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Location Manager I

First Student
Red Wing, MN, US

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Location 714 Bench Street Red Wing, Minnesota 55066 US
Phone Number (651) 388-8244
Categories Management & Supervisory
Req ID JR3583 Location Manager I (Open)

First for a reason:

At First Student, we are a family of 60,000+ employees who take pride in safely transporting more than 5 million students and passengers to and from their destinations each day! Our family of brands include Transco, Total Transportation, Maggies Paratransit, and GVC II. Our employees are at the forefront of safety and innovation; they create and implement the most advanced training and technology the transportation industry has to offer.

At First Student, our Transportation Managers are a constant reflection of our company's commitment to safety and customer service. Our Transportation Managers represent company management with school officials concerning issues of passenger management, route scheduling, billing, charter activities, driver issues, safety, fleet maintenance, and general logistics matters. The Transportation Manager has full supervisory responsibility for recruitment, hiring, on-boarding, retention, performance development, performance management, teammate relations, salary adjustments, and termination of direct reports. The Transportation Manager will coach and develop location employees to support company initiatives and location/region goals. They also Identify issues related to resource needs (driver shortage) for the locations needs and customer requirements
  • Leading from the front! Our most successful Transportation Managers often possess an entrepreneurial mindset and are able to achieve positive results by influencing and motivating the location's employees.
  • Ability to organize, interpret, and make decisions based on the location's financial data.
  • Maintain a client-focused mindset.
  • Three years of demonstrated people management, ideally in the transportation industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in being held to a variety of performance metrics.
  • Experience managing operational expenses: Budget Forecasting, Pay, P&L, etc.
  • Business background in financial, strategic, and operational analysis.
First for a Reason


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.

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, you'll have a positive impact on others.

Apply today and get your career on the road with First Student!

In the state of Washington, all technician and driving positions, including but not limited to van drivers and any other position requiring employees to drive a company-owned vehicle, are considered safety-sensitive and are therefore subject to drug and alcohol testing, including cannabis.

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. First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, and any other fair chance law. Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards Ordinance Poster is at this link or upon request .

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