MTA To Hire More Cleaners

The MTA’s NYC Transit division announced their intention to hire 350 subway cleaners as part of their $7.6 million “Customer Satisfaction” program. The workers assignments will include cleaning trash inside stations as well as inside subway cars & on the tracks itself.

The program is being launched as riders continue to give poor grades to subway lines during the current 2007 Rider Report Card period. According to NYC Transit spokesman Howard Roberts, 250 of the cleaners have already been hired. The remaining 100 will be hired soon. When the plan fully kicks in, NYC Transit will see an 11% increase in cleaner manpower compared to two years ago.

Here are some comments in relation to the “Customer Satisfaction” program:

28 year old Manhattan resident Jacki O’Brien – “It’s a good idea because … the trains are filthy.”

60 year old Manhattan resident Boris Shapiro – “Please help us, it stinks in the elevators.”

Transport Workers Union Local 100 President Roger Toussaint – “For too long we had too few cleaners, and riders saw the results. The hiring of more cleaners is a step in the right direction for cleaner trains, cleaner platforms and better service for riders.”

I think the 16 year old high school student Alexis Tripp said it best when they suggested that straphangers stop dirtying the system! I agree with Alexis 100% as a lot of the problems inside the stations & tracks are caused by straphangers. The MTA could hire people until they are blue in the face, if we as the riding public do not do our part, the system will always be dirty!

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I would like to have a job cleaning subway stations and trains. I have been looking for jobs in the Transit, I would enjoy cleaning and making sure everything is clean.

I would like to have a job cleaning subway stations and trains. I have been looking for jobs in the Transit, I would enjoy cleaning and making sure everything is clean.

I’m really need this job

where can I get a application in order to be come a station cleaner ?

I HAVE BEEN LOOKING TO BE COME A STATION CLEANER FOR A LONG TIME,I WOULD LIKE TO BE PART OF THE TEAM BECOUSE I ENJOY CLEANING,AND MAKING SURE EVERYTHING IS CLEAN.ALSO THE MTA SHOULD STOP THE HOMELESS PEOPLE GETTING INSIDE THE TRAIN WITHOUT PAID FOR THE CAR FARE, AND THEY ALSO SLEEPING IN THE TRAIN,AND PEOPLE CANT FIND SEAT,THE WORKER’S SHOULD FEEL SAFE AND BE ABLE TO SEAT FOR THEIR MONEY.I UNDERSTAND THE HOMELESS PEOPLE NEED HELP,BUT SLEEPING IN THE SUBWAY ITS NOT SAVE FOR THEM,AND ANYONE ELSE.THE TRAINS IS FOR TAKING PEOPLE WHERE THEIR GOING,ITS NOT A HOME.

i need a good job so i can take cear of my kids

I’m also trying to get a job as a MTA bus cleaner.
But,it is so hard with the way the economy is today
so if you have any information on where,when and how
to apply for this application.

——please inform me——

I looking for job because is very import for me and family

Hi Folks
Well I spoke to a nice young lady tonight on the A Train Line and she is a cleaner. She has been on the job for about a month and got the job from a “Who you know” situation. Apparently you do not need to take an exam for this job but exams will happen in the near future but just sign up anyway and keep your fingers crossed. During the conversation I had gotten some numbers of how many recent hires where made. Classes of 20 trainees multiplied by 5 making for approximately 120 new clearers in the subways system. The job starts at around $13.60 for day workers and is a non union probationary position where you can be canned on the spot. Night workers meaning after 6 PM get $14.60 for the late shift. Freshmen workers will not be in the same spot but bounced around in all five boroughs. Its not easy to get these jobs so the deck is stacked against all applicants. Take care and chin up its not the end of your life you’ll just be a little broke like most the rest of us.

“Dats All Folks!”
I’m also interested in selling you a bridge.

Hi my name is Nicholas I work as a contractor with the NYCTA I think it’s a good idea hiring more cleaners, because some New Yorkers don’t know how 2 use a trash can. And that’s wrong.

I would like to have a job cleaning subway stations and trains,but where can I get a application in order to be come a stations cleaner?

well my name is lakeya lamb and i been a hha worker for eight whole years its time for me to do something diffrent so im very much interrested and cleaning train stations.

Lets start with you must have at least a H.S. Diploma, You file an application for $100.00. Then you go to a Public School a year or more later to take the 80 Question math tests which is so hard they let use a Calculator. Then if you get 75 or better you might get called for a Physical exam 2 to 3 years later. Because over 10,000 people will take the test, do the math on how much money Personnel Dept. makes (Not NYC Transit).Once you pass the physical (The Physical consists of Urinating in a cup and Blood Pressure test and eye exam & hearing test. More than half fail the Urine test so now we are down to 10 applicants out of 30 then you go get finger printed another 100.00. Then sworn in $1.00 then 2 weeks of training on Biological Waste & Pathological Waste removal & Asbestos abatement and then you get a uniform. Half of my class mates dropped out the first 2 weeks of training (30 Classmates that started with me). While on the job as needed, and I have done it removed body parts and Blood from Train Accidents and Shooting Victims in the Subway. Personnel Dept has 3 years to investigate your background. Don’t forget to tell NYC Transit about Fare Beating tickets or Parking tickets, Or 3 years to date you will be terminated from employment. Lets not forget pay Union Dues the first year on the Job and can be fired for AWOL or Lateness without recourse. GOOD Luck. I have 4 years to go and I would never tell my Family members to take a test for NYC Transit

