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Are You Right For NFTA

Education requirements will vary based on position.


Competitive Wages

Is the NFTA and Metro Right for you?

How about a career that’s good for you and your community? A job that makes a meaningful impact on the daily lives of those around you? The NFTA and Metro gets people to work, school, healthcare, and provide access to groceries, medicine, on vacation and other transportation needs. Public transportation is a crucial part of many people’s lives. Many may not be able to contribute to life in Western New York without your contribution first. This is the kind of reward that keeps hundreds of people at the NFTA and Metro for decades. It’s a job that matters.

Time Off

  • 13 vacation days of your first year (4 hours vacation credits per pay period) plus anniversary/longevity vacation accruals
  • 13 sick days per year (4 hours sick credits per pay period)
  • 5 personal leave days
  • 11.5 paid holidays
  • 1 floating holiday

Full Time

40 hours a week guaranteed.

Longevity Pay

NFTA also appreciates loyalty. NFTA Employees have the opportunity to earn up to $2,100 per year in longevity pay.


NFTA wants you to feel good. We pay approximately 85% of medical, dental and vision benefits for you and your family. Also included is an attendance bonus, a life insurance policy, wellness program and a pension retirement plan. Cash payments in lieu of participation in a medical plan are available.

The Ultimate Transit Pass

NFTA employees receive an ID card valid as fare on Metro Bus or Metro Rail anytime.

Student Loan Forgiveness

NFTA and Metro appreciates people working in public service jobs. You may qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

Cellular Phone Discounts

The NFTA has agreements with many cellular phone providers. Savings range from 19-25%, depending on provider.

Deferred Compensation Pre-tax Savings Plan

Metro offers enrollment in the NYS Deferred Compensation. It allows you to put aside money from each paycheck toward your retirement in a pre-tax account.

How to Apply

NFTA Human Resources
181 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

716-855-6500 TTY/Relay 711 or 1-800-662-1220

The NFTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer