UC Davis Autonomous Vehicle Operator/ Customer Service (21332)

Have you considered being a Autonomous Vehicle Operator in your community? Now’s your chance! Get PAID to do what you love!

First Transit Operators provide transportation via UC Davis within our local communities. Our drivers connect people to jobs, healthcare, education and leisure activities! As an Operator you would provide our clients with the freedom and convenience of reliable, safe transportation. If you love serving people and driving – come work for us! This is a temporary contract which is estimated to last approximately 1 year. 

That is exactly why our drivers say this is the “lots ­of-freedom, life-changing, love-what-you-do” line of work!


We are proud to offer these great benefits to our drivers:

  • Attractive benefits package, including 401(k) with company contribution, medical, dental and vision
  • Paid PTO/Vacation
  • Cutting Edge Paid Training
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Year-round work
  • Freedom of being out on the open road, at least 80% of time is in our vehicles
  • GPS guidance in all vehicles
  • Serving passengers who live and work in your community

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Thoroughly understand how our self-driving technology works. Stay on top of countless daily changes, both big and small.
  • Safely operate test vehicles to evaluate and help improve our technology. Consistently make exceptional judgment calls.
  • Carry out vehicle inspections at start/end of shift to ensure vehicle is in normal operational order.
  • Share detailed feedback on our technology & top priorities with vehicle supplier and managers.
  • Be the voice of First Transit to our client, self-driving enthusiasts & curious onlookers.
  • Complete pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections.
  • Perform scheduled runs.
  • Assist passengers as needed.

We want you to drive with us, if you:

  • Are at least 21 years old
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Safety first focus
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Previous vehicle and/or vehicle maintenance experience
  • Have held a U.S. driver's license for at least 3 years
  • Self-starter/highly motivated individual
  • Ability to quickly learn required system requirements, corporate requirements and adapt to changes as future programs are developed.
  • Willingness to maintain cleanliness of vehicle
  • Flexibility for day, night, and/or weekend work. Overtime may be required
  • Please note all applicants are subject to background check, drug test, and physical


First Transit provides easy and convenient mobility, improving quality of life by connecting people and communities - That’s why we need amazing people like YOU to APPLY NOW!  


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, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status. 

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54906 - UC Davis
740 La Rue Rd., Visitor Parking Lot #49, Davis, California, United States, 95616
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