Transit Driver - License Upgrade Training Offered
Location : Prince Rupert, BC
PWTransit is expanding our operations in British Columbia and are currently seeking both full-time and part-time Transit Drivers to join our team.
We offer competitive wages, ongoing training and development, and a family-oriented team environment. Drivers are responsible for safely transporting passengers on a daily basis and must be committed to providing superior customer service.
Commitment, patience, maturity, and initiative are all required qualities.
Position Requirements :
Class 1 or 2 driver’s license; assistance in obtaining a commercial license could also be offered to candidates with lesser qualifications
Driver’s abstract with no more than 3 demerit points
Willingness to undergo drug and alcohol screening
Clear criminal record
Must be organized, punctual and reliable
Possess excellent driving skills and habits
Ability to read maps and navigate
Ability to communicate effectively
A good knowledge of the local area is a definite asset
Willing to work shifts, including split shifts, weekends and statutory holidays as necessary (transit service may operate 7 days per week, 17 hours per day)
Principal Duties and Responsibilities :
Safely transport passengers on a number of assigned routes
Manage passenger behaviour by quickly and effectively solving problems
Drive safely and responsibly and be prepared for all road and traffic conditions
Provide superior customer service and assist with passenger questions / inquiries
Additional Information :
A good knowledge of the local area is an asset
This position may require working shifts, including split shifts, as well as weekends and statutory holidays
Selected applicants will be required to participate in a comprehensive recruitment process which consists of interviews, trainability session, medical examination (as required for licensing), drug and alcohol screening, criminal record and reference checks
PWTransit, a division of Calgary-based Pacific Western Transportation, is a full-service bus transportation company, with operations located in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.