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How do you apply for jobs at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority?

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One way of applying for a job position at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) involves going to the WMATA website, navigating to the careers page, searching for job openings and then filling out the online application form. The WMATA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, states the WMATA website.

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The WMATA or the Metro is a government agency that operates transportation service in the Washington Metropolitan Area. It is a tri-jurisdictional agency that the United States Congress created through an interstate compact between the District of Columbia, the State of Maryland and the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is in charge of the operations of the Metrorail, the Metrobus and the MetroAccess.

As an employer, the WMATA offers several benefits to its employees including competitive salaries, growth potential, complimentary transportation benefits, medical/vision/dental coverage, life insurance, tax deferred savings plans and retirement plans, according to the WMATA website.

The following shows one way of applying for a job at the WMATA.

  1. Go to the website
  2. Navigate the browser to the WMATA website.

  3. Go to the Careers page
  4. Navigate to the careers page by scrolling down to the bottom of the WMATA home page and clicking on Careers on the bottom menu.

  5. Register and search
  6. Click on the View All Jobs button to proceed to view the job openings on the website. Register and then begin using the search tool.

  7. Apply
  8. Apply to the job openings by clicking on the links. Complete the online application form and then click Submit.

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