First Transit

About First Transit

 

Job Category:

2949

Location:

Washington, 3136

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Phone:

513-419-3253

DC Transit Bus Driver - $18/hr!

First Transit - Washington, 3136

Posted: 07/17/2018

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DC Transit Bus Driver - $18/hr! CDL License Class B with Passenger Endorsement Required!

Join First Transit as a DC Transit Bus Drivers. Our drivers provide safe, reliable, and efficient transportation. 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.

First Transit is proud to offer:

  • Competitive Wages - Starting rate $18.00, $18.50 after 6 months. Top driver wage $31.60!
  • 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, 401(k) savings plan, etc.
  • Paid, cutting-edge training
  • A great work environment!

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 job requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • CDL Class B with Passenger & Air Brake Endorsements required. This position does not offer CDL Training.
  • 3 years of driving experience
  • 1 year of verifiable professional driving experience required
  • Must have a valid DC/MD/VA CDL license with required endorsements.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work shift hours and days assigned.
  • All candidates subject to a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Become a part of our team - Apply today online or in person at 1710 17th Street NE Washington, DC 20002!

First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,000 dedicated transit professionals through a fixed route, paratransit and shuttle services at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico and Panama.  With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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