First Student Hosting Career Fairs to Fill Driver Positions in Kansas City, Mo. Area
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First Student Hosting Career Fairs to Fill Driver Positions in Kansas City, Mo. Area

May 6, 2011

CINCINNATI — First Student, Inc., the nation’s leader in student transportation, is holding thirteen career fairs in May and June to find safety-conscious, qualified part-time school bus drivers for locations throughout the Kansas City, Mo. area. The company seeks drivers to fill positions at its Kansas City, Parkville and Grandview facilities in Mo. and Olathe, Merriam and Gardner locations in Kan. First Student seeks applicants who are committed to providing safe transportation and excellent customer service, and have genuine, caring attitudes for children. The company will provide all necessary training.

Prospective drivers have the opportunity to apply at career fairs held on the following days at area First Student locations including:

  • Tue., May 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. First Student Olathe 18950 W. 157th Terrace, Olathe, KS 66062 (913) 782-1050 First Student Merriam 5519 Merriam Dr., Merriam, KS 66203 (913) 432-1900 First Student Kansas City 8611 East 21st St., Kansas City, MO 64126 (816) 254-5262  
  • Wed., May 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. First Student Gardner 19450 S. Gardner Rd., Gardner, KS 66030 (913) 856-5650  
  • Tue., June 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. First Student Olathe 18950 W. 157th Terrace, Olathe, KS 66062 (913) 782-1050 First Student Gardner 19450 S. Gardner Rd., Gardner, KS 66030 (913) 856-5650 First Student Shawnee 8020 Monticello Terrace, Shawnee, KS 66227 (913) 422-8501 First Student Lawrence 1548 East 23rd St., Suite B, Lawrence, KS 66046 (785) 841-3594  
  • Wed., June 8 from 9:30 to 1 p.m. First Student Parkville (starts at 10 a.m.) 6207 NW Bell Rd., Parkville, MO 64152 (816) 741-4023 First Student Merriam 5519 Merriam Dr., Merriam, KS 66203 (913) 432-1900 First Student Kansas City 8611 East 21st St., Kansas City, MO 64126 (816) 254-5262

In addition, First Student will host two career fairs at the Kansas Workforce Partnership, 9221 Quivera Rd., in Overland Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on

  • Tue., June 7
  • Tue., June 28

Prospective candidates must be at least 21 years old and able to pass all background checks and drug screens. Driver applicants must have at least three years of driving experience and possess a valid driver’s license. They must be able to safely transport students in a timely manner and complete all pre- and post-trip shift activities. Applicants should possess a sincere desire to work with the public, follow all traffic and corporate regulations, and meet additional company requirements.  

First Student offers competitive wages and a flexible schedule. For further details on the hiring events or for applicants unable to attend the job fairs but who would like to be considered for a position, contact a local First Student office or call (877) 285-2646. Additional information on working with First Student can be found by visiting www.firststudentinc.com.

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