(D-329) | Blue Bus Transit Operator

(D-329) | Blue Bus Transit Operator

17 Nov
District of West Vancouver
West Vancouver

17 Nov

District of West Vancouver

West Vancouver

(Temporary Full-Time)

Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community.

West Vancouver Transit (Blue Bus) is calling for applications from drivers wishing to be considered to join our highly qualified team. Our Transit Operators (Conventional Operations)

are key representatives of a transit organization rich in history dating back to 1912, dedicated to customer service, safety, and reliability. The Transit Operator must be capable of accomplishing multiple tasks in a complex environment while demonstrating superior communication skills to deal effectively with the public. While working under established policies and procedures, Transit Operators work closely with departmental staff and must be able to exercise discretion and sound judgement . The successful candidate will be responsible for:

- Safely operating a transit vehicle from our fleet of buses in accordance with the Motor Vehicle Act of the Province of British Columbia, regulations and municipal bylaws, as well as policies and procedures as required by the transit department;

- Demonstrating courtesy and attention to passengers’ comfort and safety;

- Providing general information and assistance to passengers regarding routes, schedules and fares as required;

- Collecting and monitoring of fares, transfers, tickets and passes;

- Maintaining a high standard of personal appearance including the care and wearing of uniforms issued to the operator; and

- Performing other duties as required

The successful candidate will possess: a minimum Class 2 Driver’s Licence with air brake endorsement; a driver’s abstract and claims history which demonstrates a history of safe, reliable legal driving; experience operating a bus, truck or similar vehicle; and a demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the public. The successful candidate will be required to supply a Police Information and Vulnerability Sector Check and a copy of their credentials. All District of West Vancouver employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licenses and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on Westnet.

Position Status:

Union (ATU) Temporary Full-Time

Hours of Work:

40 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Rate of Pay:

$25.06 per hour (2021 Rates) after training

Closing Date:

Open until filled

To Apply:

Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


If you have any questions please contact us at [email protected]

Location: 750 17th Street

West Vancouver BC V7V 3T3, West Vancouver, BC

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

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