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Bus Driver

Company: First Transit
Location: Arlington
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Now Hiring Drivers! Now offering a $2,000 Sign-On Bonus*! Join the First Transit team and be a part of something great! Our drivers provide safe, reliable, and efficient transportation to thousands of people each day throughout Arlington, via ART. First Transit's commitment to putting customers first, dedication to safety, and ambition to deliver the best makes for a working environment you'll love. Drive with us and drive the difference! Safety is our top priority and all drivers will be provided the necessary protective equipment to perform their job. We are currently only hiring CDL drivers First Transit is proud to offer:

  • $21.00/hour starting wage -- We're hiring immediately!!
  • $2,000 Sign-On Bonus!!*
  • Tremendous career advancement opportunities due to a strong presence all across North America
  • A comprehensive benefits package with company training, paid holidays & vacation, medical & dental, and 401(k) savings plan
  • Cutting-edge training Bus Driver major responsibilities:
    • Drive one of several different transit buses or vehicles in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner throughout the service area within a daily assigned time schedule
    • Perform pre/post trip vehicle inspections as required
    • Stop at designated points to load and unload passengers
    • Assist in the boarding of passengers using wheelchairs or other mobility aids and properly secure wheelchairs and scooters
    • Notify dispatch of deviations, overload, accidents, passenger incidents, medical/behavioral problems, or bus mechanical/electrical trouble
    • Assure that fares are deposited into the fare box and dispense information
    • Advise passengers of rules and regulations when necessary
    • Complete and submit written reports concerning passengers and all accidents
    • Operate on-board computer fare boxes and destination signs. Bus Driver requirements:
      • Must be at least 21 years of age
      • Possess a valid driver's license
      • Possess a Commercial Learners Permit (at minimum) valid CDL with passenger and air break endorsement preferred
      • Have at least 3 years of driving experience (personal or professional)
      • No more than two moving violations in the past 3 years on driving record
      • No convictions for DUI
      • Excellent communication skills
      • Able to work shift hours and days assigned *Terms and Conditions apply to Sign-On Bonus. The bonus ends 09/30/22. First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry. Become a part of our team - Apply today! 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.

Keywords: First Transit, Aspen Hill , Bus Driver, Professions , Arlington, Maryland

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