Summary

Company information

History

Cincinnati-based First Transit is a transport company, which operates in more than 300 locations and carries passengers throughout North America in 39 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, India, Panama and 4 Canadian provinceSee more

Address

Multiple locations

Size

Large

Founded

1955

CEO

Brad Thomas

Type

Subsidiary

Revenue

$1B to 2B

Industry

Ground Passenger Transportation

Departments

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FieldRatio
other occupation33.8%
General and Operations Managers16.8%
Bus Drivers15.2%
Truck Drivers9%
Management - Other8.5%
Maintenance / Repair6.7%
Administrative - Other6.4%
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Professional experience

Years of experience

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Top 5 previous employers

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Industries

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Size of previous employers

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Educational background

Fields of study

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Top educational institutions

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DeVry University-Arizona
Miami University-Hamilton

Employee data

Length of employment

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Age

Age distribution at First Transit.

Gender ratio

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GenderRatio
male68%
female32%

Tob job titles

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Job titleRatio
General Manager9.4%
Driver8.3%
Bus Operator7%
Bus Driver5%
Dispatcher3.9%
Safety Manager2.9%
Coach Operator2.6%
Operations Manager2.4%
Maintenance Manager2.1%
Paratransit Driver2.1%

Career advancement

Climb up the career ladder

How are the chances of advancing your career at First Transit relative to the time in a position.
Low
Years in positionPercentage who advanced
<113.7%
123.5%
217.6%
317.6%
4+27.5%

