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Applications/Resumes in person or by mail send to:

City Human Resources
Old Criminal Courts Bldg. 
700 East Fourth Street 
Charlotte, NC 28202 

Submit a separate application/resume for each position applied for; include the job number on each one.   

City Employees submit an original Yellow Promotional/Transfer Application to be considered. Resumes may be included.   

All final candidates are required to pass a pre-employment drug screening test and meet physical requirements of the job; some positions require a physical examination.  During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other job-related assessments.   

Applicants may be required to have specific licenses, permits or certifications, such as a City Driving Permit as a condition of employment.   

The hiring rate may be negotiable up to market rate based on the selected candidates qualifications.   

The City of Charlotte offers excellent benefits including health, life and dental insurance, retirement, paid vacation days, sick leave and holidays.   
Note: Equivalent Combination of Experience & Training is considered for all positions.  The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Currently CATS Bus Operation Division IS Accepting Applications for Part Time Bus Operator position ONLY.  ​Below is an overview of our benefits and applications process or click here for more details.
Bus Operators benefits include:
  • Paid training
  • Full benefits, including medical, dental, paid vacation, sick days and paid holidays
  • Retirement/pension plan
  • Uniform allowance
  • Competitive wages
  • Opportunity for advancement
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • At least 23 years of age
  • Must possess a Commercial "A" or "B" CDL with Passenger endorsement or a Commercial "A" or "B" CDL permit with Passenger endorsement
  • Documented 5 year driving history from DMV
  • A Social Security Card
    All candidates must attend a 3 hour video–based assessment.
After completing an application and producing proof of appropriate CDL, the assessment is scheduled through CATS Bus Operations Division Human Resources Department at 704/336-4065. 
Training classes are held at 3145 S. Tryon St.  Applicants who have been selected will be extended an Offer of Hire by Transit Management of Charlotte, and will attend a 7 week training class.  

All applicants must meet or exceed these employment qualifications and standards, which include, but are not limited to:
  • Criminal history check
  • Dept. of Transportation Drug & Alcohol screening
  • Dept. of Transportation Physical Examination
  • Employment history verification
Interested applicants should complete the application below and mail it or drop it off in person to: CATS Bus Operations Division, 3145 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28217 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.