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CATA Careers

Look to the road for your dream career!

At the heart of our beautiful Capital City region, CATA offers a unique and rewarding workplace. Join the CATA team and begin achieving your dreams, on and off the road, while playing an integral role in driving mobility solutions in your community.

We offer outstanding benefits and competitive wages to dynamic individuals looking to be part of a progressive team.

Upcoming Hiring Events

On-site interviews will be conducted throughout the events. CATA and EATRAN are equal opportunity employers. Applicants must present a clean driving record when applicable, pass a drug and alcohol screening, physical and background check.

Mechanic Open House: CATA is seeking Mechanic First Class applicants.
Thursday, Feb. 22
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
CATA (4615 Tranter Street, Lansing)
Maintenance Break Room
Free parking is available, follow signage to Maintenance Break Room.
Register to attend the Mechanic Open House here.
Click the "Apply Now" button below for a full list of open positions and online application. 

March 2024 Job Fairs: CATA and EATRAN are seeking bus operators. No experience necessary, both offer paid training. 

Thursday, March 7
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Marriott East Lansing at University Place (300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing)
Beaumont Room 
Free parking is available in the parking ramp adjacent to the hotel. Tickets will be validated on site. 
Click the "Apply Now" button below for a full list of open positions and online application. 

Thursday, March 14
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Capital Area Michigan Works Peckham Facility (945 Reynolds Road, Charlotte)
Free parking is available. 
Visit www.eatran.com for the job description and application details. 

Where will your journey begin?

In the Driver's Seat

On the road rain or shine, join our crew of dedicated and hard-working Bus Operators in driving excellence throughout the Capital City region.

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Behind the Scenes

Making sure buses are always running in top shape, skilled mechanics and utility workers are the nuts and bolts of our operating fleet.

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In the Office

Administrative and Customer Experience teams lead community connections and support our commitment to quality service.

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Get notified when a position is posted!


Driving Excellence in Lansing

For questions, concerns or to request reasonable modification, please contact hr@cata.org.

CATA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). Our company culture focuses on community, both among CATA employees and with our customers. Read CATA's EEO policy (PDF). View the EEO Policy Statement. (PDF).

To reach CATA's EEO Officer directly:

Capital Area Transportation Authority
Att: Andrew Brieschke - EEO Officer
4615 Tranter Street
Lansing, MI 48910

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