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Location Manager (Manager Trainee)

Location Manager

(Manager Trainee)


Do you want to advance or start your career in the student transportation industry?  Our Manager in Development role may be a great place to start. 

A Manager Trainee (Transportation Manager In Development (MID)) position at First Student is intended to serve as a transitional role for MIDs to prepare them for promotions into management positions (Location Managers/Assistant Location Managers). The role will involve work assignments and training opportunities. Typically, training modules last approximately 12-15 weeks, during which participants must be prepared to travel 25-35%. The participants of the program must be open to relocating within the region once the program has been completed.

Manager Trainee (Transportation Manager In Development) Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with management staff to develop a skill set.
  • Take part in rotations with multiple departments, including but not limited to dispatch, road supervision, safety, finance, and HR.
  • Develop partnerships with location and corporate staff.
  • Showcase your strong management foundation and knowledge of the business.
  • Perform any related duties that are required or assigned.


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. 

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.

Extensive Training 

Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. 

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. 

Community Service & Impact 

Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Student, you’ll have a positive impact on others. 

Apply today and get your career on the road with First Student!  

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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20562 - Englishtown
145 Amboy Road, Morganville, New Jersey, USA, 07751
  • Company:
    First Student
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
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  • State / Province:
    New Jersey
  • Job Category:
    Operations Management & Supervisory
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