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Recruitment and Selection

The Recruitment and Selection Unit is responsible for facilitating VTA's recruitment and selection processes for all full-time and temporary positions. The Unit also administers the Change-of-Class processes through regular and special windows for Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 265 represented positions, and administers the bid processes, promotions, demotions and transfers for Service Employees International Union, Local 521 represented positions. Additionally, the Recruitment and Selection Unit is responsible for administering Work-Out-Class transactions, maintaining layoff lists and administering call backs from active layoff lists.

VTA is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Please view the EEO Policy Statement for further information.

Recruitment Process Timeline

The recruitment process timeline can vary widely depending on each position. Below is a general outline of the typical stages involved in a standard recruitment process:

It's important to note that the timeline below is a general overview and can vary widely. Some recruitment processes can be completed within a few weeks, while others may take several months, especially for more senior or specialized roles. Additionally, the timeline can be influenced by factors such as the urgency to fill the position, the number of candidates, and the specific procedures of the company.

  • Explore Open Positions  

    Browse our current job openings to find the perfect fit for your skills and aspirations. We offer a wide range of opportunities in various departments and locations.


  • Submit Your Application  

    Once you've found a position that aligns with your career goals, submit your online application through our NEOGov Portal. Be sure to attach your resume and any relevant documents.

    Applications can be submitted at Job Opportunities | Sorted by Job Title ascending | VTA Job Opportunities (governmentjobs.com) .


  • Application Review  

    Our dedicated HR team will review your application to ensure it meets the necessary qualifications for the position. Please allow a few weeks for this initial assessment.


  • Interview and Assessments 

    If your application meets our criteria, you may be invited for interviews or assessments. This step may a few weeks as we carefully evaluate each candidate.


  • Reference Checks 

    Before extending an offer, companies often conduct reference checks to verify a candidate's work history, skills, and overall fit.


  • Job Offer  

    Congratulations! If you're selected for a position, we'll extend a formal job offer. You'll receive details about your compensation, benefits, and next steps.


  • Onboarding  

    Once you've accepted our offer, we'll guide you through the onboarding process, including paperwork, training, and introductions to your new team.


  • Your VTA Journey Begins 

    Welcome aboard! Your career journey with VTA begins, and you'll have the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the future of transportation.


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