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#16371 Transit Operator - City of Burlington

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Employer Information

Samantha Glover

City of Burlington


426 Brant St.
Burlington, ON

905-335-7600 Ext: 7626



Job Description

Skilled Trades / General Labour


July 19, 2018


Full-time Permanent


Job Number     TRT-125-18

Employment group     CUPE Local 2723

Employment status     Full-time permanent


Position Overview

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:

Operating a transit bus on schedule on a designated route(s) in varying weather conditions.

Customer service, including answering or referring customer inquiries, collecting fares, providing directions, providing guidance to persons with disabilities for boarding and de-boarding, as well as securing them.

Performing proper inspection of vehicle and reporting of deficiencies, accidents or other occurrences in accordance with systems regulations.

Ensuring passenger safety at all times.

Following policies, established safety procedures and standards.

Advising Transit Supervisor/Dispatcher when off schedule, vehicle maintenance issues, and for vehicle or passenger emergencies.



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 been suspended or revoked under the Highway Traffic Act or Criminal Code in the last 5 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. Those who are made an offer of employment will be required to provide proof of a clean a criminal record check, including a vulnerable sector search, at their own expense. Transit Operators will be required to work a variety of shifts including splits shifts and day, afternoon and evening shifts.

Salary Range     $25.74 - $27.09, $14 for the first 80 hours

Posting Close Date     July 19, 2018

How to Apply

To apply, please visit www.burlington.ca/careers and click on “View Jobs”. Please note that applications are only accepted online. If you require assistance, please contact Human Resources at 905-335-7602.

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