First Transit to Participate in Houston Job Fair

 For Release November 12, 2010

Contact: Timothy Stokes

Maureen Richmond



First Transit to Participate in Houston Job Fair

Thirty paratransit driver positions to be filled  

CINCINNATI—First Transit, Inc., a leading private provider of transit management and contracting services, is participating in the Houston Workforce Solutions’ job fair on Wednesday, Nov. 17, to fill full-time paratransit driver positions. No experience is necessary to apply. Qualified applicants start at $9.50 an hour and move to $10.30 after one year. First Transit offers competitive medical, dental and vision benefit packages, paid vacation and much more.

The job fair will be held at Westheimer Center, 8373 Westheimer from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Interested applicants who are unable to attend the job fair may submit an application at First Transit offices, 3250 Telephone Rd., Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Applicants must be able to work shift hours and days assigned, posses a valid state issued driver’s license, successfully complete the Department of Transportation physical testing, have at least three years of driving experience, possess a sincere desire to work with the public and meet additional company requirements. No Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required.   

Further details on the job fair can be obtained by calling (713) 224-0850.

About First Transit

First Transit, Inc., part of FirstGroup America, is a leading provider of passenger transportation contract and management services in the United States. In 2008, FirstGroup America was awarded the National Safety Council’s highest award for safety.  With more than 51 years of experience, First Transit provides operation, management and consulting for 235 locations in 41 states and Puerto Rico for transit authorities, state departments of transportation, federal agencies, municipal organizations and private companies. For more information, visit www.firsttransit.comor follow us on Twitter at