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Transit Driver

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Full Time
7 days ago
First Canada, our nation's largest provider of bus passenger transportation, has openings for On Call/ Casual Transit & YATS Drivers in Yellowknife, NT. We are seeking qualified licensed drivers and operators for our transit system & our accessible transit system. Previous transit experience is not required but you must be fully licensed to apply at this time. We are offering a co mpetitive Hourly Rate of $30.50

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


EXPERIENCE
  • The qualifier for our Transit system must possess a minimum of valid Class 2 NWT driver's license or equivalent with a "Q" endorsement (air brakes).
  • The qualifier for our YATS will possess a minimum of valid class 4 NWT driver's license with a clean and clear driver's abstract
  • A record of safe and responsible driving over the past 5 years
  • A willingness to work a variety of shifts
  • A good general knowledge of the demographics of the service area
  • A clean and clear drivers abstract
  • To be able to pass vulnerable sector records check
  • To be able to pass drug and alcohol testing (this includes cannabis, which is prohibited by corporate policies)


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


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.
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Maintenance and Technicians