Employment | Frequently Asked Questions

For which positions are you currently hiring?

View detailed job descriptions for open positions on our Employment Opportunities page.

How do I apply for employment?

We have recently upgraded to an online application process, please visit our Career Center to create an online profile, apply for job opportunities and view our current job openings. 


How can I check on the status of my application?

If you submitted your application online through our Career Center you will receive an email notifying you once it has been received.  You may also view the positions you have applied for by logging into the Career Center and viewing "My Submittals".


Where can I access a public computer?

San Diego Public Library Information

Local Career Centers


How can I get a copy of my driving record (H-6)?


Please visit your local DMV office.


Once I create an online profile and submit my application online, will a Human Resources Representative meet with me to review it?

A representative from Human Resources will contact you only if you are selected for testing or an interview.

How long before I hear from MTS after submitting an application for employment?

In most instances each application submittal will be acknowledged; however, it may take several weeks depending upon the volume of responses received.

How will I be notified by MTS?

Most communications will be done by email.  If selected to interview or testing, you may be contacted by telephone, email and/or mail.  


How long will you be accepting applications?

Applications are generally accepted until the position is filled; see the specific job posting for more information.

Do you hire the people that clean the Trolleys?

No, they are hired through our contractor, NMS Management, Inc. (619-425-0440).

Who hires for security positions for MTS?

MTS hires the Code Compliance Inspectors for Trolley and Bus. Transit System security guards are hired through Universal Protection Services (619-275-7000).


How do I make a request for a reasonable accommodation?

MTS complies with all applicable laws regarding employment, including those protecting individuals with disabilities.  We encourage applicants who wish to request reasonable accommodations(s) for any part of the application or hiring process to contact us through any of the following methods:

Email: jobs@sdmts.com  Subject: Reasonable Accommodations

Phone: 619-557-4598

Mail: Metropolitan Transit System

         1255 Imperial Avenue, Suite 1000

         San Diego, CA 92101

         Attn: Manager of Human Resources


How do I contact MTS regarding general employment inquiries?

Email: jobs@sdmts.com

Phone: 619-557-4598


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