First Transit seeks a public transit leader in Fargo, North Dakota. First Transit is a proud, long-time partner to MATBUS, serving the Fargo/Moorhead area for over 25 years. Matbus provides both fixed route and paratransit operations. Candidates should have hands-on experience in both transit location management and transit operations with direct experience in computerized transit management systems.
The Fargo/Moorhead area is one of the fastest-growing areas in the upper Midwest. As the largest city in North Dakota, Fargo is a cultural center and is home to North Dakota State University and a regional medical hub. With proximity to both North Dakota prairies and the Minnesota lakes region, there are a wide variety of recreational opportunities available in proximity to Fargo/Moorhead, adding to the overall quality of life in the region.
First things First: Who are we?
First Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico, and Canada.
About the Position
The Assistant General Manager (AGM) is responsible for all transportation/operations activities, including the dispatching of vehicles on schedule, and the oversight of the vehicles and Operators while in service.
First for a Reason
We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.
Diversity & Inclusion
Because we’re stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We’re committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day.
Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Transit.
Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency.
Community Service & Impact
Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you’ll have a positive impact on others.
Apply today and get your career on the road with First Transit!
We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.