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CTA Careers

Thank you for being interested in coming to work for the Chicago Transit Authority! CTA offers an exciting, diverse and rewarding work environment where you'll be a part of moving hundreds of millions of people per year, safely and reliably, through Chicago and dozens of neighboring communities.

In fact, our mission is to "deliver quality, affordable transit services that link people, jobs and communities."


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Chicago Transit Authority posts its job openings on LatPro and its diversity job search engines, which include Chicago jobs, Cook County jobs, transportation jobs, Spanish jobs, veteran jobs, and disability jobs. 

Internships, Externships & Cooperative Training Programs

Seeking to build experience and learn at CTA while you're a student? A variety of opportunies await you in these programs:


Second Chance Program

The CTA Second Chance Program is an initiative offered in conjunction with the City of Chicago and social service agencies throughout the city. Working closely with the Department of Family and Support Services, hard-to-place individuals are given an opportunity to obtain full-time employment and training which may enable a start of a long-term, meaningful career.

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The CTA offers a very competitive benefits program. The program provides a variety of benefits for an employee's family, now and in the future. It also provides flexibility, allowing the employee to structure benefits available to meet their unique needs and to change that structure annually as their needs change.


We accomplish our mission with a diverse work force that values being courteous, innovative, motivated, professional, reliable, and results oriented. As an employer, the CTA is committed to setting clear goals, communicating openly, and encouraging employees to develop to their fullest potential.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Diversity Section is the part of the Diversity and Small Business Compliance Programs Department and is an integral part of the CTA. The Diversity Section ensures that the CTA complies with the appropriate federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and guidelines.


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