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MTA Exams: Updates, Schedule and Current Open Applications

Updated May 15, 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.

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)

Transit Electrical Helper - NYCT - Open Competitive

Bus Operator - NYCT - Open Competitive

Maintainer Helper - Group B - NYCT - Open Competitive

Promotion to Signal Maintainer - NYCT

Upcoming exam schedule


Exam Number

Exam Title

Exam Type

Application Period



Bus Operator

Open Competitive

09/01/2023 - Until Filled



Signal Maintainer

Open Competitive

06/01/2024 - 07/15/2024

This Exam Schedule is subject to change.