Manager in Training

EMPLOYER: First Student Canada




Job Purpose

The Manager in Development (MID) position is expected to be a short-term transitional role that provides both work assignments and training opportunities to prepare MIDs to be promoted into management positions. 


This position can be located in Eastern Ontario area Ottawa OR Nova Scotia area Halifax.


Major Responsibilities:  

  • Work closely with management staff to develop skill set
  • Take part in rotations with multiple departments, including but not limited to: dispatch, road supervision, safety, finance, and HR
  • Develop partnerships with location and corporate staff
  • Showcase your strong management foundation and knowledge of the business
  • Perform any related duties that are required or assigned
  • Learning Assignments:
    • Safety
    • Finance and Accounting
    • Operations
    • Maintenance
    • Security
    • Sales
    • Human Resource
    • Labor Relations
    • Legal


Minimum Education & Certifications Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED with 3-4 years of Transportation/Logistics experience and/or 1-2 years of supervisory experience
  • Bachelors degree is an asset 

Minimum Skills and Requirements:

  • 1 -2 years of previous experience as a retail manager or supervisory experience
  • Ability to work a full-time flexible schedule, including morning, night and weekends and overtime as needed
  • Active Learning – Quickly process new information, knowledge, and experiences, regularly capitalizing on learning opportunities, and applying new information
  • Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of programs and computer savvy
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Attention to detail with excellent organizational skills
  • Valid Driver’s License

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • Incumbent must be able to move about the office and between floors; utilize standard office equipment; access filing system/cabinets; and communicate effectively and efficiently in person or by telephone
  • Office & Field environment



We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. We encourage applications from women, persons with a disability, Indigenous peoples and members of a visible minority. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all. First is committed to providing reasonable accommodation at all stages of the hiring process and encourage all applicants who may require such accommodation to let us know.




START DATE: 06/26/2023

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