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Los Angeles Metro Overview

www.metro.net
Los Angeles, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
1964
Government
Travel & Tourism
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among the nation’s transportation agencies. It serves as transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for one of the country’s largest, most populous ... Read more

Mission: Metro is responsible for the continuous improvement of an efficient and effective transportation system for Los Angeles County

Los Angeles Metro – Why Work For Us?


Overview

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among the nation’s transportation agencies. It serves as transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for one of the country’s largest, most populous counties. More than 9.6 million people – nearly one-third of California’s residents – live, work, and play within its 1,433-square-mile service area.




Vision

Metro provides excellence in service and support. 


Mission

Metro is responsible for the continuous improvement of an efficient and effective transportation system for Los Angeles County.


Values

Safety:  We commit to ensure that our employees, passengers and the general public’s safety is always our first consideration.

Service Excellence:  We commit to provide safe, clean, reliable, on-time, courteous service for our clients and customers.

Workforce Development:  We commit to make Metro a learning organization that attracts, develops, motivates and retains a world class workforce.

Fiscal Responsibility:  We commit to manage every tax payer and customer-generated dollar as if it were coming from our own pocket.

Innovation and Technology:  We commit to actively participate in identifying best practices for continuous improvement. 

Sustainability:  We commit to reduce, re-use and recycle all internal resources and reduce green house gas emissions.

Integrity:  We commit to rely on the professional ethics and honesty of every Metro employee.

Teamwork:  We commit to actively blend our individual talents to achieve world-class performance and service.

 

Core Business Goals

Goal 1:   Improve transportation services

Goal 2:   Deliver quality capital projects on time and within budget

Goal 3:   Exercise fiscal discipline

Goal 4:   Provide leadership for the region’s mobility agenda

Goal 5:   Develop an effective and efficient workforce

Goal 6:   Secure local, state, private sector, and federal funding

Goal 7:   Maintain open lines of communication

Goal 8:   Enhance a safety-conscious culture with employees contractors and customers

Goal 9:   Sustain the environment with energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Come Aboard!

Join Metro’s team of dedicated transportation professionals and help provide the people of Los Angeles County with one of the most effective and efficiently operated mass transit systems in the entire country.

Metro offers a variety of employment opportunities that present exciting challenges and growth opportunities in an outstanding work environment.

Browse through some of our current projects in Planning, Construction, and Completion at metro.net/projects



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    I have been working at Los Angeles Metro part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Learn about the transportation agency and all of its departments. Learn various tasks and positions that can be used at other locations.

    Cons

    Union based. seniority. Level and skill don't matter when someone has plus # of years ahead of you.

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Los Angeles Metro Interviews

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Los Angeles Metro (Los Angeles, CA).

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    Was contacted by a recruiter and submitted a resume. The interview took place in person and lasted for a few hours. Interviewed with direct report supervisor and his superior. It was fairly straightforward and nothing out of the ordinary in questioning.

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