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|Open Date||Oct 06 2021 - 03:25:00 PM||Close Date||Oct 21 2021 - 11:59:00 PM|
|Position Title||Transit Operator (Multiple Openings)||Posting Type||CUPE Local 2723|
|Posting Status||Active||Position Length||Permanent Full Time|
|Department Group||Hours per Week||40 hours per week|
|Education||High School (Completed)||Experience||0 - 2 years|
|Salary Range||$27.70 - $30.77 per hour|
Working for the City of Burlington
A great career is closer than you think. Come work for the City of Burlington, where you’ll be joining an innovative and progressive workplace focused on building a 21st century city that respects the diversity of our residents, visitors and employees; and prioritizes continuous opportunities for you to learn and grow.
Burlington Transit is looking for motivated individuals to join our team of highly skilled, professional Transit Operators. Successful applicants will be required to drive conventional and specialized transit vehicles and be exposed to a variety of working conditions and people on a daily basis.
The Transit Operator is responsible for:
Applicants must have a CZ or BZ license, a Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, and exceptional customer service and communication skills. Transit Operators require good judgment and safe driving habits, demonstrated by a clean driving record, with zero demerit points. The license must be held in good standing and not have been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act or Criminal Code in the last five years. This will be verified if an offer of employment is made.
Previous commercial driving experience is preferred and previous Transit experience is beneficial. Applicants must have a good working knowledge of the City of Burlington streets and boundaries and the Transit routes. Applicants must be proficient in verbal and written English communication skills. Applicants must meet the physical requirements of the job which are repetitive and constant. They include but are not limited to prolonged periods of time, sitting, reaching, gripping, pushing/pulling of steering wheel, twisting and turning neck, sensory/perceptual demands, along with good concentration. Regularly exposed to moderate noise.
Transit Operators will be required to work a variety of shifts including splits shifts and day, afternoon and evening shifts.
Police Check Requirement
Those who are made an offer of employment will be required to provide proof of a clean criminal record check, including a vulnerable sector search, at their own expense.
The rate of pay for this position is $27.70 – (90%) of the hourly rate $30.77 for the first twelve (12) months, then $29.24 (95%) from 13-24 months, after which the hourly rate will be 100% of the hourly rate.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the City of Burlington accommodates the individual needs of applicants with disabilities within the recruitment process. Please call us at 905-335-7602 or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org if you require accommodation to ensure your equal participation in the recruitment and selection process.