I like to do clean job with MTA. I think I can be a very good cleaner. I really need this job to support my family. I will work very hard and do it well in my cleaning. I will give a nice environmen to all the people. I will keep the subway clean all the time. I want to give a better subway amd subway station to all the people! If MTA give a chance to do cleaning job in subway station, I will show the how well I am.

i am looking for a mta cleaning job. i would like to know
that how can i apply for this job,and where is the office.

I love riding the trains, but I don’t like how dirty they usually are, but there some i have ridden and they are generally clean. I am a person that is obsessed with keeping things clean.(Just ask my Husband lol)I would love the oportunity to work with the MTA cleaning the trains and platform and surrounding areas. Please let me know how I can apply for this job. Thank you look foward to hearing from you.

My name is Boyeston Taylor I am interesting working MTA cleaning please contact me by email boyestontaylor@ymail.com

Im Raymond Torres Rodriguez im very interested in this job im currently workin in Elite Group Service as Maintainence But i dont get a good hourly payment so im trying to find a better job which im interested in and be a better person and say i could stay stable in. my number is 347-949-9610 you could reach me in the morning and speak to me directly. Im willing to show my community i could be that person to show them how our neighborhood should be like. And be all as one equal place. Thank you lots and hope to hear from you as soon as possible.

A clean Bus on the run,attracts people, especially Tourist, It makes everyone feels comfortable travelling… And want to travel again with the bus. My name is Narinedatt Sriprasad, and I am very much interested to work with MTA,cleaning Bus and fuelling, because I have a CDL AT present.My phone number is (718)843-1636… My e-mail njs328@yahoo.com Sir/ Madam, thanking you in anticipation, I do hope to have an early reply.
Yours Respectfully,
sat, Novr.02,2012.@ 1500 Hrs

A clean subway system Is very Important.

We all should clean- up behind ourselves,And living in a
Clean Enviorment. In this wonderful New York State.

Hi my name is Brian Wilkinson Pass#964471. I hope nobody is using my pass number. I am a former Station cleaner who was fired for having a pace maker and heart condition. The M.T.A. fired me on trumped up charges. They lied against me and I was fired. They left me on Stations that is sappose to have five cleaners. Time Square Station Is a big complex. The A,C,E-suttle line 7, 1,2,3 line N,R,. I can’t pill the garbage by my self. 102 bags of garbage They were trying to kill me. How can one cleaner clean a hole complex are they crazy. SO I AM TELLING YOU DO YOU WANT THIS JOB? IF YOU CAN DO ALL OF THIS WORK GOOD LUCK. I HAD A HEART ATTACK ON THE JOB PULLING ANOTHER TOURS GARBAGE WHO LEFT THE GARBAGE THERE. WHY DON”T THESE OTHER CLEANER DO THERE JOB? I GOT WRITEN UP FOR BULL SHIT THAT OTHER CLEANER DID. I LOST BACK PAY OVERTIME PAY THAT I WORKED AND DID NOT GET. LUNCH TIME PAY I WORKED AND DID NOT GET. HOW DO YOU WORK OVER TIME AND DON”T GET PAYED FOR IT. THIS IS CAlLED SLAVE LABOR!!!!!!! YOU WORK AND GET WRITEN_UP BEHIND YOU BACK.

FIRED FOR DOING MY JOB!!!!! Work for SANITATION THEY TREAT YOU WITH RESPECT. GOOD PAY AND PROMOTION TO SUPERVISOR. $52.000 IN PAY WITH OVERTIME.

2 broadway 20th floor I got metro cards to redeem. WHY CAN”T I GET MY METRO CARDS REDEMED? M.T.A. GOING THE WRONG WAY. I NEED MY MONEY. I HAVE BILLS TO PAY!!!

M.T.A. GIVE ME MY MONEY NOW!!!!

HIRE BACK THE FIRED CLEANERS FIRST!!!!

BRIAN E. WILKINSION E-MAIL ADD briwilk58@yahoo.com

Its amassing how every one complains about, the filthy conditions of some of the buses and trains. We the travelling public have ourselves to blame. So we need to inculcate good habits, Transit is providing us with a safe reliable and comfortable service. What more can we ask for just be employed with Transit.

Hello I have friends who actually work for the MTA I’ve been thinking about becoming a part of the team. But I heard it’s really hard to become an MTA Employee. I wouldn’t mind cleaning the station and the trains or buses, me and my have been talking about working for the MTA even to work our way up to Motorman.

Hope the MTA will read this.

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