Job description


Gate Keeper

Become a Gate Keeper with First Transit!

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. 

Our Gatekeeper are an integral part of daily operations. Gatekeepers are safety professionals who focus on attention to detail to ensure that our fleet is prepared for daily operations. If you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed, First Transit is looking for you!

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure vehicles are ready for service for the next day
  • Ensure vehicles have all necessary equipment needed for service
  • Assign vehicles to operators throughout the rollout
  • Fuel vehicles if necessary
  • Ensure vehicles are fueled and clear of debris prior to leaving lot
  • Assist operators in locating vehicles during the rollout process
  • Switch operators into replacement vehicle if current vehicle inoperable
  • Ensure vehicles are clear of debris during the flip
  • Make sure belts and cones are stowed in appropriate position.
  • Wipe down all touch points on all vehicles
  • At the conclusion of pullout, ensure all vehicles are turned of and parked in the appropriate 
  • Sort and file DVI’s during any down time
  • Assist Dispatch when needed
  • Duties as assigned

Experience & Skills Required: 

  • High School diploma / GED
  • Basic computer skills 
  • Maintenance skills

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.  

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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55439 - Baltimore-MTA
2600 Sisson Street, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 21211
  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
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  • Job Category:
    Operations Support
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    410-951-5339 115
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