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Transit Bus Driver - Kelowna, B.C (25582)

First Canada, our nation's largest provider of bus passenger transportation, has openings for Transit 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 assigned.

 

YOU HAVE:

  • A valid Class 2 with air brake endorsement preferred.  Will train the right candidate to obtain a Class 2 license;

  • 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.

 

KIJI


 
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Location
38605 - Kelowna
1494 Hardy Street, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, V1Y 8H2
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  • Company:
    First Transit Canada
  • Terms and Conditions type:
    Casual
  • City:
    Kelowna
  • Province:
    British Columbia
  • Category:
    Driver
  • Contact Number:
    250-860-8140
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