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First Student Hosts Job Fairs in St. Joseph and Mound City, Mo.

CINCINNATI — First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, is holding three job fairs in St. Joseph and Mound City, Mo. to fill school bus driver positions in St. Joseph, Rosendale, Chillicothe, DeKalb, Mound City, Oregon and Craig.  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 for those in need of a Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

Prospective First Student drivers have the opportunity to apply at multiple career fairs throughout week of March 21 including:

  • Tuesday, March 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    First Student St. Joseph
    4713 St. Joseph Ave., St. Joseph, Mo.
  • Wednesday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    MissouriCareer Center
    301 South Seventh St., St. Joseph, Mo.
  • Friday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    MissouriCareer Center
    601 State St., Mound City, Mo,

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. They must 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 great schedule. For further details on the hiring event or for applicants unable to attend the job fairs but who would like to be considered for a position, contact First Student at (877) 285-2646. Additional information on working with First Student can be found by visiting


First Student, Inc. - a division of Cincinnati, Ohio-based FirstGroup America - is the leader in safe, reliable, sustainable transportation and the largest provider of student transportation services in North America. The company safely transports approximately 6 million students every day in the US and Canada, using a fleet of 54,000 buses. The safety and security of its passengers is the company's core value, and in 2009 FirstGroup America was awarded the National Safety Council's prestigious Green Cross for Safety Medal in recognition of its commitment to safety and outstanding safety record. For more information, please visit or follow the company on Facebook and Twitter.

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