First Transit

  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Aug 10, 2022
First Transit Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Join us at First Student Canada as a Dispatcher! We are looking for a Dispatcher for our Prince George, BC Location - Apply with us today! At First Student, our Dispatchers are a constant reflection of our company's commitment to safety and customer service. The Dispatcher is responsible for dispatching all buses, ensuring on-time performance of routes, and counseling drivers and monitors on front line. Job Purpose: The Dispatcher role will under limited supervision, dispatch all vehicles to ensure on time performance of service within an assigned geographical area. Responsibilities: Assignment of drivers, regular and spare. Completion of daily dispatch duties and statistical summaries. Two-way radio communication. Prepare and submit accurate payroll data. Assist in assigning drivers to routes and vehicles. Assist in organizing routes on a regular basis and updating route files daily and as needed. Maintain up to date records of operational information....
Aug 07, 2022
First Transit Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
PURPOSE: Oversee and co-ordinate day-to-day aspects of the First Transit Operation. Plan, organize and co-ordinate the branch's daily operations in order to achieve the highest standard of customer service and employee satisfaction. Work closely with the Location Manager and staff to ensure superior level of service is delivered to both internal and external customers. Provide effective coaching to employees and assist in their personal development. RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee daily branch operations. Assist in supervising drivers, office personnel and maintenance personnel with regard to operating procedures. Promote the highest standard of quality service to employees through teaching, coaching, training, counseling and leading by personal example Liaise with BC Transit. Assist General Manager in implementing new company programs or policies, with the aim of ensuring buy-in and an effective change process for employees. Provide input and assists General Manager on...
Aug 06, 2022
First Transit Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada
First Transit, our nation's largest provider of bus passenger transportation, has openings for Casual Transit Drivers in Salmon Arm, B.C. Previous Transit experience not required, we will provide training to successful candidates. RESPONSIBILITIES Enjoy interacting with the public Maintain a clean and professional appearance and demeanor Drive one of several different coach/buses or company non-revenue vehicles in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner throughout the contracted service area within a daily assigned time schedule Maintain the appearance of the interior of the bus Perform pre/post trip vehicle inspections as required Assist in the boarding of passengers using wheelchairs or other mobility aids Complete and submit written reports concerning passengers and all accidents, and communicate with dispatch as required. Operate on-board computer fare boxes and destination signs Perform all other duties assigned EXPERIENCE A valid Class 4 Driver's BC...
Aug 06, 2022
First Transit Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
Commercial Transport / Heavy Duty On-Road Fleet Mechanic First Student, the largest provider of student transportation in North America, is now hiring a Red Seal Commercial Transport or Heavy-Duty On-Road Fleet Mechanic! First Student is proud to offer: Hourly wages based on experience and qualifications! Consistent full-time, year-round work An excellent benefits package with full medical and dental plans and RRSP Program with company contribution Paid holidays & vacation Ongoing company training on state-of-the-art online system Opportunities for career advancement A great work environment! Journeyman Technician Major Responsibilities: Diagnose and perform accurately all phases of vehicle and equipment repair under minimal supervision. Repairs include brakes, engine tune-ups, suspensions, drive trains, transmission clutches and other repairs. Remove, overhaul and reinstall mechanical components with minimal supervision. Lead preventative...
Aug 04, 2022
First Transit Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada
First Transit, our nation's largest provider of bus passenger transportation, has openings for Industrial Bus Drivers in Kitimat, B.C. RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintain a clean and professional appearance and demeanor; Drive one of several different coach/buses or company non-revenue vehicles in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner throughout the contracted service area within a daily assigned time schedule; Maintain the appearance of the interior of the bus; Perform pre/post trip vehicle inspections as required; Complete and submit written reports concerning passengers and all accidents, and communicate with dispatch as required. EXPERIENCE: A valid Class 2 Driver's License with air brake endorsement; A record of safe and responsible driving over the past 5 years; A minimum of 3 years experience driving buses A willingness to work a variety of shifts; A clean, "No Contraventions" Driver's Abstract; To be able to pass criminal records check; To be able to...
Jul 21, 2022
First Transit Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Purpose: Works in busy call center, taking reservations for handyDART clients in the Victoria area. Answers customer inquiries regarding handyDART in Victoria and conventional transit in the Cowichan Valley. Schedules and dispatches buses according to a Collective Agreement and service requirements. This is a unionized position. Major Responsibilities: Answering calls in busy call center; Takes reservations, books trips for handyDART clients; Answers customer inquiries regarding Victoria Regional handyDART and Cowichan Valley Regional Transit; Schedules and dispatches buses; Communicate effectively with staff and customers via telephone and two-way radio; Perform all duties using safe work practices; uphold and maintain safe working conditions as required by pertinent safety regulations; Maintain/prepare records required in transit operations including but not limited to statistics, equipment hours, mileage, etc.; Maintain good public relations via tact and...
Jul 21, 2022
First Transit Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
We are currently hiring an Assistant Scheduler for First Transit. Responsibilities: Manage the manual and computerized scheduling practices of the Fraser Valley Region Transit System A Thorough understanding of all aspects of organization to include dispatching and call taking Schedule and assign drivers and vehicles in accordance with the service hour schedules and scheduled trips for each day Assist drivers while they are in service to carry out the assigned trips on time, providing address assistance and telephoning passengers as needed Ensure that unanticipated service demands, passenger and vehicle accidents, other events and general service delivery are handled and performed in accordance with city policies and procedure Monitor the performance of scheduled trips, reassigning trips and/or adjusting the number of vehicles in service as needed to ensure on-time performance in the most efficient manner Diligence in accurately reporting incidents, accidents, and...
Jul 21, 2022
First Transit Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
First Transit is hiring an Administrative Clerk in Kamloops, B.C. Responsibilities : • Provide excellent customer service to all internal and external customers ( call taking, one on one); • Be available for up to full time work 5 days/week, 365 days/year on an on-call basis; • Bargaining unit Unifor 114; • Transit environment: early, split, & late shifts may be required; • Comply with safety & health regulations in the workplace • Must enjoy interacting with the public • Adhere to all First Transit and BC Transit policies & procedures; • Maintain a clean and professional appearance and demeanor; • Previous Transit or handyDART experience not required, we will train; • Additional projects, duties and tasks as assigned. Qualification Criteria: • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills essential; • Professional and friendly telephone manner; • Strong knowledge of computers including Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet (Word, Excel, Outlook);...
Jul 20, 2022
First Transit Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
First Transit operates in over 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. We currently have openings for casual, on call handyDART drivers. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Comply with Safety & Health regulations in the workplace • Must enjoy interacting with the public • Adhere to all company policies and procedures • Maintain a clean and professional appearance and demeanor • Previous Transit or handyDART experience not required, we will train EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE: • Hold a valid Driver's License • A willingness to work a variety of shifts • Have a clean, "No Contraventions" Driver's Abstract • A good general knowledge of the demographics of the service area • Be able to pass vulnerable sector records check • Be able to pass drug and alcohol testing WORKING CONDITIONS: • Transit environment: early, split & late shifts may be required •...