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Service Update for Friday, March 6 -- Updated 3/5/2015 9:48:53 PM

Delayed Opening at 8 a.m.: Due to icy road conditions with temperatures below freezing, DASH buses will operate on a delayed opening with service beginning at 8:00 a.m. for Friday, March 6. 

All buses will pick up their runs starting at 8:00 a.m., even if it is mid‐route, and not the first time on the schedule. DASH will determine its schedule of services once the Federal and City governments announce their plans for Friday. 

Please continue to check our website, Twitter and Facebook for service announcements as they occur and allow for extra time on your commute due to potential delays with road conditions. Thank you for your patience in this matter and for riding DASH!


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Plan Ahead...Pay it Forward Community Meetings -- Updated 3/4/2015 10:09:06 PM

DASH Community Meeting to discuss the Plan Ahead…Pay it Forward SmarTrip® Add Value Initiative

  • Wednesday, March 18 at 6:00 p.m.: Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305

  CLICK HERE for details on the Plan Ahead...Pay it Forward initiative.

Employment Opportunities

DASH is accepting applications for the following positions:

To apply for the following positions, please download and fill out this application: Employment Application (PDF format)

 


Bus Operator

Drive for the Best. Work for a Company that Really Cares About Its Employees!

The Alexandria Transit Company is looking for customer focused individuals for the position of full-time DASH Bus Operator with the following qualifications:

  • Excellent and proven customer service skills
  • Verifiable and stable work history
  • Clean driving record, no suspensions/revocations
  • Availability to work 7 days a week, evenings, weekends, and/or split shifts
  • Knowledge of the street system in the City of Alexandria or the ability to read and understand maps thoroughly
  • Applicants with a Class B CDL with passenger and air brake endorsements from their jurisdiction of residence are preferred. Alexandria Transit Company may be willing to train qualified candidates who are able to obtain the CDL license during the training period

Alexandria Transit Company offers a competitive salary and benefits program including:

  • $16.00 per hour after completion of training
  • Company paid employee health coverage
  • Best 401(k) Retirement Plan in our industry
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Performance and attendance incentives
  • A fun place to work in a progressive and growing organization

Contact 703-746-DASH (3274) between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday for information or an application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Bring current copy Motor Vehicle Record and Criminal History Report from jurisdiction of residence.

 


Bus Mechanic

The Alexandria Transit Company is looking for individuals for the position of full-time bus mechanic with the following qualifications:

  • High School/GED required
  • Experience in all phases of repair and maintenance (heavy diesel vehicles preferred)
  • Minimum of 2 years journey level experience with a good driving record
  • Class B CDL with P endorsement preferred
  • Willing to work day or evening shifts
  • Alexandria Transit Company offers an excellent salary and benefits package