CATS Paratransit Service assists people with disabilities in our communities and is crucial to providing opportunities for all within our city. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), CATS offers paratransit service to individuals who, because of a disability (physical, cognitive, or visual), cannot access fixed-route buses. CATS operates this pre-scheduled, shared-ride, origin-to-destination service.
Am I right for a paratransit service position?
Paratransit operators must have a desire to serve and care for people with disabilities. This is highly rewarding work helping those with disabilities find transportation independence. As such, paratransit operators must have a desire to serve and care for people with disabilities. This is a crucial service for them, and one that should be a positive, helpful experience for every rider.
Paratransit is a perfect career for individuals who simply love to serve others, as well as those with medical experience who might be looking for a career change or a more consistent schedule, including:
- Assisted living workers
- Healthcare workers