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Jobs at FTA

Make the Federal Transit Administration your next stop!

FTA is an organization of over 600 diverse, talented, enthusiastic people working to strengthen American communities, promote economic vitality, and maintain personal freedom through the development and support of public transportation.

FTA has positions in a diverse range of areas.  The agency fills vacancies in the Washington, DC headquarters and regional offices for positions such as:

  • Community planners
  • Environmental protection specialists
  • General engineers
  • Attorneys
  • Research program specialists
  • Program management specialists
  • Congressional relations specialists

Current Career and Excepted Service Vacancy Announcements

  • Current FTA Vacancies – this link displays only current vacancies with the FTA.
  • Current DOT Vacancies – FTA is one of 10 modal agencies of the US Department of Transportation; this link to the Careers in Motion website allows you to search all current vacancies with all modal agencies of the US DOT.

Recently Opened FTA Jobs

Title Location Rank Position Type
Associate Administrator for Research, Demonstration, and Innovation Washington, DC (ES 00) Career, Permanent 
Community Planner Multiple Locations (GS 11-14) Permanent,
Full Time
Deputy Associate Administrator Washington, DC (GS 15) Permanent,
Full Time
Environmental Protection Specialist Multiple Locations (GS 12-13) Permanent,
Full Time
Principal Economist Washington, DC (GS 15)  Permanent,
Full Time
Program Analyst Multiple Locations (GS 11-14) Permanent,
Full Time
Supervisory Human Resources Specialist Washington, DC (GS 14) Permanent,
Full Time
Supervisory Transportation Program Specialist Multiple Locations (GS 14) Permanent,
Full Time
Transportation Program Specialist / Data Analyst Multiple Locations (GS 11-14) Permanent,
Full Time