The Entry Level Trainee Program (ELTP)
- Designed to be an entry-level “Career Ladder” program for recent college graduates to gain work experience and the job skills needed to seek a full-time position within Metro or another company.
- Establishes a pipeline for recent college graduates to gain entry-level or journey-level work experience as a Transportation Associate I.
- Exposes recent college graduates to work assignments, projects and technical skills related to their college degree.
- Identifies a “pool of proven performers” who are eligible to “fill new roles” that fit job skills developed over time within Metro or at another company.
- Offers recent college graduates an opportunity to become the next generation of Metro’s workforce.
- Recruit qualified applicants for entry-level work related to their college degree.
- Establish a “Career Ladder” program, which enables recent college graduates to qualify for an entry-level full-time position.
- Permits a starting point for upward mobility in a specific entry-level job classification
- Creates a “Career Ladder” position classification at an entry level to best fit Metro’s business.
To be considered for ELTP participation, candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Graduated from an accredited college or university within the last two years.
- Obtained a GPA of 2.5 (undergraduate) or 3.0 (graduate) or better.
- Must be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident and eligible to work in the country as determined by the Department of Homeland Security and/or the U.S. Immigration Laws.
Terms and Conditions
- Candidates for ELTP are subject to Metro’s pre-employment screenings, including a criminal background check.
- ELTP participants may work up to 40 hours per week.
- Pay rate is $22.14 per hour as a Transportation Associate I.
- Metro does not provide paid vacation, holiday pay or flex time for participants.
- Participants must adhere to Metro’s dress codes, and observe all safety rules and regulations at all times.
- Onboarding (i.e. new employee orientation)
- Professional development training
- Two in-service training sessions
- Metro TAP Card
- Paid sick time
- Transit subsidy
- Medical benefits
- Eligible for medical benefits
Candidates can forward their resume and cover letter via email to:
Or mail to: Metro ELT Program
Mail Stop: 99-14-9
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012