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First Student


First Student

As Canada's largest student transportation company, we’re committed to the safety of our passengers, employees and the buses we put on the road. With head offices in Burlington, Ontario, First Student has local transportation locations operating throughout Canada providing transportation solutions for school districts and private customers alike.

First Student

Canada Facts

  • Over 10,000 vehicles
  • Over 10,000 employees
  • Operate in 9 Provinces and 1 Territory
  • Over 100 locations nationwide
  • Largest school bus provider in Canada
  • Donated over $1,000,000 to Children’s Miracle Network

Our Values—Safety

Every First Student employee has a responsibility for safety. We have developed strict operating practices based on the latest school bus industry standards that help us achieve the highest levels of safety for our staff and customers. The right attitude to safety—putting in place the right policies, procedures, equipment, training and support—means we will live the safety culture and ensure the future of the business.
Remember: If you can't do it safely, don't do it.

Customer Focused

We aim to deliver students the best start to the school day by offering personalized service in a simple, distinctive, accessible way. School district consortium’s must find our services easy to access and user friendly. We remain in touch to understand what students and administrators need. Our people are dedicated and passionate about customer service, which results in strong and lasting relationships. Our valued team receives ongoing service training and support to ensure we remain the preferred school bus transportation provider.
Remember: We aim to be easy to do business with.

Professional and Trustworthy

We aim to be the most trusted, reliable and best run school bus Company which is what our customers – schools and private customers alike - expect and deserve. By dealing with situations in an honest, consistent and professional manner, we will gain the respect and trust of customers and colleagues who depend on our transportation services.

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First Student is a financially secure, rapidly growing and dynamic organization dedicated to providing the safest and most efficient student transportation service in Canada. Due to our increasing expansion and rapid growth, we are constantly recruiting quality individuals to fill a number of diverse opportunities within our nationwide business. We gladly accept applications and/or resumes for bus drivers, mechanics/technicians, management trainees, operations management and support management on a continual basis. Being a preferred employer is one of our FIRST priorities at First Student. Our commitment to promotion from within is one factor that has brought us to that goal and has provided hundreds of opportunities for employees at all levels. Many of our employees have advanced through our organization to achieve their maximum potential through on the job training and continuing education.


There are many details in managing a student transportation service. These details take you or your staff away from your number one goal - delivering quality educational programs. Think of First Student as your corporate partner. When you contract with our team, you are entering into a partnership with a nationally recognized, innovative company with global resources.

Contact Us

First Student  1111 International Blvd, Suite 700
Burlington, Ontario
Canada L7L 6W1
Toll Free - 800-563-6072