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Transit Driver in Barrie at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 9/24/2019

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Job Description

A subsidiary of MV Transit, MVT Canadian Bus Inc., proudly operates the conventional and specialized transit service for the City of Barrie from a brand new $22M state-of-the-art facility as part of a 20-year operating contract. Our Barrie Transit team is seeking full-time Transit Drivers to provide safe, reliable public transportation and exceptional customer service.

Responsibilities:

  • On-time passenger pick-up and delivery
  • Conducting pre and post trip inspections to ensure proper operating condition of vehicle and on-board equipment
  • Preparing daily vehicle inspection reports detailing pre and post trip inspection results
  • Communicating effectively with dispatch or central office personnel via two-way radio, MDT or other company provided technology in accordance with Company policies
  • Providing excellent customer service including assistance in boarding and de-boarding, supplying information, and responding appropriately in the event of emergency
  • Ensures the safety of all passengers by use of appropriate on-board securements
  • Employs all techniques of defensive driving to minimize risk
  • Maintaining a safe work area and a focus on safety to reduce the opportunity for injury to self or other employees

Talent Requirements:

  • Over the age of 19 and legally entitled to work in Canada
  • A valid "C" or "B" Ontario Driver's License with "Z" (airbrakes) endorsement
  • Three (3) year's driving experience and an acceptable driving record
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Previous professional driving and customer service experience
  • Experience working with persons with disabilities and/or senior citizen groups
  • Experience navigating the service area through use of maps
  • Knowledge of the transit service area, Highway Traffic Act and defensive driving techniques
  • Flexible to various shifts including days, weekends, holidays and evenings
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Background Check and provide a clear Vulnerable Sector Background Check

What we Offer:

  • Challenging and rewarding work where you get to provide safe transport to members of the public
  • Ability to work independently in an unsupervised setting
  • A variety of work schedules (we operate 7 days a week)
  • Paid training
  • Company paid uniforms
  • RRSP, benefits and paid vacation
  • Room for growth/advancement

Wages: $15.00/hr during training, $19.79/hr after probation, $24.74/hr after 18 months

How to Apply: Interested applicants may submit a resume and cover letter via fax (705-726-0103), in person (133 Welham Road, Barrie, ON) or online (careers.mvtransit.com). Please note, due to the high volume of applications received, MVT will only contact those applicants who have been shortlisted.

MVT is committed to equity in employment. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce. We strongly encourage applications from women and men, people from racialized communities, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and aboriginal persons. Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code. Individuals who need assistance in the application process, or those needing job postings in an alternative format, may contact Human Resources.