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Company: First Transit
Location: Baltimore, MD
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Transportation, Logistics, Trucking


Become a Gate Attendant with First Transit!

Job Purpose

Become a part of our First Transit team as a Gate Attendant. The Gate Attendant is a hands-on position responsible for maintaining the facilities inside and outside. This includes maintaining the parking lot, checking in/out vehicles, parking vehicles, and maximizing the use of space in the lot, light lawn maintenance and snow removal are required. Gate Attendant must ensure on-time pull-out performance and vehicle cleanliness. Responsible for checking vehicles to ensure that they are in sound working condition. Gate Attendant are held accountable for the quality of their work and assisting the upkeep and appearance of outdoor areas.

At First Transit, we are proud to offer:

  • $20.00 / HR
  • An excellent benefits package with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and a 401(k) savings plan.
  • Opportunities for Advancement Nationwide! - Advance your career as Shop Manager, Region Maintenance Manager, or work in our Greyhound, First Transit, & First Vehicle Services divisions across North America! 
  • A great work environment!

Gate Attendant  responsibilities include:

  • Ensure vehicles are ready for service for the next day
  • Ensure vehicles have all necessary equipment needed for service
  • Assign vehicles to operators throughout the rollout
  • Fuel vehicles if necessary
  • Ensure vehicles are fueled and clear of debris prior to leaving lot
  • Assist operators in locating vehicles during the rollout process
  • Switch operators into replacement vehicle if current vehicle inoperable
  • Ensure vehicles are clear of debris during the flip
  • Make sure belts and cones are stowed in appropriate position.
  • Wipe down all touch points on all vehicles
  • At the conclusion of pullout, ensure all vehicles are turned off and parked in the appropriate location
  • Sort and file DVI's during any down time
  • Assist Dispatch when needed
  • Duties as assigned

Gate Attendant requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Valid DC/MD or Virginia drivers license
  • Knowledge of computers
  • Customer service experience
  • Able to make sound judgment decisions
  • Team-player attitude


We offer competitive compensation and benefits including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.  

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.  

Subject to DOT drug testing. DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of Schedule I drugs, including marijuana, for any reason.

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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