Because we’re the #1 name in our industry.

Chances are you’ve ridden in or shared the road with our school buses.

We are the largest passenger transportation company in North America with 545 locations across the United States and Canada. Operating for over 100 years, we’re extremely proud of where we’ve been and even more proud of where we’re going.

We are 58,000+
employees strong

Number of schools served?

We operate in 41 states
and 8 Canadian provinces.

Because we keep
North America moving.

Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, we provide busing, transportation and maintenance services to school districts and the general public in the U.S. and Canada.

Featured Opportunities


Bus and van opportunities, comprehensive training, full and part-time shifts.

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Location Managers

Help keep our operations running
smoothly and safely.

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Advanced technology, training,
bonuses and more.

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At First, we’re on board with wherever you are or want to be.

Imagine career, job and promotional opportunities everywhere you look and go, spanning two countries, one continent and thousands of local communities. At First, we employ people from all walks of life – from Pennsylvania to Portland; Montreal to Minnesota; Alaska to Atlanta; and everywhere in between.
Our size, scope and reach are unmatched and so are the opportunities we can offer your life and career. Whether you want to work in your hometown, or want to relocate where your interests and ambitions take you, our 500 locations across North America have you covered.


Why First

Diversity & Inclusion

We’re committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day.

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Military & Military Spouses

We highly value the sacrifice and commitment military veterans and their families have made to protect our freedom and are proud to offer them meaningful employment opportunities.

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Our future leaders start here. This 18-month leadership development program fully prepares you to take on a leadership-level role within First Student.

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Find a workstyle that fits your lifestyle.

No matter where you are in your life or career, we have job and career opportunities to match. At First, where, how fast and how far you go is truly up to you.

Success Stories

Todd started with us over 40 years ago as a mechanic and now he’s Senior Vice President of Maintenance overseeing management for all 500 maintenance operations in North America.

Todd Hawkins
Senior Vice President of Maintenance