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Join us as we change our city.

Are you ready to make a difference, daily? The Charlotte Area Transit System is an irreplaceable part of our growing, thriving city. We're the smiles that greet riders early in the morning, the drivers that deliver commuters safely across town day after day and the planners who are passionate about the bright future of Charlotte. We’re looking for incredible people to add to our team, from bus and rail operations to paratransit service and corporate positions.

"I love my job. No alarm clock needed—my passion wakes me up."

— Willaett, Road Supervisor

Find your career with CATS.

CATS offers you more than just a job. We are a perfect place to begin or advance your career with a range of incredible benefits and competitive wages.

Explore specific positions for more detailed benefit and compensation information.

Competitive pay

Attractive benefits and time off

Consistent, reliable work

Opportunity for education and career development

A variety of positions including hourly and salaried

Purpose-filled positions.

Transit is about so much more than moving people from point A to point B. At its core, transit is about connecting people to each other and empowering them to reach important destinations in their communities. Working for CATS allows you to make a difference in the lives of others by fueling these connections—and you get to connect with the people you’re serving at the same time.

CATS's Guiding Principles

Learn more about the fundamental pillars that guide the development and operations of our regional public transit system.


Community members can easily use public transit to travel to places of employment, education centers, medical facilities or other life necessities.


Environmentally-friendly transit options work to decrease CO2 emissions in the greater Charlotte area and create a healthier community.


Accessible and affordable transit solutions benefit community members of all backgrounds and socioeconomic statuses.


CATS Safety Management System monitors activity through the Agency Safety Plan (ASP) to ensure riders, employees and contractors can work and travel safely and securely on the public transit system.