Employment Process

DRPA and PATCO currently employs approximately 861 employees in various union and non-union positions throughout the Authority. If you are interested in applying for any vacant position with DRPA or PATCO, you first must complete in full the online pre-application form.

If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position for which you are applying, you will be contacted and asked to complete the full online application.

Remember, you first must complete the online pre-application form. Resumes also should be uploaded at this time.

In addition, applicants are required to sign an "Applicant Statement" certifying that they are not related to any current or former Commissioner or Officer or any current employee of DRPA or PATCO as defined on the “Applicant Statement" found on the "About Us" or "Employment Opportunities" tab. All postings fully explain the job responsibilities and minimum requirements to be considered for the position. Many of our jobs have a test component. Only those applicants who are deemed minimally qualified and who pass any applicable tests are permitted to move to the next stage of the application process which includes an interview.

In addition all prospective employees can expect a mandatory criminal history background check, employment and education verification, and post-offer physical, which include drug and alcohol screenings.

Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.

The DRPA is an equal employment opportunity employer.