Top 5 future employers

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Jobs

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Diesel Fleet TechnicianFirst TransitCommerce City, CO
Join the First Transit team as Diesel Fleet Technician! Work in an Essential Business - Servicing RTD Commerce City If you're a highly skilled mechanic with a strong sense of personal responsibility, a dedication to excellence , and a truly positive...Read more
Bus DriverFirst TransitCarson City, NV
Have you considered being a Bus Driver in your community? Now's your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! First Transit Drivers provide transportation via JAC within our local communities. Our drivers connect people to jobs, healthcare, education, and...Read more
CNG / Diesel TechnicianFirst TransitTempe, AZ
Are you the Fleet Technician we're looking for at First Transit? If you're a highly skilled mechanic with a strong sense of personal responsibility, a dedication to excellence , and a truly positive attitude who's looking to make a difference in your...Read more
DriverFirst TransitMcHenry, IL
Have you considered being a Driver in your community? Now's your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! First Transit Drivers provide essential transportation within our local communities. Each day our drivers transport individuals to important locations...Read more
Shuttle DriverFirst TransitAuburn, AL
Now Hiring CDL Drivers!! We Train For The Passenger Endorsement!! Join the First Transit-Tiger Transit team, operating exclusively within Auburn University, and be a part of something rewarding and satisfying! As a Shuttle Bus Driver, you would provide our...Read more
Automotive MechanicFirst TransitDetroit, MI
Automotive Mechanic $1000.00 Sign-on Bonus** If you're a highly skilled mechanic with a strong sense of personal responsibility, a dedication to excellence, and a truly positive attitude who's looking to make a difference in your community, you might be...Read more
Automotive Service TechnicianFirst TransitCortland, NY
Join First Transit as an Automotive Service Technician at Cortland Transit! We're Proud to Offer You: Hourly Wages starting at $19.35 based on experience and qualifications + ASE Certifications earn you bonus money! Annual Boot allowance A clean and...Read more
Bus OperatorFirst TransitCrescent City, CA
Have you considered being a Bus Driver in your community? Now's your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! First Transit Drivers provide transportation via Crescent City. Our drivers connect people to jobs, healthcare, education, and leisure activities! As...Read more
Join First Transit as Bus Fueler/Washer - Servicing Valley Metro! The Service Employee is a labor-intensive position in a fast-paced environment, where the employee refuels and verifies fluid levels (oil, coolant) on all buses and performs cleaning of...Read more
Driver/OperatorFirst TransitWinter Park, CO
Now Hiring Drivers! Hiring bonuses! Now offering Limited Special $1000 Bonus for CDL with Passenger and Airbrakes! * Love the Winter, the mountains and winter recreation? Have you considered being a Bus Driver? Now's your chance! Get PAID to do what you...Read more
ReservationistFirst TransitMcHenry, IL
Have you considered being a Reservationist? Now is your chance! Part Time and Full Time Positions Available! First Transit is looking for Reservationists in McHenry, IL. Our Reservationists helpmaintain inbound and outbound calling to our customers in...Read more
MonitorFirst TransitCortland, NY
Have you considered being a Monitor? Now is your chance! We need Monitorsin Cortland, NYto provide operational oversight, day-to-day management, and assist drivers in safe route operation.We are seeking customer service-oriented professionals who are...Read more
DispatcherFirst TransitHamilton, NY
Are you interested in becoming a DISPATCHER? Now is your chance! GetPAIDto do what you love! First Transit is looking for Dispatchers in Norwich, NY. Our dispatchers are an integral part of daily operations. Dispatchersassure all routes are filled as...Read more
Heavy Duty Bus MechanicFirst TransitMonmouth Junction, NJ
Join the First Transit team as a Heavy Equipment Bus Mechanic! Servicing the Rutgers University Bus Fleet Located At Monmouth Junction, NJ and New Brunswick, NJ First Transit is proud to offer: $26-$35/hour based on experience and qualifications Earn extra...Read more
Fleet Maintenance TechnicianFirst TransitHamden, CT
Are you the Fleet Maintenace Technician we're looking for at First Transit? If you're a highly-skilled mechanic with a strong sense of personal responsibility, a dedication to excellence, and a truly positive attitude who's looking to make a difference in...Read more
Non-CDL DriverFirst TransitBaltimore, MD
Now Hiring Non-CDL Drivers!! First Transit Drivers provide transportation via the Maryland Transit Authority within our local communities. Each day our drivers transport individuals who rely on our service to doctors' appointments, work, grocery stores...Read more
Experienced Heavy Duty TechnicianFirst TransitMinneapolis, MN
Join the First Transit Team as a Journeyman Level Diesel Mechanic! Servicing University of Minnesota! Starting Pay Up to $31.49/HR! We're Proud to Offer You: Wages up to $31.49/HR based on shift, experience, and qualifications A clean and positive work...Read more
Transit Fleet Maintenance SupervisorFirst TransitCommerce City, CO
Fleet Maintenance Supervisor Night Shift Supervisor! Join theFirst Transit team as Fleet Maintenance Supervisor and supervise the maintenance and repair of buses and support vehicles to contract requirements.We hire individuals who make safety and customer...Read more
A/C TechnicianFirst TransitPhoenix, AZ
Air Conditioning Technician Join the First Transit team as anA/C Technician working on CNG transit buses.Our technicians are committed to safety, customer service, and have hands-on experience with heavy duty maintenance and repair. If that sounds like you...Read more
District Safety ManagerFirst TransitUnion, NJ
Major Responsibilities: Supervise and support Location Safety Managers to ensure compliance and attainment of Safety KPIs. Analyzes data and provides direction for opportunities to improve safety performance, improve quality of coaching and improve driver...Read more
Company Rideshare DriverFirst TransitEl Monte, CA
Have you considered being a Bus Driver in your community? Now’s your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! First Transit Drivers provide transportation via Rideshare within our local communities. Our drivers connect people to jobs, healthcare, education...Read more
Fleet Service Employee - Servicing CobbLinc Are you committed to providing the highest levels of quality service? If so, First Transit wants you! The Fleet Service Employee performs fueling, bus cleaning, and detailing under the supervision of maintenance...Read more
Metro Mobility DriverFirst TransitSt Paul, MN
Have you considered being a Metro Mobility Driver in your community? Now’s your chance! NO CDL REQUIRED! First Transit Drivers provide transportation via Metro Mobility within our local communities. Each day our drivers transport vulnerable adults to their...Read more
