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Location Manager

Company: First Transit
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

First things First: Who are we?

Twice the size of our next largest competitor, First Student is the leading school transportation solutions provider in North America. Every day, we complete 5 million student journeys, moving more passengers than all U.S. airlines combined. With a team of highly trained drivers and the industry's strongest safety record, First Student delivers reliable, quality services including full-service transportation and management, special-needs transportation, route optimization and scheduling, maintenance, and charter services for 1,100 school district contracts.

At First Student, our Location Managers are a constant reflection of our company's commitment to safety and customer service. The Location Manager is responsible for providing operational oversight, day-to-day management, and directly supervising staff and financial performance.

Location Manager Responsibilities:

  • Manages operational expenses and explains budget variances
  • Manages injury and collision claims
  • Ensures safety practices and applicable regulations are obeyed by all employees
  • Ensures the safe and timely transportation of passengers to and from their destinations
  • Ensure facilities and buses are maintained to First Student safety and environmental standards
  • Leads and oversees all aspects of customer contract compliance and management with a
    concentrated focus on retaining the customer
  • Sets accurate schedules for routes
  • Minimizes route drive times and mileage while adhering to contractual and regulatory mandates
  • Provides accurate and timely operational and financial reporting as requested by AGM and/or finance
  • Ensures purchases follow company processes and policies
  • Drives employee engagement and recognition Location Manager Experience and Skills Required:
    • 4-year degree or equivalent
    • 1 year experience in an Assistant Location Manager role or equivalent experience with management
    • 5 Years Operations Experience
    • Proficient computer literacy essential with Microsoft Office products
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
    • Business background in financial, strategic, and/or organizational analysis
      First for a Reason


      We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.

      Professional Advancement

      Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Student or First Transit.

      Extensive Training

      Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency.

      Diversity & Inclusion

      Because we're stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We're committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day.

      Community Service & Impact

      Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Student, First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you'll have a positive impact on others.

      Apply today and get your career on the road with First Student!

      We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

Keywords: First Transit, Lawrence , Location Manager, Executive , Lawrence, Kansas

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