Job description


Operations Clerk

Become an Operations Clerk with First Transit!

Job Purpose 

Assists the Contact Manager in all aspects of the daily accounting function. Responsible for the completion of new employee profiles, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, benefits enrollments and other clerical and accounting functions.

First Transit is proud to offer:

  • $20.00 / HR
  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities due to a strong presence across North America.
  • A comprehensive benefits package with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan.
  • A great work environment.

Operations Clerk major responsibilities:

  • Processes new employee files/records and submits to the Contract Manager for approval. Once approved, submits all appropriate paperwork to the region accounting office.
  • Creates and maintains all employee current and history files according to company policy. Submits changes affecting each. Periodically audits files.
  • Processes vendor invoices for payment including the completion of invoice log and accurate account coding. Routes invoices for approval and payment. Weekly preparation of all petty cash account reimbursement. Reconciles petty cash monthly.
  • Final billing of all charter and rental invoices including the completion of invoice continuity logs. Maintains daily cash receipts log to record payments received. Follows-up on all accounts receivable and notify the manager of delinquent accounts.
  • Calculates driver/staff payroll and input payroll information into the computer for processing. Accurately tracks attendance for permanent part-time employees. Maintains an accurate driver seniority list.
  • Receives and process applications and schedule interviews. Completes all EEO/AAP logs related to new applicants.
  • Answers the telephone and responds to customer inquiries. Distributes mail, prepares overnight packages, and maintains stamps and other mailing supplies. Orders location’s office supplies and maintains inventory.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Operations Clerk requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities and is a self-starter
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Computer literacy, 10 Key, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point

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.

Close large map
55889 - Will County-Pace, Joliet,IL
2085 Oak Leaf, Joliet, Illinois, USA, 60436-1873
  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
  • State / Province:
  • Job Category:
    Operations Support
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
  • Vacancy Number:
Share this page
Share with linkedin
Share with facebook
Share with twitter
Share with email
Vacancy Alerts
Create an alert subscription based on this vacancy