Casual Handydart Driver
First Transit Canada
Kelowna, British Columbia, CA
2d ago
source : FirstGroup plc

First Canada, our nation's largest provider of bus passenger transportation, has openings for Casual Handydart Bus Drivers.

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 as assigned.

    You have :

  • A valid Class 4 unrestricted license
  • The ability to obtain Operator’s license with required endorsements;
  • Excellent Customer Service skills and professional attitude;
  • A record of safe and responsible driving over the past 3 years;
  • A willingness to work a variety of shifts;
  • A good general knowledge of the demographics of the service area;
  • A clean, No Contraventions Driver’s Abstract;
  • To be able to pass vulnerable sector records check;
  • To be able to pass drug and alcohol testing.

    WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS :

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

  • Per BC Transit's handyDART user guide, must be physically able to push clients up to 250 lbs in a manual wheelchair up ramps
  • Safety focused, clean respectful environment

  • Physically able to bend and secure seatbelt clients in mobility aids to attachment points on floor and other areas of the bus
  • 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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