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Lots of rules....to keep you safe?

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Former Employee - Driver in Blaine, MN
Former Employee - Driver in Blaine, MN

I worked at First Transit full-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Tons of hours, if I wanted them. They paid time and a half, which was nice, and they offered benefits, which I didn't need at the time. Despite the cons, I enjoyed the work, and would work for them again if I needed employment.

Cons

Lots of hours forced on you (6 days a week standard, 8-10 hour days). Tons of rules surrounding "safety." Always wear your traffic vest. Back your car into the parking spot in the parking lot. If you're seen on your cell phone while driving IN YOUR PERSONAL CAR in the parking lot, you'll be fired.

Advice to Management

I understand you're a large company and that you're concerned about liability, but there comes a point where you are treating the employees like children, instead of allowing us to make responsible decisions ourselves.

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  1. What a Joke of a job,payrate,and management

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    Former Employee - Customer Service/Dispatcher in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Customer Service/Dispatcher in Denver, CO

    I worked at First Transit full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I had made good friends with co-workers

    Cons

    All the management was in competiton and most of them had no high school diplomas,when they started the positions in the beginning of their "careers" so they worked there way up to the positions there in now.

    Advice to Management

    Step your game up ,because the contract might not get renewed for another five years ,that's why Project manager left for another company.


  2. Driver

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    Current Employee - Driver in Nashua, NH
    Current Employee - Driver in Nashua, NH

    I have been working at First Transit full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Get to drive around town and get paid for it.

    Cons

    Worry about losing your job.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your drivers, they are your sales force of the company.


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