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Casual Transit Driver - Kamloops, BC

Location 1460 Ord Road, Kamloops, BC Canada V2B 7V4
Phone Number 250-376-6373 x 206
Division First Transit Canada
Categories Drivers
Req ID 38397

First Canada, our nation's largest provider of bus passenger transportation, has openings for Casual Conventional Transit Drivers (Operators).  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 BC Driver’s License with air brake endorsement (preferred, but not required);

  • 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

 

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.

 

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