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6 days ago

Bond Counsel Underwriters' Counsel

MTA New York, NY

MTA will be conducting these procurements through a secure online portal managed by the Government Sourcing Group (GSG). Information and registration… Jobg8

3 days ago

Paralegal Aide – new

MTA - Metropolitan Transportation Authority Brooklyn, NY

Under general supervision with latitude for independent judgment and initiative, selected candidate will perform duties associated with the Freedom… Glassdoor

3 days ago

Assoc.Trans.Mgmt.Analyst – new

MTA - Metropolitan Transportation Authority Brooklyn, NY

MTA/New York City Transit is seeking a highly organized and administratively skilled individual for a position in the Operations Training unit within… Glassdoor

7 days ago

Director, Educational Resources and Sourcing

MTA - Metropolitan Transportation Authority Brooklyn, NY

This position provides strategic recruitment strategies and services for New York City Transit and MaBSTOA titles Transit-wide. Directs the… Glassdoor

7 days ago

Ticket Seller

MTA - Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York, NY

Perform sale of Metro-North Tickets and provide Amtrak information when requested at select stations. Notify proper authority of any safety violation… Glassdoor

13 days ago

Sr. Electrical Engineer

MTA - Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York, NY

Playing a vital role in the economy of New York State and Connecticut, Metro-North Railroad, a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation… Glassdoor

30+ days ago


MTA - Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York, NY

The Investigator, under the direction of the Manager of Special Investigations, will be responsible for multifaceted investigative work including… Glassdoor

7 days ago

Sr Specialist - Customer Service Technology

MTA - Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York, NY

Responsible for developing and implementing customer service improvement programs, such as communication systems, information displays and signage… Glassdoor

3 days ago

Senior Manager, Inspection & Testing (Metallurgy) – new

MTA - Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York, NY

The selected candidate will be responsible for project managing a Worldwide Technical Inspection Services Contract to ensure that only conforming… Glassdoor

15 hrs ago

A/D-Conductor Compliance (MNR Employees Only) – new

MTA - Metropolitan Transportation Authority New York, NY

Founded in 1983, MTA Metro-North Railroad operates the Hudson, Harlem and New Haven Lines to seven counties in New York State and two counties in… Glassdoor

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    A nightmare

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Brooklyn, NY
    Current Employee - Analyst in Brooklyn, NY

    I have been working at MTA - Metropolitan Transportation Authority


    Free transportation pass, health care benefits and pension (unless they take that away one day too)


    Not enough space here.

    -Overly political
    -No, lack there of, or miscommunication
    -Management from the top down is out of the loop although they claim there are
    -Everything is about how many years you have left to retire and how long
    -Imbalance of work
    -MTA pushes for inter-agency collobaration, but it never happens; although they try
    -Years sitting and waiting for someone to die, retire or resign for you to move up
    -When you do apply for a job (unless you know someone, have a civil servant title because NOT ALL OF US IN HERE DO, you will sit in the same department for years and years rotting away
    -12 unions and all the layers of bureacracy that causes inefficiency and mediocrity
    -Scandals and bad image in the public eyes
    -Lack of morale
    -Many really do not do any work at all and get paid a lot of money
    -Those of us that want to have a career are told that we came to the wrong place
    -Those of us that have tried 14 times in 5 years to at least move laterally have found that politcs always wins here
    It may sound like I am disgrunted, but I am not. I really am not. I came in here with a happy, excited and motivating energy, but at this point I just want out. Although, yes, in the economy it is a luxury to have a "job" that has benefits, but when there's nothing else to look forward to and they know how bad they operate and just continue to put bandaids on everything; in addition to not appreciating, rewarding and evaluating you for your performance, but just on a test score, then it's time for me to go elsewhere where perhaps I will be.

    It's hard to deal with an organization that lets politcs win all the time over efficient, goal-oriented, and productivity.

    It's sad and tragic all at the same time. Unless they get it together both internally and externally, the MTA will only breed what it has been for decades--status quo.


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