Careers with LATS

Good People and Great Benefits

LATS is always looking for qualified, motivated individuals looking to be a part of our bus operation team. To ensure the capabilities of our drivers and the safety of our passengers, bus operators are required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and meet physical requirements for the job.

Maintenance Positions Openings

Essential Job Function: **This position is located at Maintenance Division of LATS - An Equal Opportunity Employer**

Immediate openings for qualified individual for part time evening Exterior and interior/Janitorial Detailers.  The successful applicants must have an Oklahoma driver license, and a High School Diploma or GED. Responsible for the Exterior Detailer to wash and detail the exterior of the Lawton Area Transit Systems buses and staff vehicles in keeping the highest standards of cleanliness.  
Successful applicants must pass a Drug Screen at LATS’ expense.

For your application, you can:

  • Email them to rsimmons@ridelats.com
  • Fax them to (580) 699-3642 with "Attn: Human Resources" on the cover sheet
  • Mail them to PO Box 286, Lawton, OK 73502
  • Drop them off in person at our main office at 611 Bishop Road

Driver Needed

Para-Transit/Fixed-Route Bus Operators are responsible for the safe and timely operation of various sizes of passenger transport vehicles within a scheduled run, or special service, requires a thorough knowledge of passenger safety, ability to maintain courtesy under stress, while dealing with the public. Must be able to courteously answer questions and solve transit related problems of passengers and practice defensive driving habits.

For your application, you can:

  • Email them to rsimmons@ridelats.com
  • Fax them to (580) 699-3642 with "Attn: Human Resources" on the cover sheet
  • Mail them to PO Box 286, Lawton, OK 73502
  • Drop them off in person at our main office at 611 Bishop Road

Interest Form

Applicant Criteria:

  • Be at least 21 years of age, preferred 25 years old
  • Must have ability to obtain commercial A or B license unless you already possess one
  • Acceptable 5 year driving history from the DMV
  • Social Security Card or Valid I-9 information
  • Proof of High School Diploma or GED
  • DD-214 (Military or Reservist)

Employment Qualifications:

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Department of Transportation Drug & Alcohol Screening
  • Department of Transportation Physical Examination
  • Employment History and Personal Background Verification

LATS Operator Benefits:

  • Paid Training
  • Health and Dental Coverage after 60 days of employment(90% paid by LATS for employee coverage)
  • Paid Vacation after 1 full year of service, Sick Leave and Holidays
  • 401-K
  • Uniforms
  • Competitive wages
  • Opportunity for advancement