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Manager Trainee

Company: First Student
Location: Nashua
Posted on: May 7, 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, the Transportation Manager Trainee position is expected to be a short-term transitional role that provides both work assignments and training opportunities to prepare MIDs to be promoted into management positions. This specific role will be focused on operations within the Nashua, NH area. Transportation Manager Trainee Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with management staff to develop skill set.
  • Take part in rotations with multiple departments, including but not limited to: dispatch, road supervision, safety, finance, and HR.
  • Develop partnerships with location and corporate staff.
  • Showcase your strong management foundation and knowledge of the business.
  • Perform any related duties that are required or assigned. Learning Assignments for this role will focus on key categories such as the following:
    • Safety
    • Finance and Accounting
    • Operations
    • Maintenance
    • Security
    • Sales
    • Human Resource
    • Labor Relations
    • Legal Transportation Manager Trainee Experience and Skills Required:
      • High School Diploma/GED with 3-4 years of Transportation/Logistics experience and/or 1-2 years of supervisory experience. Bachelor's degree is a Plus.
      • 1 -2 years of previous experience as a retail manager or supervisor
      • Ability to work a full-time flexible schedule, including morning, night and weekend shifts, and to work overtime as needed
      • Active Learning – Quickly process new information, knowledge, and experiences, regularly capitalizing on learning opportunities, and applying new information.
      • Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of programs.
      • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
      • Attention to detail.
      • Valid State Driver's License. First for a Reason Benefits 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. About First America First America is the largest passenger transportation company in North America, we provide passenger transport and maintenance services to municipalities, school districts and the general public in the U.S. and Canada. Our 4.8 billion operation is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH and employs more than 96,000 employees at 1,200 locations in 38 states and 7 Canadian provinces. 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 Student, Nashua , Manager Trainee, Executive , Nashua, New Hampshire

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