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PARATRANSIT BUS DRIVER – $16.65 – FULL-TIME - $1,000* sign-on Bonus

First Transit Capitol Heights Full-Time
$0.00 - $16.65 / hour
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 Have you considered being a Vehicle Operator in your community? Now’s your chance! Get PAID to do what you love!

First Transit Operators provide transportation via WMATA/MetroAccess within our local communities. Each day our drivers transport individuals who rely on our service to doctors’ appointments, work, grocery stores, and much, much more! As a Van Driver, you would 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 drivers say this is the “lots ­of-freedom, life-changing, love-what-you-do” line of work!

 We host open interviews every Monday from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm!

No appointment needed!

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

  • $16.65/HR Starting Wage
  • $1,000* sign-on bonus!
  • Attractive benefits package, including 401(k) with company contribution, medical, dental and vision
  • Paid PTO/Vacation
  • Cutting Edge Paid Training
  • Flexible and Consistent work schedule
  • Year-round work
  • Freedom of being out on the open road (No desk work!)
  • 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 secure 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 - This requirement is not to include the time you have held a learners permit or provisional license.
  • Must be in possession of a valid DC, MD, or VA driver's license.
  • Please note all applicants are subject to background check, drug test, and physical

We're located at 8621 Central Ave. Capitol Heights, MD 20743

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

*Offer ends 08/31/2019; See location for details!

First Transit is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.  Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected statuses. 

 

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First Transit, Inc. supplies precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. For 60 years, First Transit has had hands-on experience with nearly every facet of transportation operations, maintenance, and administration. As the nation's leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services, we know transit.

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, First Transit operates in 242 locations, carrying more than 300 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and 4 Canadian provinces. Each day, our managers address the complexities in today's challenging political, economic, social, and operational environments.

First Transit's business practices are designed to offer exceptional customer service, an award-winning safety program and the highest satisfaction that comes from quality throughout our operations.

Applied in many operating environments, our varied skills include:

  • Traditional fixed route and ADA paratransit services under management contracts or turnkey operational contracts
  • ADA call centers services and brokerage services for human service transportation
  • Flexible Route
  • Rural and Urban Transit Systems
  • University Transportation Services
  • Airport Shuttle Services
  • Maintenance and facilities management
  • Alternative fuel operations, including electric, hybrid, and compressed gas powered coaches

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