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Transit Bus Driver


First Transit has been purchased by Transdev and will be the employer for this job posting. We are the leading integrator and operator of multiple modes of transportation. With a combined presence in 43 US states, plus DC and Puerto Rico, we have lots of opportunities for growth! You can find additional job opportunities and locations directly at

$25 / hour Fixed Route CDL

 $27 / hour Fixed Route CDL Split Shift

$2,000 Sign-on Bonus*

No CDL is required to start!  We provide PAID CDL Training!  


Enjoy making a positive difference in the community and your customer service skills are outstanding?  We welcome you to join the First Transit team! If meeting new people, helping others and driving are what you enjoy, this is the perfect career opportunity for you!

First Transit Drivers provide transportation for our public transit clients including the Metropolitan Council and the City of Plymouth. Our drivers connect people to jobs, healthcare, education, and leisure activities! We’re immediately hiring to offer the employment experience you desire and the flexibility you need.

We are proud to offer these great benefits to our drivers:

  • Fixed Route CDL Starting $25 / hour (applies to Met Council Routes, see location for details)
  • Fixed Route CDL Split Shift Starting $27 / hour (applies to Met Council Routes, see location for details)
  • $2,000 Sign-on Bonus *Offer expires 5/31/2023. See location for details. 
  • Evenings and Weekends shifts available
  • Paid Training (we will help you obtain a CDL)
  • Attractive benefits package
    • Medical, dental, and vision
    • 401(k) with company contribution
    • Paid Vacation and Sick Time 
  • Employee and Family college tuition discounts with DeVry University.
  • Full Time 
  • Year-round work (unlike School Bus!)
  • Serving passengers who live and work in your community

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Safely transporting passengers in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner throughout the service area

We want you to drive with us if you:

  • Have good communication skills
  • Are at least 21 years old
  • Have held a valid driver’s license for at least 3 years
  • Please note all applicants are subject to physical and DOT drug testing. DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of schedule 1 drugs, including marijuana, for any reason

First Transit keeps people moving and communities prospering - That’s why we need amazing people like YOU to APPLY NOW!

Questions? Call Jennifer at 612-378-7471

Apply online today, or come meet the team and learn more about your future career! 

On-the-spot interviews every Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at 

3400  Spring Street NE, Minneapolis 55413

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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55854 - Spring Street
3400 Spring St.,N.E., Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 55413
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    First Transit
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