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First Transit Canada

On Call/ Casual Relief School Bus Drivers - Yellowknife, NT

Posted 20 hours ago

Job Description

We are hiring On Call/ Casual Relief School Bus Drivers in Yellowknife, NT - Term Position

We are offering a Competitive Hourly Rate of $24.50

First Transit in Yellowknife is pleased to announce we are expanding our fleet! If you have what it takes, we want you on our team! We are seeking on call/casual relief school bus drivers with the eligibility for future term & indeterminate positions. New recruits must abide by the Education Act, Motor Vehicle Act and Standards, policies and procedures of the division districts, and schools; under the general direction of our Location Manager.

School bus drivers are always to obey all rules & regulations of the DOT Act while transporting students and client e l e safely, on time, and confidently know the operations of each unit efficiency. Typically, the above qualifier would hold a Valid Class 2 NT driver's license or equivalent (out of providence) with/out air "Q" and a "S" endorsement with a clean and clear driver abstract. This is required to meet our vehicle operating regulatory requirements. With the potential of the right candidate/s we will confidently offer in house high safety standards training to obtain this license with endorsement/s. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will also be considered. Minimum 2-year professional driving experience preferred & must be over the age of 25 to be eligible to this limited competition.

Failure to provide a satisfactory check on any of the following may deem you as disqualified from this opportunity. Affirmative action candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the affirmative action policy.

You'll enjoy:
  • FREE TRAINING
  • COMPETITIVE WAGES
  • Nights and Weekends Off
  • Supplement your income with your part-time job
  • Freedom of being out on the open road (No desk work!)
  • Making a real difference in the lives of the families and children you serve

You'll be responsible for:
  • Safely transporting students to/ from school and activities on time
  • Performing pre/post- trip vehicle inspections to ensure optimal vehicle safety
  • Ensuring students' safety while boarding and exiting buses and crossing streets

To qualify, you will:
  • Meet the minimum age requirements to hold a school bus driver's licence in your province (and company standard minimum 21 years of age).
  • Have at least 3 years of driving experience (at least 1 in North America).
  • Hold a valid (non-probationary) driver's licence and a very good driving record.
  • Undergo & pass a Ministry prescribed Medical examination, criminal record search, vulnerable sector clearance and other background checks.

Upon pre hire candidates must provide the following:
  • Clean drivers abstract
  • Clear criminal records check
  • Clean vulnerable sector check
  • Pass a drug & alcohol testing (this includes cannabis, which is prohibited by corporate policies).


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.

About First Transit Canada

Every day we help millions of people to get to where they want to go. Our drivers provide a great service, taking students to and from school and helping people travel across North America and Canada. So, if you’re reliable, customer-focused and a safe driver - join our team and enjoy a career while making a difference. As we run a variety of different services, we operate a wide range of vehicles. So you could find yourself driving a transit bus, charter bus, minibus or one of our iconic yellow school buses. Our driving opportunities include: Paratransit Driver Providing a vital service to children, adults with disabilities and the elderly, you’ll take the time to get to know our passengers and provide a flexible and responsive local service. School Bus Driver Local communities will rely on you to take their children to and from school. Not only will you enjoy making a difference in your community, you’ll enjoy full training and plenty of spare time during the day. Motor Coach Operator At Greyhound, employees are our greatest strength and most valuable asset. We are dedicated to recruiting, developing and training a world-class workforce and providing them a challenging and rewarding environment that encourages creativity and growth. Ground transportation is as vibrant and dynamic as ever and with the help of great employees, we are poised to continue as the industry leader! Fixed Route Bus Driver If you are a reliable and customer service-driven individual, operate one of our fixed route transit buses or an airport or university shuttle. Become part of the trusted team that helps our communities get to where they need to be every day.

Industry

Transportation and Warehousing

Application closing date is 2024-08-11

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