First Transit to Hire Bus Drivers at National Career Fair in Pittsburgh

For Release March 7, 2010
Contact: Timothy Stokes


First Transit to Hire Bus Drivers at National Career Fair in Pittsburgh

Applicants should be at least 21 years old, have a valid driver’s license and enjoy working with the community.

CINCINNATI—First Transit, Inc., a leading private provider of transit management and contracting services, will participate in the National Career Fair, Thursday, March 10, at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 401 Holiday Dr. The company is hiring a number of full- and part-time driver positions for paratransit and fixed-route service at their Pike Street, Bethel Park, Frankstown and Charleroi locations.

No professional driving experience is necessary to apply. Applicants must:

  • Be able to safely transport passengers in a timely manner and complete all pre- and post-trip shift activities.
  • Be at least 21 years old and have a valid driver’s license with at least three years of driving experience.
  • Possess a sincere desire to work with the public, follow all traffic and corporate regulations, and meet additional company requirements.
  • Pass the company’s extensive background checks, drug and alcohol tests, and rigorous training program, which includes in-classroom, behind-the-wheel and safety training for new drivers.

No Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required, but is preferred.   

First Transit offers competitive medical, dental and vision benefit packages, paid vacation and more. For further details about employment opportunities, please contact the Pittsburgh based location nearest to you:


Pike Street
2445 West Pike Street

Bethel Park
4780 Library Road

101 Old Frankstown

72 East 8thStreet

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