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Bus Monitor/ Attendant

Become a Bus Monitor/ Attendant with First Transit!

*$1,000 Sign-On Bonus*

At First Transit, our Monitors/Attendants are a constant reflection of our company’s commitment to safety and customer service. The Bus Monitor is responsible for providing operational oversight, day-to-day management, and assists drivers in safe operation of routes.

At First Transit, we are proud to offer:

  • $14.75/HR
  • $1,000 Sign-On Bonus 
  • Tremendous Career Advancement Opportunities due to a strong presence across North America
  • Positive and rewarding work environment

Monitor/Aide Responsibilities:

  • Knows the route and remains alert to monitor the welfare of passengers while in route. Keeps order on the bus. 
  • Communicates behavior problems and conditions of various stops with the driver. Cooperates and communicates with school personnel, parents and students.
  • Assists in pre-trip and post-trip inspections of the bus utilizing GEOTAB technology, including child checks.
  • Assists students in the loading and unloading process.
  • Cooperates and communicates with school personnel, students, and parents.
  • Attends all safety and training meetings.
  • Conducts emergency evacuation from the bus, including use of exiting by emergency door.
  • Opens and closes service doors and moves up and down steps multiple times daily.
  • Cleans the inside of the bus including sweeping, dusting and cleaning windows. Cleans outside windows of the bus. 
  • Assists driver when necessary to safely direct the vehicle backwards.
  • Other specialized functions as required by contract. 

Monitor/Aide Required Experience and Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Good verbal communication skills. 
  • The ability to work early morning hours. 
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Good judgment/problem solving skills. 
  • Conflict resolution skills. 
  • Ability to manage high degrees of stress. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Commitment to safety. 

First for a Reason   


We offer competitive compensation and benefits, 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.  

Professional Advancement  

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.  

Extensive Training  

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.  

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.

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57222 - Allegany
26 Water Street, Cuba, New York, United States, 14727
  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Part Time
  • City:
  • State / Province:
    New York
  • Job Category:
    Operations Support
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