Hiring Process


Once you've decided to launch your career, follow the steps below for more information on the hiring process.



Step 1: Search for Open Positions Visit the job search page and review all open positions to find the best match for your experience and qualifications.


Step 2: Complete Profile and Apply. Create your candidate profile, upload your current resume and complete an application. If you do not see an open position right away, create a job agent to receive email updates regarding positions that best match your job search. 


Step 3: Talent Advisor Screens Application and Resume. A Talent Advisor reviews your information against the qualifications for the position. Qualified candidates are forwarded to the hiring manager for review and consideration.


Step 4: Interview with Hiring Manager Selected candidates are contacted via email by the Talent Advisor or hiring manager to schedule a phone or face-to-face interview.


Step 5: Pre-Employment Background Screen The final candidate is submitted for a background screen.


Step 6: Offer of Employment Talent Advisor extends offer of employment via email.


Step 7: Finalist signs Offer Letter Finalist returns signed offer letter package to the Talent Advisor.


Step 8: Drug Screen Finalist submits to drug screen and/or physical, depending on the position requirements.


Step 9: Congratulations! Welcome to The Kansas City Southern Railway team.


We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer/Veteran/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.