CATS endeavors to recruit and hire a diverse workforce. We value the knowledge, skills, and abilities that each candidate brings to the table. If you have excellent customer service skills and would like to be considered for one of our challenging, yet rewarding, opportunities, please contact us at

Some of the benefits that CATS offers employees include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Pension Plan for Collective Bargaining Employees
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Free Transportation on CATS buses
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Supplemental Coverage Offered by Outside Providers (includes short and long term disability, accident coverage, etc.)

CATS periodically has employment opportunities. Current openings are posted below. Contact our human resources officer for more information.


Current Job Openings

Listed below are the current openings at Capital Area Transit System:

Human Resources Director

Chief Financial Officer

Construction Document Coordinator 

Project Coordinator

Assistant Facilities Manager

Accountant Manager

Bus Operator

Bus Operator Trainee


Please download the application form below, fill it out, and return it to

Non-CDL Employment Application

CDL Employment Application

Or, you may fill out our online application here

Compliance Statement

CATS is an equal opportunity employer.  As such, CATS will recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job levels the most qualified persons without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age or handicap.  All employment decisions are based on job-related standards and must comply with the principles of equal employment opportunity.

CATS  EEO Statement

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

CATS agrees to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, to the end that in accordance with the Act, Regulations, and other pertinent directives, no person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity for which CATS receives Federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation, including the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and hereby gives assurance that it will promptly take any measures necessary to effectuate this agreement.

Persons alleging discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin as it relates to the provision of transportation services and transit-related benefits may file a complaint with the Compliance Officer at CATS (email – or call 225-389-7705 ext. 2704), the Federal Transit Administration and/or the U. S. Department of Transportation.