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Metro Veterans Program

Your skills and continued service are valuable to us.

Metro is seeking active military personnel and veterans to fulfill roles in LA County’s ever-growing transportation industry.

At Metro, we recognize that translating your military skills to transitioning to civilian life can be a difficult process. But Metro CEO Phil Washington is committed to supporting veterans and their families. We’ve established a veteran hiring initiative with the goal of placing veterans as 6% of our workforce. And we’re reaching out to local communities and surrounding areas to provide information on rewarding and challenging career opportunities in transportation.

Metro has also launched the Military Skills Translator (MST) tool. The MST is a tool you can use to find employment opportunities at Metro that you are best qualified for, based on your military experience. We urge you to have a look.

HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award

Metro is proudly recognized as a HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award recipient. The HIRE Vets Medallion Program is the only federal-level award for veterans’ employment. This award acknowledges Metro’s efforts in recruiting, employing, and retaining our nation’s veterans.

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Date Event/Description
March 2019
13 March Los Angeles Veteran Collaborative (LAVC)
21 March Construction Career Awareness Day
22 March Women’s Veteran Summit in LA County, Bob Hope Patriotic Hall
26 March Naval Base Ventura County, Port Hueneme Career Fair (9am-1pm)
30 March Azusa Army National Guard Job Fair & Hiring Event
April 2019
7-9 April CALVETS Leadership Summit, San Diego, CA (Metro will be speaking on employment)
10 April

Open House Career & Resource Fair

10 April Los Angeles Veteran Collaborative (LAVC)
12 April

Metro Women Advisory Meeting (Metro Headquarters)

19 April March Air Force Base Job Fair
23 April

Los Angeles Air Force Base career Fair (10am-2pm)

25 April Honor A Hero; Hire A Vet (HAHHAV) Event in Canoga Park
May 2019
4 May Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program (YRRP)
7 May Goodwill Annual Hiring Event (City of Long Beach)
8 May

Los Angeles Veteran Collaborative (LAVC)

25 May Kathryn Barger 5th District Supervisor County of Los Angeles / 22nd Annual Tribute to veterans & Military Families

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