Career Fair for Full-Time Drivers - December 20th! (14226)

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Career Fair for Full Time Drivers!! 

Date: Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Time: 9 am - 1 pm

Where: 8210 Beechcraft Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20879


 What: Learn more about First Transit! We will be conducting open interviews and providing information on career opportunities. Please apply online before coming in.



First Transit is hiring Paratransit Drivers for the Washington DC Metropolitan DC area to provide passengers with transportation in vehicles designed for wheelchair lifts, etc.  This position focuses on non-medical transportation. Candidates with customer service experience, medical and patient care services are encouraged to apply.

Who WE Are: 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.



  • No Experience Needed!
  • $500 employee referral bonus.
  • $1000 Sign-On Bonus! (conditions apply)
  • Paid Training!
  • Competitive wages starting at $16.00/hour.
  • Generous benefits package: medical coverage, dental, vision, life and more...
  • Paid time off benefits.
  • Ability to advance your career!



  • Drive lift equipped vans 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
  • Notify dispatch of deviations, overload, accidents, passenger incidents, or bus mechanical concerns
  • Advise passengers of rules and regulations when necessary
  • Complete and submit written reports as needed
  • The ability to transport passengers throughout the Maryland and Washington, DC area in a safe and courteous manner.
  • Greet passengers, ensure fare payment and maintain a safe environment.
  • Training shifts are assigned based on business need, weekdays and some weekends.  Employees will be required to bid a shift which includes weekdays, evenings, holidays, weekend shifts.



  • Must be at least 21 years old or older with a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing (personal or professional) in MD, DC, or VA.

(Not including a learners permit or provisional license.)

  • Must possess excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Must be punctual with an emphasis on your attendance.
  • Must submit to drug testing, DOT physical, and an extensive criminal background check.
  • Must be able to work in all types of weather.
  • Must be able to complete driver training.
  • All candidates subject to pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen.



  • Sit for extended periods of time.
  • Lift, push, pull, and carry tools, objects, or equipment above shoulder level without assistance.
  • Move up and down stairs easily.
  • Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.

For more information, please contact us at 301.310.3394

Visit our website at www. apply.firstgroupcareers.com

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

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, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or another legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

Drug-free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in the US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen, DOT physical and background check



First Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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55454 - Metro Access - Gaithersburg
8210 Beechcraft Ave., Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 20879
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    First Transit
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    December 19 2017
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