First Transit

About First Transit

It's more than a job. It's a promise.  First Transit employs people who are committed to providing our customers with the highest levels of quality and customer service.  We deliver what we promise.  

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McHenry, 2906


United States

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(612) 378-7471

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Paratransit Bus Driver

First Transit - McHenry, 2906

Posted: 08/9/2018

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At First Transit, Bus Drivers are the foundation of our business.  Our most successful drivers provide safe, reliable, and efficient transportation for passengers with limited mobility.  First Transit operates a contract for PACE  in the Crystal Lake/McHenry area.  Our commitment to putting customers first, dedication to safety, and ambition to deliver the best service possible makes us a national leader in transportation.

Don't miss your opportunity to join our team!


At First Transit, we appreciate our employees’ hard work. That’s why we are proud to offer:

  • $12.50/hour starting wage
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Cutting-edge training
  • Company provided uniforms

As a Bus Driver, your major responsibilities will be to:

  • Drive one of several different para 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
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain a CDL Operator’s License - We train!
  • Have at least 5 years of driving experience (personal or commercial)
  • 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: 5007 Prime Parkway, McHenry, IL 60050!

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 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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