Transit Driver

PWTransit - Hazelton, BC (30+ days ago)

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PWTransit is expanding our operations in British Columbia and are currently seeking a career-oriented Transit Driver to join our team in Hazelton. 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.This is a coverage position for 3 months, with potential for extension.

Position Requirements:

  • A valid Class 1 or 2 driver's license or Class 4 unrestricted driver's license
  • 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

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.

PWTransit's employees operate a variety of transit vehicles travelling almost 12 million kilometres annually. Our commitment to safety and customer service excellence includes providing up-to-date vehicles, quality maintenance facilities, and the development of highly-qualified personnel. PWTransit provides a complete spectrum of bus services including:

  • Municipal Conventional Transit Services
  • Custom / Para Transit Services (ie: handyDART, Handibus)
  • Community Bus

With over five decades of operating experience, Pacific Western's approach to doing business has stimulated leadership, innovation and employs more than 5,000 personnel who are committed to the success of our organization and the communities we serve.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Location:

  • Hazelton, BC (Preferred)