Cortland, New York

Become A Bus Monitor for First Transit!

Job Purpose: Assists the driver in the safe operation of the route.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Knows the route and remains alert to monitor the welfare of passengers while enroute. Keeps
    order on the bus.
  •  Communicates behavior problems and conditions of various stops with the driver. Cooperates
    and communicates with all passengers, center personnel, guardian or caretaker.
  • Assists in pre-trip and post-trip inspections of the bus.
  • Assists customers in the loading and unloading process.
  • Cooperates and communicates with center personnel, guardian and caretakers.
  • Attends all safety and training meetings.
  • Conducts emergency evacuation from the bus, including exiting from the emergency door.
  • Opens and closes service doors and moves up and down steps multiple times daily.
  • Assist with maintaining a clean interior of the bus. May be required to sweep, dust and clean
    windows and the outside of the bus.


Experience & Skills Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to work early morning hours.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good judgment/problem solving skills.
  • Conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to manage high degrees of stress.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to safety

Benefits  

We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.  

Diversity & Inclusion  

Because we’re stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We’re committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day.  

Professional Advancement  

Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Transit.  

Extensive Training  

Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency.  

Community Service & Impact  

Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you’ll have a positive impact on others.

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.

Cortland, New York

We consider it an honor to extend meaningful career opportunities to veterans once they separate and to military spouses as their husbands and wives actively serve. We pride ourselves on understanding military families’ unique circumstances and accommodating what they need, whether it’s:

  • A part or full-time job upon separation to ease your transition into the civilian workforce
  • A full or part-time job to supplement your serving spouse’s income
  • The freedom, flexibility, and peace of mind to move with your military transferred spouse – we have thousands of locations all across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada
  • The start of a successful future that sees twenty or more years of distinguished service with us, with many promotions and achievements along the way

Join us and you’ll find that our mission of strengthening our local communities and core values that stress integrity, excellence, caring and dedication are very similar to the military. We also have directly related technical, mechanical, maintenance and automotive opportunities along with management and leadership opportunities where you can continue to lead and serve with passion and pride.

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