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Office Clerk

Become an Office Clerk with First Transit!

Job Purpose 

Performs all administrative functions in the department or location. Interfaces with customers, vendors, 
and internal departments.

Office Clerks are responsible for: 

  • Performs project clerical and administrative details to ensure that all contractual and legal mandates are met. 
  • Maintains contract files and records. Prepares contract correspondence, manager reports, and schedules. 
  • Answers the phone and directs calls for the department or location. 
  • Schedules appointments and meetings for management. Prepares agendas. Prepares and sends faxes, e-mail and mail as required. 
  • Administers accounting data, payroll, and personnel records. 
  • Inputs and extracts data from fleet MIS system to provide data to management and the Client. 
  • Coordinate employee benefits at the contract level. 
  • The above duties are not meant to restrict initiative, but rather to define minimum activities. These duties may be altered to suit the needs of the company as needed.

Minimum Experience & Skill Required: 

  •  High School Diploma or Equivalent
  •  Less than 2 years administrative experience. 
  • Office, data entry, or administrative experience a plus. 
  • Experience with MS Office products preferred. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 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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55497 - Union County
896 Frelinghuysen Ave, Newark, New Jersey, USA, 07114
  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
  • State / Province:
    New Jersey
  • Job Category:
    Operations Support
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