills.

Benefits and career development for veterans

Veterans at the MTA are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package and have the potential for long-term career growth.

There are also training programs and career development opportunities to help veterans hone their skills and grow within the organization.

Additional benefits include:

  • Veterans who have received an honorable discharge from the military and who have five years of credited service in the (NYCERS or MaBSTOA) pension system are eligible to purchase up to three years of active duty (not reserves) military service.
  • Paid military leave of up to 30 calendar days or 22 working days during one calendar year or in any one continuous leave.