Transit Jobs

Do you have a passion for public transportation?             
Are you effective at supervising, training, and mentoring employees? 
Do you enjoy analyzing, planning, and problem-solving? 

Knoxville Area Transit, the City of Knoxville’s public transportation system, is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated Director of Operations and Safety.  

  • the 2017 Outstanding Public Transit System in North America, awarded by the American Public Transit Association (APTA)
  • a team firmly dedicated to our core values of Team Work, Diversity, Empowerment, Respect and Innovation
  • a company deeply rooted in meeting the transportation needs of our citizens and visitors with over a century of service to our communities
  • a stable employer, offering competitive wages and benefits 
The successful candidate will possess exceptional time management skills and problem-solving abilities, a thorough knowledge of the State of Tennessee Motor Vehicle Code and the City of Knoxville motor traffic control ordinances and regulations, and effective interaction with officials and people from all walks of life.  

Qualifications include:  college degree and minimum of two years of supervisory experience or a HS diploma and 7 years of transit-related supervisory experience.  A CDL license Class B with a P endorsement is required.   

Starting Salary: $58,000 - $65,000, plus a competitive benefits package including paid vacation, personal days, holidays, and sick leave; group medical-dental-vision-life-disability insurance; retirement plan; and free transit commuting. 

Submit your résumé and cover letter to KAT Human Resources, 301 Church Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37915, or email to  Résumés will be accepted through August 6, 2017.  Visit or our Facebook page for a detailed job description.  

KAT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  We enforce a strict substance abuse policy providing for a safe drug-free / alcohol-free work environment.



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