Police Officer

  • Full Time
  • East Coast
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Job Information

WASHINGTON METROPOLITAN AREA TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY WMATA
300 SEVENTH STREET, SW
WASHINGTON D.C., DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – WASHINGTON, D.C. 20024
202-962-1280

Updated: April 26, 2024

Job Classification: Police Officer

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority-WMATA is currently hiring Police Officers. Candidates are required to take the NTN Frontline exam and PSSA.

Salary Information: $67,818 to $121,717(Annually)

Hiring Process:

  • Skills and/or behavioral assessment
  • Personal interview
  • Verification of education and experience (including certifications and licenses)
  • Criminal Background Check (a criminal conviction is not an automatic bar to employment)
  • Medical examination, including a drug and alcohol screening (for safety-sensitive positions)
  • Review of a current motor vehicle report

City Overview:

MTPD police officers have jurisdiction and arrest powers throughout the 1,500-square-mile transit zone, which includes Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. It is the only tri-jurisdictional police agency in the country.

Population: 4 Million

Job Requirements

Age: 21

Citizenship Required: Yes

High School Grad/GED: Yes

Valid DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – WASHINGTON, D.C. Driver’s License: Yes, Any State

Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes

Vision: Satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position, if required. The incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of this position, either with or without reasonable accommodations.

College: Not Required