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Job Details

Bus Driver

Employer

Signature Charters Inc.

Date Posted

July 05, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 04, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Signature Charters Inc.

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Tasks

  • Provide sightseeing information
  • Provide passengers with information on fares, schedules and stops
  • Report delays, mechanical problems and accidents
  • Load and unload vehicle
  • Direct passengers during emergency evacuation procedures
  • Ensure para-transit passengers board vehicle safely
  • Deal with public
  • Complete logbooks and reports
  • Deal with difficult passengers and resolve conflicts
  • Communicate with passengers, dispatchers or other drivers using two-way radio systems
  • Maintain control of student activities during travel to prevent distractions or behaviours that could compromise safety
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Driver's Licence (Class 2 or B or C)

Type of experience

Buses

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Transportation/travel information

  • Driver's abstract
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Willing to travel

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Overtime required
  • Sitting
  • Sound discrimination
  • Work under pressure

Weight handling

More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Support for newcomers and refugees

Provides diversity and cross-cultural trainings to create a welcoming work environment for newcomers and/or refugees

Support for youths

Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for youth

Support for Veterans

Provides awareness training to employees to create a welcoming work environment for Veterans

Support for Indigenous people

Provides cultural competency training and/or awareness training to all employees to create a welcoming work environment for Indigenous workers

Support for mature workers

Provides staff with awareness training to create a welcoming work environment for mature workers

Supports for visible minorities

Provides diversity and cross-cultural training to create a welcoming work environment for members of visible minorities


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Bus Driver is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Bus and Streetcar Drivers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving buses and buses equipped for wheelchair accessibility, streetcars and intercity and sightseeing tour and charter buses to transport passengers along established routes, locally and over long distances; and in driving buses to transport passengers and cargo to intercity and long-distance destinations

METHODICAL

Interest in copying information to report delays, mechanical problems and accidents; and in collecting fares, issuing transfers, checking bus passes and recording transactions

SOCIAL

Interest in speaking with passengers to provide information on fares, schedules and stops; may provide passengers with information on points of interest during trips

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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