Transit Systems 2021-11-22 2021-12-27

General Manager

Company: First Transit View more listings
Location: Naperville, Illinois
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 137078

First Transit Inc. is looking for experienced General Managers for new business opportunities in the Chicagoland area. The ideal candidate will have proven success in managing transit and/or paratransit operations.

First Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. We currently operate 8 contracts just in the Chicagoland area. Join our team.


  • Handling all contractual services

  • Administrative functions

  • Operations

  • Information systems

  • Ensuring services are provided within budget and work towards continuous improvement of operational efficiencies by analyzing, preparing, and developing budgets and forecasts.

  • Maintaining company and contractual assets: vehicles, facilities, inventories, tools, and equipment

  • Ensuring compliance of all company procedures and policies and local, state, and federal laws and regulation (EPA, OSHA, DOT, ADA, and EEOC).

  • Assessing resource needs, problems, trends and plans accordingly.

  • Provide leadership and guidance to develop location and company bench strength by establishing training goals and requirements for all personnel.

  • Satisfying client, corporate, and contractual reporting requirements and needs. Provide and promote effective communication with customers.

  • Ensuring a safe working environment.

What we would like you to possess:
  • High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Valid driver's license

  • 3-5 years of experience managing a paratransit bus service

  • Proven record of handling multiple responsibilities

Apply today!

Equal Opportunity Employer

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