SOUTHLAND Transportation is pleased to be providing student transportation service in the Regional Municipality of Halifax beginning in the 2020 / 2021 school year!
We are currently seeking dedicated and safety-minded School Bus Drivers to join our team. This is an essential role that offers job security, a flexible schedule and allows you to make a difference on the front line by transporting our children to school safely.
The health and safety of our employees and passengers has always been our top priority. In response to COVID-19, we have implemented the following additional safety protocols :
Safe and distanced interview process including virtual interviews and online onboarding
Personal protective equipment provided
Buses assigned to one driver wherever possible for fewer touch points
Thorough wipe down of all high contact areas in the workplace (including buses) to be completed twice daily
Sanitizing bus interiors with Health Canada-approved disinfectant
Hand sanitizer stations in offices
This is an opportunity to be part of a growing company that offers competitive wages, professional growth, and work-life balance.
This opportunity is perfect for existing School Bus Drivers in the area wishing to maintain their current routes, stay-at-home parents, or entrepreneurs / retirees!
Why You Should Choose SOUTHLAND
Competitive wages, bonuses, and flexibility within your personal life
Evenings, weekends, school holidays (Christmas, Spring Break etc.) and summers off
Referral and training bonuses
Save on daycare - bring up to two pre-school aged children with you
Employee recognition programs such as long service awards, safety awards, employee recognition banquets
Mentorship program, professional development, employee engagement opportunities, and a chance to advance in a growing company
Employee engagement and improvement sessions
Nationally recognized professional driver training program
Advanced driver education in our Mobile Training Unit Simulator
School Bus Roadeos, staff BBQs, and a great family-oriented company culture
Hours of Work
Monday to Friday - no mandatory nights or weekends
Split shifts (approximately 2 hours in the morning and 2 hours in the afternoon)
As a School Bus Driver you will be driving approximately 2 hours in the morning and 2 hours in the afternoon. Drivers work during the school year and are given time off in July and August.
Valid Class 2 driver’s license (will provide license upgrade training from Class 5)
Two years minimum of driving experience in Canada
5-year driver’s abstract
Must have a safe driving record
Undergo drug and alcohol testing, criminal record search, vulnerable sector clearance and reference checks