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General Manager - Abbotsford/Chilliwack, BC (13663)

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Abbotsford, BC
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Part Time
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Management and Executive




Join the First Transit team as a General Manager and initiate, develop, and maintain a successful contract relationship. First Transit General Managers are committed to safety, customer service and have hands experience in all areas of the transportation business.

First Transit is proud to offer:
  • Tremendous Career Advancement Opportunities due to a strong presence all across North America
  • A comprehensive benefit package, paid holidays & vacation, medical & dental,
  • A great work environment

General Manager major responsibilities:
  • Handling all contractual services to include administrative functions, operations, information systems, parts purchasing, and inventory control;
  • Ensuring compliance of all company procedures and policies;
  • Ensuring services are provided within budget and action plans developed and implemented to improve operational efficiencies;
  • Maintaining company and contractual assets (vehicles, facilities, inventories, tools, and equipment);
  • Ensuring compliance of local, provincial and federal laws and regulations;
  • Analyzing, preparing, and developing budgets and forecasts;
  • Assessing resource needs, problems, trends and plans accordingly;
  • Developing action plans to ensure customer retention;
  • Assuring a safe working environment;
  • Providing and promotes effective communications with customers;
  • Providing leadership and guidance to develop location and company bench strength;
  • Establishing training goals and requirements for all personnel;
  • Satisfying client, corporate, and contractual reporting requirements and needs;
  • Assisting in technical sales support and develops sales leads.

General Manager Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years management experience from the transportation or customer service industry including operations management and supervisory ability;
  • Relationship building skills in a unionized environment;
  • University Degree or equivalent operational experience;
  • Class 2 drivers license with air endorsement preferred.


First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, Para transit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Panama and India. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

Become a part of our team - Apply today!

First Canada is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, persons with a disability, Aboriginal peoples and members of a visible minority .


Posted: December 9, 2017
Closes:December 24, 2017