Non-CDL Van DriverFirst TransitChicago, IL
Have you considered being a Van Driver in your community? Now's your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! First Transit Drivers provide transportation within our local communities. Each day our drivers transport individuals who rely on our service to...Read more
Lead DriverFirst TransitPortland, OR
Have you considered being a Driver in your community? Now's your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! First Transit is currently hiring drivers to be an integral part of the Portland Bike Share program. As a Shift Lead Driver you would be responsible for...Read more
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PARATRANSIT BUS DRIVER - Nashua FT/PTFirst TransitNew Hampshire, NH
?Have you considered being a Van Driver in your community? Now?s your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! ? First Transit Drivers provide transportation via Lyft within our local communities. EachRead more
DriverFirst TransitOregon, OH
Do you live in the Portland Area and desire to assist with providing a vital service for your local community? Do you have the skills to succeed in delivering consistently high quality service?FirstRead more
? Have you considered being a Bus Driver in your community? Now?s your chance Get PAID to do what you love First Transit Drivers provide transportation via Sandusky Transit within our localRead more
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CDL bus driver owensvilleFirst TransitStonelick, OH
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Bus driversFirst TransitMobile, AL
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Call Center Representative- $13/ HRFirst TransitSaint Paul, MN
Have you considered being a Professional Call Center Representative? Now is your chance! First Transit is now hiring first-class Call Center Representatives in Roseville, MN who will be responsibleRead more
Paratransit driverFirst TransitPortland, ME
Have you considered being a Bus Driver in your community? Now's your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! First Transit Drivers provide transportation via TriMet (Portland). Our drivers connectRead more
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DriverFirst TransitIsland City, OR
Do you live inthe Portland Area and desire to assist with providing a vital service for your local community? Do you have the skills to succeed in delivering consistently high quality service?FirstRead more
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DriverFirst TransitCharleston, OR
Do you live inthe Portland Area and desire to assist with providing a vital service for your local community? Do you have the skills to succeed in delivering consistently high quality service?FirstRead more
Have you considered being a Shuttle Bus Driver in your community? Nows your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! Newly Increase Hourly Wages: $17.00/HRFirst Transit Drivers provide transportation viaRead more
Have you considered being a Shuttle Bus Driver in your community? Nows your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! Newly Increase Hourly Wages: $17.00/HRFirst Transit Drivers provide transportation viaRead more
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Airline Employee Shuttle Driver - CDL Required (26138) Have you considered being a Bus Driver in your community? Now''s your chance Get PAID to do what you love First Transit Drivers provideRead more
Have you considered being a Bus Driver in your community? Now’s your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! First Transit Drivers provide transportation via Fort Bend County Public TransportationRead more
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DriverFirst TransitMadras, OR
Do you live inthe Portland Area and desire to assist with providing a vital service for your local community? Do you have the skills to succeed in delivering consistently high quality service?FirstRead more
Have you considered being a Shuttle Bus Driver in your community? Nows your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! Newly Increase Hourly Wages: $17.00/HRFirst Transit Drivers provide transportation viaRead more
Have you considered being a Shuttle Bus Driver in your community? Nows your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! Newly Increase Hourly Wages: $17.00/HRFirst Transit Drivers provide transportation viaRead more
Have you considered being a Shuttle Bus Driver in your community? Nows your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! Newly Increase Hourly Wages: $17.00/HRFirst Transit Drivers provide transportation viaRead more
DriverFirst TransitCondon, OR
Do you live inthe Portland Area and desire to assist with providing a vital service for your local community? Do you have the skills to succeed in delivering consistently high quality service?FirstRead more
Have you considered being a Shuttle Bus Driver in your community? Nows your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! Newly Increase Hourly Wages: $17.00/HRFirst Transit Drivers provide transportation viaRead more
? Have you considered being a Bus Driver in your community? Now?s your chance Get PAID to do what you love Newly Increased Starting Wage: $18.50/HR with conditional Sign On $2,000 First TransitRead more
DriverFirst TransitAgate Beach, OR
Do you live inthe Portland Area and desire to assist with providing a vital service for your local community? Do you have the skills to succeed in delivering consistently high quality service?FirstRead more
Have you considered being a Shuttle Bus Driver in your community? Nows your chance! Get PAID to do what you love! Newly Increase Hourly Wages: $17.00/HRFirst Transit Drivers provide transportation viaRead more
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DriverFirst TransitBrookings, OR
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A: 1955.
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A: they’re in Transportation/Logistics.
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A: The HQ is at Cincinnati, OH.
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A: 32.0% female, 68.0% male.
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A: $1b to 2b
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A: Brad Thomas.
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A: 4-8 year(s).
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A: Large companies before First Transit.
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A: advancement opportunities are low
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A: FirstGroup America, First Student, Lowe's, MV Transportation, National Express Transit Corporation, Ride Right, LLC, RTD, Transdev.
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A: Durham School Services, FirstGroup America, First Student, Keolis Transit, MV Transportation, North County Transit District, Transdev, US Army.
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A: around 21-30.
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A: DeVry University-Arizona, Miami University-Hamilton, Northern Kentucky University, Portland State University, University of Phoenix-Utah.
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