Get Started as an MBTA Operator
Eligible candidates could receive a sign-on bonus of up to $7,500.
If you’re looking for a rewarding challenge to build your career, consider working for the MBTA. Whether you love planning projects, operating vehicles, keeping people safe—or any of the many focus areas in between—your work can impact the way people travel throughout Greater Boston.
Take a look at the opportunities below to learn how you can join our team.
The MBTA makes reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation during this process, please contact the MBTA's ADA Unit at 617-222-5751.
Why Work at the T?
The MBTA offers a wide variety of career and growth opportunities, competitive salaries, extensive healthcare benefits, training programs, tuition assistance, employee assistance programs, diversity, equity, and inclusion events, and more.
We even offer free public transit to all employees because we understand the benefit of leaving your car parked at home and reducing your carbon footprint.
Take a look below to learn more about the benefits available at the MBTA.
Eligible candidates could receive a sign-on bonus of up to $7,500 for the following positions:
- Bus Operator
- Green Line Operator
- Heavy Rail Operator
- Service Technician
- Streetcar Operator
- Subway Train Operator
- Rail Repairer
- Track Laborer
- Transit Police Officer
Bonuses are paid out in two installments: $4,500 after completing 90 days of service, and $3,000 after one year of employment.
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Long-term disability insurance
- Dental and vision insurance
- Paid vacation, sick time, and holidays
- Flexible spending accounts
- Retirement plans
- MassDot University training and development courses
- Tuition reimbursement program (EAP)
Organizations and community partners who would like to invite the MBTA recruiting team to events can reach out via email at Engagement1@mbta.com.
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