Casual Conventional Driver
First Transit Canada
Kelowna, British Columbia, CA
19h ago
source : FirstGroup plc

First Canada, our nation's largest provider of bus passenger transportation, has openings for a Casual Conventional Transit Operator.

Previous Transit experience not required, we will provide training to successful candidates.

YOU WILL :

  • Enjoy interacting with the public;
  • Maintain a clean and professional appearance and demeanor;
  • Drive one of several different coach / buses or company non-revenue vehicles in a safe, courteous, and reliable manner throughout the contracted service area within a daily assigned time schedule;
  • Maintain the appearance of the interior of the bus ;
  • Perform pre / post trip vehicle inspections as required;
  • Assist in the boarding of passengers using wheelchairs or other mobility aids;
  • Complete and submit written reports concerning passengers and all accidents, and communicate with dispatch as required;
  • Operate on-board computer fare boxes and destination signs;
  • Perform all other duties assigned.

    YOU HAVE :

    A valid Class 2 B.C Drivers License, but will train the right candidate to obtain Class 2

  • 3 Years driving experience (commercial or private);
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate / interact with the public (all levels of comprehension), management and other staff members in a courteous / respectful / efficient manner and to answer a variety of enquiries with tact and discretion;
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and problem solving skills;
  • A record of safe and responsible driving over the past 5 years;
  • A willingness to work a variety of shifts;
  • The ability to demonstrate proficiency in the safe and effective operation of a transit vehicle;
  • Applied knowledge of Workplace Safety and Health Act in relations to Transit Operators;
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards / safety precautions associated with a variety of transit work activities;
  • To be able to pass vulnerable sector records check;
  • To be able to pass drug and alcohol testing
  • WORKING CONDITIONS :

    Transit environment : early, split & late shifts may be required

    Safety focused, clean respectful environment

    Interaction with the public

    First Canada is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, persons with a disability, Aboriginal peoples and members of a visible minority.

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