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Job Details

School Bus Driver

Posted on Aug 18, 2020 by Third Academy

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $90.00 to $120.00 daily (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 50 to 150 hours per month
  • Position Temporary Part Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 13, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Third Academy

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Driver's Licence (Class 2 or B or C)
  • Class 2/2F/C Licence (buses with more than passengers)
  • School Bus Endorsement

Experience

1 to less than 7 months

Weight Handling

Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Type of Experience

School bus driver

Specific Skills

  • Report delays, mechanical problems and accidents
  • Direct passengers during emergency evacuation procedures
  • Deal with difficult passengers and resolve conflicts
  • Complete logbooks and reports
  • Perform pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspection and oversee all aspects of vehicle
  • Operate buses, school busses or streetcars to transport passengers
  • Ensure children's safety when boarding and leaving buses and crossing street while bus is stopped
  • Maintain control of student activities during travel to prevent distractions or behaviours that could compromise safety

Security and Safety

  • Bondable
  • Child abuse registry check
  • Child welfare check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check
  • Enhanced reliability security clearance

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting

Transportation/Travel Experience

Local

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Oct 13, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

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