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District of West Vancouver

Community Bus Operator

Full Time
A month ago
Community Bus Operator
Permanent Part-Time

Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community.

West Vancouver Transit (Blue Bus) is calling for applications from people with strong customer service skills to be considered for Community Bus Operator positions. The ideal candidate will enjoy working with the public, possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and take pride in their safe driving record. The Community Bus Operator is a key representative of a transit organization rich in history, dedicated to customer service, safety, and reliability. Community Bus Operators must be capable of accomplishing multiple tasks in a complex environment while demonstrating superior communication skills. Working under established policies and procedures, Community Bus Operators work closely with departmental staff and must be able to exercise discretion and sound judgement. The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Safely operating a transit vehicle from our fleet of buses in accordance with the Motor Vehicle Act of the Province of British Columbia, regulations and municipal bylaws, as well as policies and procedures as required by the transit department;
  • Demonstrating courtesy and attention to passengers' comfort and safety and providing a high level of customer service to passengers;
  • Providing general information and assistance to passengers regarding routes, schedules and fares as required;
  • Collecting and monitoring of fares, transfers, tickets and passes;
  • Maintaining a high standard of personal appearance including the care and wearing of uniforms issued to the operator; and
  • Performing other duties as required

Applications will be accepted from those with a minimum Class 4 unrestricted Driver's Licence, exemplary driving and accident record, proven experience in customer service/hospitality, and adaptable to a flexible work schedule. The successful candidate will be required to supply a Police Information and Vulnerability Sector Check and a copy of their credentials; a driver's abstract and claims history which demonstrates a history of safe, reliable legal driving. All District of West Vancouver employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire. All shifts will start and end on the North Shore.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates.

Position Status: Union (ATU) - Permanent Part-Time
Hours of Work: Permanent Part-Time: 28-34 hours per week
Shift times are variable according to shift demands.
Rate of Pay: $25.03 per hour for the first 6 months after training - $26.91 per hour thereafter
Closing Date: 11:59 p.m. on Monday May 23, 2022
To Apply: Please visit the District of West Vancouver's Career Centre at to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.