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Location
Abbotsford, BC
Details
Full Time
17 days ago
First Transit, our nation's largest provider of bus passenger transportation, has openings for Casual Transit Driver (Operator) in our Central/Upper Fraser Valley operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 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
  • Ability to work in both Abbotsford and Chilliwack locations


EXPERIENCE
  • A demonstrated background in interactive customer service including retail, service, security, health care, education, etc.
  • The ability to obtain BC Class 2 license with airbrake endorsement
  • A record of safe and responsible driving over the past 5 years
  • Ability to work in both Abbotsford and Chilliwack locations
  • 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
  • A Class 1 or 2 BC Drivers' license is helpful, but not necessary. We will train suitable candidates.


WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Transit environment: early, split & late shifts may be required
  • Safety focused, clean respectful environment
  • Interaction with the public

Your attached resume showing how your experience relates to the above requirements would be most helpful.

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
Category
Maintenance and Technicians