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Not bad if you only plan to stay here a few years then move on

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Former Employee - Bus Driver in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Bus Driver in Houston, TX

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

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

Pros

Decent pay, company uniforms, free bus rides to and from work, joining the union isn't mandatory, as long as you complete the paperwork you get your overtime like your supposed too

Cons

Most of the office people besides payroll are clueless and useless half the time, otherwise they try to smile in your face while stabbing you in the back or pass the buck to road supervisors when they have problems with you instead of dealing with you directly

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  1. Don't work here

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    Former Employee - Transit Tech in McMinnville, OR
    Former Employee - Transit Tech in McMinnville, OR

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

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

    Pros

    there are no good things about this place

    Cons

    Tech in charge didn't know a single thing about working on buses. I asked him what he wanted me to torque the wheels at on a full size bus and he said 150 lb-ft. wow, really?

    Advice to Management

    place knowledgeable techs in charge at First student


  2. Suburban Location

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Glen Ellyn, IL
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Glen Ellyn, IL

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Fun Place to work
    Easy low level positions
    Relaxed setting, Helpful staff that helped the day go by a lot of talking throughout the day

    Cons

    It was very family dominated
    Seemed like some management were not all that well prepared
    Staff were mostly lower educated and knew as much as was told to them in training.

    Advice to Management

    Structure in the sites, Better interviews when looking to hire candidates. If there is talent just don't let it walk out the door. Whether it is an intern or a lower level employee.


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