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Transit Van Driver


Now Hiring Transit Van Drivers for our McHenry contract! 

New Starting Wage of $20 / hour with a $2000 Sign-on bonus!

No CDL – no problem. We will train you to get your class C - CDL.

Have you considered being a Transit Van Driver in your community? Now’s your chance! Get PAID to do what you love!

First Transit Operators provide transit van transportation in the McHenry County service area. As a Bus Operator, you will provide our clients with the freedom and independence of reliable, safe transportation. If you love helping people and driving – come work for us!

That is exactly why our Operators say:  “This is a job with lots ­of-freedom” “Is life-changing” and “I love what I do!”

First Transit Drivers provide essential transportation within our local communities. Each day our drivers transport individuals to important locations within McHenry County. As a Driver, you would provide our clients with the freedom and independence of reliable, safe transportation. We’re immediately hiring to offer the employment experience you desire and the flexibility you need.

You can also Join us every Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at 5007 Prime Parkway, McHenry, IL 60050 for on-the-spot walk-in interviews. Meet the team and learn more about your future career!  There will be an opportunity to fill out an online application and for an immediate interview! 

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

  • $20 / hour
  • $2000 sign-on bonus*
  • Attractive benefits package
    • Medical, dental, and vision
    • 401(k) with company contribution
    • Paid PTO/Vacation
  • Employee and Family college tuition discounts with DeVry University.
  • Paid Training (We will help you obtain your CDL)
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Year-round work (unlike school bus driving positions) 
  • GPS guidance in all vehicles
  • Making a real difference in the lives of the passengers you serve

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Safely transporting passengers in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner throughout the service area
  • Assisting in the boarding of passengers using wheelchairs or other mobility aids and properly securing wheelchairs and scooters

We want you to drive with us if you:

  • Have good verbal communication skills
  • Are at least 21 years old
  • Have held a valid driver’s license for at least 5 years
  • Please note all applicants are subject to a drug test and physical

*The bonus expires on 12/31/22. See location for details

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

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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55819 - Crystal Lake, IL
5007 Prime Parkway, McHenry, Illinois, United States, 60050
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    First Transit
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