Job Opportunities


CATA has established processes and procedures to ensure that vacant positions are filled in a manner that ensures the best qualified applicant is hired. Therefore, the applicant review process will include one or more of the following: written, oral or performances tests, examinations, or interviews to determine an applicant’s potential for employment with the Authority. In addition to an evaluation of past experience and training, a criminal background and reference check, pre-employment drug screen and if the position requires, a pre-employment physical will be conducted at CATA’s expense.

Maintenance Person

Do you have skills or qualifications on fuel dispensing equipment?
Have you worked with CNG, Diesel and Gas fuel dispensers?
CATA may have the job for you!

We are located in State College, PA just on the outskirts of the Pennsylvania State University campus. We are currently in a major expansion of our facilities to provide a state of the art working environment for our growing employee base.

As CATA’s Maintenance Person, you will be working with a team of dedicated employees who have committed to providing excellent service to all of our customers and staff and you will be responsible for:

Operates and qualifies on fuel dispensing equipment to include CNG, Diesel and Gas;
Operates snow removal equipment, blowers and plows;
Cleaning transit coaches, bus stop shelters, buildings and facilities; performing building maintenance work;
Performs minor vehicle and facility repair work;
Does heavy cleaning work in coaches, building halls, offices, shops and yards;
Operates sweeper and other powered cleaning equipment;
Sweeps, mops, waxes, buffs and scrubs floors;
Dusts, washes and polishes furniture and woodwork;
Cleans restrooms;
Washes windows and walls;
Polishes metal work;
Tends surrounding walks and grounds; mows grass and trims shrubbery;
Cleans shop and industrial areas;
May move furniture and load or unload freight;
Washes and cleans buses and operates and maintains bus wash facility;

See the links below to a complete job description and application

We are looking for that unique combination of skill and enthusiasm for the position and for our teams.This position usually works between the hours of 8pm and 5am with minimal variation and includes weekend work.

If you have

Experience on CNG, Diesel and Gas fuel dispensing equipment General knowledge of custodial practices, supplies and equipment and have a track record of efficiency.
Physical ability to perform heavy manual work – occasionally exerting force of up to 100 pounds.
Are capable and enthusiastic working independently.
An appropriate commercial driver’s license valid in the State of PA and passenger endorsement – must have air brake restriction removed.

CATA offers paid time off, health, dental, life, vision insurance, 401a retirement plan, HSA, STD and free transit pass.        Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check and only qualified applicants will be considered.

For consideration, please fax or email your resume no later than 5:00 p.m. Monday June 20th to:

Human Resources Department
Position:  Maintenance Person
1-814-238-7643 Fax
hr@catabus.com  Email

Maintenance Person job description

employment application

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