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MTA Exams: Updates, Schedule and Current Open Applications

Updated Apr 9, 2024
This page contains information about MTA Exams and other Job Opportunities.

Current open applications

Provisional positions: 

The MTA has vacancies in the following provisional titles. These positions are open to current eligible employees only. If you are interested, click on the links below to view the job descriptions and instructions on how to apply.


Test proctors, per-diem: 

MTA New York City Transit seeks candidates interested in per-diem work as a Test Monitor. As a Test Monitor you will assist with the administration of exams. The majority of the work assignments for this position are on weekends and work is scheduled on an “as needed” basis. If you are interested in this position, please click on the link below to obtain more information about the position and how to apply.

Selection Process:  The selection process for this position will consist of an interview.  Selected candidates will receive training prior to their first assignment.

Bus Operator (MaBSTOA and MTA Bus) - Open Competitive

(MaBSOTA operates in Manhattan and the Bronx; MTA Bus operates in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens)

Bus Mechanic's Helper (C/Maintainer's Helper  - MaBSTOA & MTA Bus Company (MTB)

Assignment to Plant and Equipment Maintainer (Electrical) - MaBSTOA

  • Exam Number: 4232
  • Agency: MAB
  • Application Period: 03/01/2024 - 04/30/2024
  • See the Notice of Examination
  • Please note: There is no fee for this exam. The Notice of Examination has been amended. 

Promotion to Facilities Supervisor - MTA Bus

Promotion to Maintenance Supervisor (Car Equipment) - NYCT

Promotion to Supervising Associate Cashier - NYCT

Promotion to Tower Operator - NYCT

Plant and Equipment Maintainer (Electrical) - MaBSTOA - Open Competitive

Bus Operator - NYCT - Open Competitive

Promotion to Maintainer's Helper - Group B - NYCT

Upcoming exam schedule


Exam Number

Exam Title

Exam Type

Application Period



Bus Operator

Open Competitive

09/01/2023 - Until Filled



Maintainer Helper - Group B

Open Competitive

05/01/2024 - 06/15/2024



Signal Maintainer


05/01/2024 - 06/15/2024



Signal Maintainer

Open Competitive

06/01/2024 - 07/15/2024

This Exam Schedule is subject to change.