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Conventional Transit Operator (ON) job in Fort Saskatchewan (ON)

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Job Ref:  4d990b1d
Employer:  Direct Solutions - Canada
Country:  Canada
County/State:  Alberta
City:  Fort Saskatchewan (ON)
10/10/2016 09:30
Job Description:

Conventional Transit Operator (ON) Duties Transports customers in accordance with Municipal and Company policies, observing all traffic laws and safety rules and adhering to time schedules. Completes a variety of vehicle and incident reports as required. Carries out emergency/accident procedures when required. Courteously and professionally interacts with customers, including loading mobility devices and escorting customers to and from curbside as required, answering inquiries en route, making general announcements of assistance to customers, issuing transfers, collecting correct fares and ensuring valid passes are presented, and arranging for passenger pick-up and drop-off as required. Qualifications Must meet qualifications for MTO Commercial Licensing. Significant skills dealing effectively with the public, including demonstrated skills in conflict resolution, problem solving, and sound decision-making in positions providing customer service. Ability to understand, speak, and write English in order to communicate effectively with the traveling public and to report on incidents involving safety and/or service. Able to pass a comprehensive medical examination relating to Motor Vehicle Act requirement for a class B driver's licence. Willing to work shifts, including split shifts, weekends, and statutory holidays (transit service may operate 7 days per week, 21 hours per day). Must hold a valid driver's licence, Class B or higher, air brake endorsement (Z) with a demonstrated record indicating safe and responsible vehicle operation over the past 5 years. No more than 3 points in the past 3 years No more than 5 points in the past 5 years No more than 2 violations in the past 5 years No suspensions or prohibitions of any kind in the past 5 year No more than 1 at fault accident in the past 5 years No criminal convictions or pending charges relating directly to the Operator position. Must be capable of holding a Class B driver's license with a Z air brake endorsement. Additional Information A good knowledge of the local area is an asset. This position may require working shifts, including split shifts, as well as weekends and statutory holidays. Selected applicants will be required to participate in a comprehensive recruitment process which consists of interviews, trainability session, medical examination (as required for licensing), drug and alcohol screening, criminal record and reference checks.

Company Description:

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 11 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
- Industrial Employee Transportation
- Local & Long Distance Charters

With over five decades of operating experience, Pacific Western's approach to doing business has stimulated leadership, innovation and employs more than 3,300 personnel who are committed to the success of our organization and the communities we serve.

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