|Job Ref:||35d1cd90||Employer:||Direct Solutions - Canada||Country:||Canada||County/State:||Alberta||City:||Transit Driver||Address:||Post Date:||11/10/2016 08:49|
Transit Driver Region of Durham, ON (Whitby, Oshawa) Description of Position: Reporting to the Service Delivery Manager, Transit Driver(s) control various types of transit vehicles to transport passengers on established routes following a published schedule. Qualifications: Completion of Grade 12 5 years minimum of previous driving experience Class B driver's license or higher and air brake endorsement (Z) No more than 3 demerit points in the past 3 years or 5 points in the past 5 years No more than 2 moving violations in the past 5 years No suspensions or prohibitions of any kind in the past 5 years No more than 1 at fault collision in the past 5 years No criminal convictions or pending charges relating directly to the Operator position Able to pass a comprehensive medical examination relating to Motor Vehicle Act requirement for a class 2 driver's license 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 Willing to work shifts, including split shifts, weekends, and statutory holidays (transit service operates 7 days per week, 19 hours per day) Responsibilities: Transports customers throughout the local region, in accordance with Company and operating partner policies and procedures Observes all traffic laws and safety rules while 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 curb side as required, answering inquiries en route, making general announcements of assistance to customers Reports delays, mechanical problems and accidents Issues transfers, collects correct fares and ensures valid passes are presented, records transactions on GFI farebox Arranges for passenger pick-up and drop-off as required
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.