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Become A Monitor for First Transit!

As a Monitor you will be responsible for assisting the driver in the safe operation of the route.

 Our Monitors enjoy:

  • $13.20/HR
  • Friendly Office Environment
  • Vast Opportunities for Advancement

Major Responsibilities:

  •  Knows the route and remains alert to monitor the welfare of passengers while enroute. Keeps order on the bus.
  •  Communicates behavior problems and conditions of various stops with the driver. Cooperate sand communicates with all passengers, center personnel, guardian or caretaker.
  • Assists in pre-trip and post-trip inspections of the bus.
  • Assists customers in the loading and unloading process.
  • Cooperates and communicates with center personnel, guardian and caretakers.
  • Attends all safety and training meetings.
  • Conducts emergency evacuation from the bus, including exiting from the emergency door
  • Opens and closes service doors and moves up and down steps multiple times daily.
  • Assist with maintaining a clean interior of the bus. May be required to sweep, dust and clean windows and the outside of the bus.
  • Assists the driver whenever necessary to safely direct the vehicle backwards.
  • Other specialized functions as required by contract.

Experience & Skills Required:

  • 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.


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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57207 - Chenango
126 Leilani Way, Norwich, New York, USA, 13815
  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Part Time
  • City:
  • State / Province:
    New York
  • Job Category:
    Operations Support
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