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2/3/2016 04:07:46 PM
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DASH is accepting applications for the following positions:

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

Email a completed application that includes a complete Criminal History Report and Driving Record, to

Safety Manager

The Alexandria Transit Company is looking for an experienced professional responsible for managing, developing, and implementing effective programs and activities in support of all safety, training, and risk management areas.

Position Requirements:  Minimum of five years’ progressive experience in management and supervisory positions as they relate to safety, training, risk management, and transit operations; proven experience in motivating employees to think safety every day and in reducing accident rates; excellent written and verbal communication skills. Solid knowledge of the principals, techniques, procedures, and practices of safety, training, risk management, and transit operations, including Smith System and National Safety Council programs. Ability to develop and implement safety awareness campaigns and programs that result in accident reduction. Ability to independently develop and implement written safety plans and programs, prepare accurate, complete, and concise reports and evaluations, analyze, interpret, and report statistical data, and conduct both classroom and on-the-road training and instruction for tenured bus operators and new bus operator candidates; ability to work with little supervision; excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites software applications.  

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  College degree or college level coursework toward a degree in transportation or pubic administration, or related field preferred. A combination of experience, training and education that meets the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered. Current Class B Driver's License with a P endorsement and air brakes preferred. Passenger transportation background preferred as well.

Competitive salary (Depending on Qualifications) and excellent benefit package. Pre-employment drug screening and background check is required.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to: Alexandria Transit Company, 3000 Business Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22314 or email 

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:

  • $17.00 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 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday for information or an application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Bring current copy of Motor Vehicle Record and Criminal History Report from jurisdiction of residence. Official documents must be presented. For more information, visit How To Obtain Your Criminal History Report.

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