Jobs for Drivers at PIC Hiring Events


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The Oakland Private Industry Council (PIC) is hosting multiple hiring events this month for local companies seeking to hire drivers.

First Student, the leading school bus transportation service in North America, has more than 100 job openings. The company is currently hiring bus drivers for the Oakland Unified School District.

The positions start at $15 an hour and offer benefits.

First Student will be at Oakland PIC, 1212 Broadway, 1st Floor in Oakland, on Thursday, Aug. 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Applicants should bring a resume, a copy of their California driver’s license, social security card, and be willing to undergo a background check and drug test.

Chariot, a local commuter shuttle service in San Francisco, is hiring full-time positions with starting pay ranging from $14 to $20 an hour.

Launched in 2014, Chariot currently has 100,000 riders each month.

The company is looking for new drivers to join their team and offer a sign-on bonus for those with Class A or B driver’s license and passenger endorsement.

Job applicants for these positions must be at least 21 years of age; have a valid Class B California driver’s license with passenger endorsement; must have had a valid U.S. driver’s license for the past three years; and must have no more than two accidents or moving violations in the past three years.

This hiring event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the West Oakland Neighborhood Career Center, 1801 Adeline St., Room 209 in Oakland.

Applicants can register for this event by calling (510) 419-0392.

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