Job description

Work schedule: Monday – Friday (5 days per week; 9 hours shifts with 1-hour lunch break).

We are helping to staff a program to count the number of homeless individuals within the entire MTA transit system.

The project is to count the homeless individuals at all of MTA’s end-of-lines over the course of 24-hour periods. This job is in the field.

Passenger counts may begin or end at any time during a 24-hour period, and frequently begin in the early morning (i.e., 4:15 a.m. and 5:30 a.m.). Some train or station counts may be required on specially designated days, such as holidays and evenings of major holidays.

What you need to have

  • Fluency in English
  • Basic reading and arithmetic skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
Prior experience & qualifications
  • Ability to read subway maps and be familiar with subway territory, station names and train destinations
  • Must be physically able to walk through a 12-car train
This opportunity requires fluency in English


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