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$4,000 Sign-On Bonus!!!*

Have you considered being a Driver in your community? Now’s your chance! Get PAID to do what you love!

First Transit, as a third-party contractor to Lyft providing services for Lyft's Biketown program, is currently hiring for Drivers/Field Technicians. As a Driver you would be responsible for changing out bike batteries, picking up and redistributing bikes throughout the City of Portland and taking them in for maintenance. 

That is exactly why our drivers say this is the “lots ­of-freedom, life-changing, love-what-you-do” line of work!

We are proud to offer these great benefits to our drivers:

  • $19/HR
  • +$1.00 Premium for Graveyard Shift
  • +$1.00 Premium for Mid-Shift
  • $4,000 Sign-On Bonus!*
  • Attractive benefits package, including 401(k) with company contribution, medical, dental and vision
  • Paid PTO/Vacation
  • Cutting Edge Paid Training
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Year-round work
  • Freedom of being out on the open road (No desk work!)
  • GPS guidance in all vehicles
  • Serving passengers who live and work in your community

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Ability to work various shifts, as assigned, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Safely transporting equipment in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner throughout the service area
  • Deliver & pick up bikes, swap out batteries at different addresses throughout Portland
  • Work alone or with other Street Team members under the guidance of the Shift Lead or General Manager
  • Drive a large van to redistribute bikes as required based on real-time demand data
  • Pick up and drop off broken bikes for in-shop repair

We want you to drive with us, if you:

  • Professional experience driving trucks or large vans in city traffic.
  • Knowledge of geography/street layout.
  • Must be able to push, pull up to 75 pounds, with assistance of a ramp.
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Interpersonal skills - Maintain confidentiality, remain open to others' ideas and exhibit willingness to try new things.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Are at least 21 years old
  • Have held a valid driver’s license for at least 3 years
  • Please note all applicants are subject to drug test, and physical

First Transit keeps people moving and communities prospering - That’s why we need amazing people like YOU to APPLY NOW!

*Offer expires 7/31/2022 - See location for details. 

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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55365 - LYFT PDX- Bike Share
801 SE Alder St., Portland, OR, United States, 97214
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    First Transit
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