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First things First: Who are we? 

First Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico, and Canada. 

About the Position

This position Manages driver hiring and training program. Trains drivers, driver instructors, and/or other location employees with respect to driver hiring, safety, and regulatory compliance. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations and company policy. Serves as front-line supervisor for call center employees 

  • Interviews driver candidates and selects drivers, based on Contract Manager approval and/or supervises employees performing this function.
  • Designs and deliver training to drivers. Training may include classroom or behind-the-wheel formats and/or supervising employees engaged in this function.
  • While the focus of the position is on driver hiring and training, employees may also have other safety program responsibilities (e.g., accident investigation, forms compliance, safety meetings, passenger management, analysis, and reporting).
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications 

  • 2 to 3 years of transportation, safety, or related experience
  • 1 to 3 years of training experience
  • Knowledge of federal and state rules and regulations regarding safety and environmental issues
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
  • Good verbal, written, and relational communication skills, with the ability to appropriately interact with employees of all levels including drivers, customers, senior management, client representatives, union officials, and general public
  • Fluent in English

First for a Reason

Benefits 

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. 

 

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

 

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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Location
55558 - OCTA
1717 E Via Burton, Anaheim, California, United States, 92806
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  • Company:
    First Transit
  • Terms and Conditions Type:
    Full Time
  • City:
    Anaheim
  • State / Province:
    California
  • Job Category:
    Operations Management & Supervisory
  • Location Contact Telephone Number:
    7145026408
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