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Scheduler

Location 1701 W Old 56 Highway, Olathe, KS United States 66061
Phone Number 913-715-8224
Division First Transit
Categories Call Center/ Customer Service
Req ID 38162

First things First: Who are we? 

First Transit Inc. is a leading provider of public transportation contracting and management services. For over 60 years, we have supplied precision, efficiency, innovation, and all-around expertise to both public and private transportation systems. Today, we operate in 335 locations, carrying more than 350 million passengers annually throughout the United States in 39 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. 

First Transit is looking for FT Scheduler in Olathe,KS to review, revise, and produce final driver manifests for next day door-to-door ADA transportation service. We hire individuals who make attention to detail and interpersonal communication their top priority. If you have the drive, confidence, and determination to succeed, First Transit is looking for you!

Our FT Scheduler are responsible for:

  • Excellent computer skills are necessary and the ability to learn scheduling software
  • One year of experience in customer service, or one year of dispatch or equivalent experience that demonstrates the applicant’s ability to learn and perform the duties and responsibilities of the position
  • The ability to communicate effectively and understandably, both orally and in writing; take instructions or direction from members of the team; work in a fast pace environment; pay attention to detail; handle stress; manage multiple duties or assignments, sit or stand at workstation for extended periods of time
  • To possess excellent interpersonal skills, good problem solving and analytical skills necessary to gather and interpret data, have good organizational skills and be able to prioritize work

To qualify as a FT Scheduler, you'll need:

  • A High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to work scheduled shift
  • Knowledge of the Greater Olathe area
  • One year of experience in customer service, or one year of dispatch or equivalent experience that demonstrates the applicant’s ability to learn and perform the duties and responsibilities of the position

Benefits 

We offer $19/ hour including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation. 

  • Currently offering a $250 sign on bonus! 

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. 

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 Transit. 

Extensive Training 

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

Community Service & Impact 

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

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.

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