Job description


Scheduler/ Router

Become a Scheduler/ Call Taker with First Transit!

Job Purpose

Establishes efficient running routes for drivers and the school district as well as for charter drivers and 
charter routes.

Major Responsibilities: 

  •  Ensures that routes are established as efficiently as possible. 
  • Maintains the routes for accuracy and efficiency. 
  • Establishes miles per route for distribution to schools and monitors financial costs. 
  • May work with software programs to establish routes for drivers and the school district, as well as for 
    charter drivers and charter routes. 
  • Verifies accuracy of driver’s route times and stop times on the actual routes are correct. Verification 
    may be performed through physical audits. 
  • Demonstrates and promotes a safe environment at all times. 
  • Assists the Contract Manager in establishing standard hours accuracy report. 
  • Meets with school officials as needed to keep routes current and accurate. 
  • May maintain on a spreadsheet driver miles and amount of time for drivers for billing preparation. 
  • May drive bus route as needed. 
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Experience & Skills Required: 

  •  High School Diploma or equivalent required 
  • CDL operator’s license
  • Possesses excellent knowledge of city and surrounding area 
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment 
  • Good organizational and customer service skills 
  • Good computer 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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55802 - Antioch, CA
801 Wilbur Avenue, Antioch, California, USA, 94509
  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
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  • Job Category:
    Operations Support
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    925 706 4375
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