FirstGroup America is seeking recent or upcoming college graduates to join our team as Management Trainees in the Aspiring Manager Program (AMP), to begin June 2021. AMP is an 18-month leadership development program designed to help you successfully manage your own team. As a Management Trainee at FirstGroup, you will be a part of a $7 billion-dollar company that is helping shape the future of transportation in our First Student (leading provider of school bus transportation in North America) and First Transit (largest private sector of public transit management and contracting in North America) divisions.
FirstGroup America has over 760 operating locations in the United States. Job opportunities are available in a variety of locations throughout the United States. Physical location assignments will depend on business need and are subject to change. Flexibility to relocating anywhere in the United States is a requirement. We are currently recruiting for the following locations. This location list is subject to change.
What is AMP?
The Aspiring Manager Program (AMP) is designed to help you succeed professionally by providing curriculum that helps define, develop, and demystify what it means to lead at FirstGroup. This intensive leadership development program provides participants with the tools and experiences that prepare them for an operations leadership-level role within FirstGroup.
You will be teamed with a program manager who serves as a strategic coach and helps curate your program experience. While each aspiring manager will have a unique experience through this program, all participants in AMP will follow the same learning journey. This journey includes instructor-led macro courses to capture the core new manager skills, as well as a library of self-directed micro-courses, manager coaching sessions, immersive position rotations, and peer one-on-ones. Upon successful completion of the program, opportunities will be available throughout various locations in North America.
Responsibilities of the Management Trainee
Business Competencies will typically include:
This program is geared towards recent college graduates interested in the transportation industry who are seeking a challenging, rewarding career in a fast-paced, consumer-oriented environment.
Perks & Benefits:
FirstGroup America is committed to putting our customers first, dedication to safety, and an ambition to deliver dependable transportation makes for a working environment you’ll love. As a huge company with 120,000 staff and over 2.5 billion customers worldwide, you’ll also enjoy security, a brilliant future, and excellent training.
Apply today to join our team!
FirstGroup is an equal opportunity employer. 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. FirstGroup is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, FirstGroup 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.