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The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, creed, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), age, disability, or veteran status. For more information, see JTA’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy.

We're moving to a new platform to showcase career opportunities. The JTA will use UKG HR Ready application to manage the recruitment process. We've improved the experience to make it better for you to join our team. Applied using the previous platform, not to worry. Your application has been received and migrated into the new system. If you have any questions or concerns about the transition and your application, contact JTA Recruitment.

Internship Program

We are passionate about shaping the future of mobility. Our rewarding internship program blends learning, practical experiences, and drive innovation in the transit industry. The goal of the program is to create a robust and enriching experience for interns, preparing them for future roles in transit while contributing positively to the industry’s development and innovation.  

Interns are introduced to diverse transit career opportunities. They are encouraged to think innovatively, problem-solve among interns, and are challenged to propose and implement creative solutions to address transit-related challenges.

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Our Recruitment Process

  1. Submission

    Submit your application. A key step for consideration

  2. Screening

    Applications will be reviewed for minimum criteria and more

  3. Interview

    Recruitment schedule interview(s)

  4. Offer

    A Recruitment Specialist will present to verbally offer


We are dedicated to supporting the well-being and success of our employees. As a full-time employee, you are eligible for essential health coverage options such as medical, dental, vision insurance, and paid time off, including vacation, sick leave, holidays, and various other benefits. Recognizing the importance of continuous learning and development, we provide educational assistance programs to support the professional growth of our employees. Along with this benefit, we also offer retirement plans to aid you in your preparation for you and your family’s future. Due to the unique needs of each employee, there is an array of voluntary benefits that allow employees to tailor their benefits package to suit their personal circumstances. Join us and experience the comprehensive benefits and opportunities that come with being a part of our team. (NOTE: Benefit options are driven by employee type and the respective collective bargaining agreement, if applicable.)

Employee Recognition

This program is designed to acknowledge and honor employees who have demonstrated outstanding performance or exceptional contributions or notable achievements in their work environment.  The program recognizes employees monthly in three categories: Administrative, Bus Operations, and Maintenance.

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Elements of a Leader

JTA has identified the characteristics of successful leaders in the Authority.

Good Communicators
Critical Thinkers
Strategic Thinkers
Team Players
High Energy/Inspirational
Change Agents/Innovative


We are committed to providing safe, reliable, and efficient transportation services to the vibrant community of Jacksonville. Our team, represented by various unions and administrative staff, plays a crucial role in connecting people and places across our city. Below you will find the three represented unions at the JTA: 

Unions At the JTA

We Proudly Hire Veterans!

At the Jacksonville Transportation Authority, we deeply value the skills and experiences that veterans bring to our team. Recognizing that their unique abilities, such as leadership, teamwork, and a strong sense of discipline, align perfectly with JTA's current and future goals. Whether it's in operations, engineering, administration, or any other area, we believe that the diverse perspectives and skills of veterans contribute significantly to our mission of providing safe, reliable, and efficient transportation services.

Join us at JTA, where your service and skills continue to make a meaningful impact in our community.

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JTA University

We developed a program called the Jacksonville Transportation Authority University (JTA-U). It's committed to fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth. Our mission is to provide our employees with a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities that not only meet compliance and mandatory training requirements but also empower them to enhance their soft skills, leadership abilities, and overall professional expertise. At JTA-U, we believe in investing in our team’s potential, offering a variety of courses designed to support personal and career advancement for all employees. Join us in our journey of learning and development, and take the next step in your professional journey with JTA.

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