First Transit Seeking 60 Staff Members for University Service

For Release June 13, 2011
Contact: Maureen Richmond

 First Transit Seeking 60 Staff Members for University Service

Full- and part-time employees needed for student transportation at Yale University.

CINCINNATI—First Transit, Inc., a leading private provider of transit management and contracting services, is holding a job fair Thursday, June 16 at Building B-25 on Yale’s West Campus, 141 Frontage Road. First Transit representatives will provide on-site interviews from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second floor. Prospective employees should follow the blue “Y” signs to locate the building. First Transit seeks to fill full- and part-time driver and staff positions for the university’s shuttle service.

Available positions include CDL drivers (must have a CDL – class B license with passenger and airbrake endorsements), service workers, dispatchers, administrative clerks and mechanics.

Applicants must:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • 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
  • Pass a thorough pre-employment background screening, and
  • Meet additional company requirements.

The company offers paid training, competitive medical, dental and vision benefit packages, paid vacation and much more.

 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