Careers Overview

Every day, BART employees make a difference in their public service to the San Francisco Bay Area. We’re seeking high-caliber team players who share our values and our drive to be the best transit agency in the world.

Join Our Team

Apply Online

Enter the Online Job Application Portal below to submit your job application (a resume is optional):

Online Job Application Portal

Future BART Employees Current BART Employees

For assistance with the application process, review the Careers FAQ page, or call us at 510-464-6112, Monday through Friday, between 8:15 am and 5:00 pm. You may also email us at employment@bart.gov.

BART Shop crew
BART Shop crew
BART Track Crew
BART Shop crew

Additional Information

The duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and sample tasks performed for each of BART’s jobs are listed on the Job Descriptions page. The list of job descriptions displays the job title, job category, and the union representing the job. If you are interested in a job that is not currently open, you may log into the Online Job Application Portal and check the box(es) of the category of job(s) you are interested in, and save it. You will be notified via email when the job opens for recruitment

BART Job Descriptions page

BART Pay Schedule-Effective January 1, 2019 (PDF)

Benefits

BART offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefits programs you will find anywhere. We pay at rates that are strongly competitive in the labor market, and complement our pay program with an outstanding benefits package.

Benefits include the renowned CalPERS pension, excellent medical, vision, and dental coverage, supplemental insurances, excellent paid sick leave, holidays and vacation, as well as two investment programs, one of which is entirely funded by BART on your behalf. BART also saves you money in your paycheck because no deductions are made for Social Security.

Equal Employment Opportunity

BART is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition (cancer-related) or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws. The BART Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the examination process to accommodate persons with disabilities or for religious reasons. Please advise the Human Resources Department of any special needs in advance of the examination by calling 510-464-6112.

BART’s EEO Policy (PDF)
BART’s Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Policy (PDF)
BART’s EEO Program (PDF)

Veteran’s Preference Policy

The District supports the employment of individuals who have served the country as members of the United States Armed Forces. Accordingly, it is the policy of the District to provide preference in hiring eligible veterans as described in the attached Veteran’s Preference Policy.

BART Veteran’s Preference Policy (PDF)
BART Veteran’s Preference Application (PDF)

Transit Career Ladders Training Program

BART has implemented the Transit Career Ladders Training program to promote transportation careers in low-income areas, unemployed and underemployed communities, and among minorities, veterans and women to fill positions such as Electricians, Transit Vehicle Electronic Technicians (TVET) and Transit Communication Electronic Technicians (TCET).

Visit the Transit Career Ladders Training page for more information.