Roam Transit Operator

Roam Transit
111 Hawk Ave, Banff, AB
$17 - $29 an hour - Part-time, Seasonal

Come join Roam Transit for a summer of fun and exploration of the Bow Valley!

The Bow Valley Regional Transit Services Commission (BVRTSC) is adding more public transit operators to our team for the spring/summer of 2022. We bring mobility to both visitors and residents looking to enjoy the Bow Valley without the use of a private vehicle. We pride ourselves in offering the best customer service possible by providing a dependable and valuable service. Our team members make an impact in our communities every day. They constantly work towards being responsive to our customers, by embracing technology and reacting quickly to transit issues, trends, and solutions.

Qualifications:

Familiarity with Banff, Canmore, and the Bow Valley
Knowledge of sights and experiences in the Bow Valley (popular restaurants. tourist attractions etc.)
Excellent communicator
Availability to work a variety of shifts including split days, nights, evenings, weekends and holidays
Commitment to work for the summer 2022 season
Customer service focused for working professionally with the public
Possess a valid Alberta class 1 or 2 motor vehicle operator's license with an air brake endorsement (training for class 5 upgrade considered)
Full vaccination requirement against COVID-19, unless exempt
Legally qualified to work in Canada
Responsibilities:

As the summer season approaches, BVRTSC is hiring operators for full-time and part-time hours. We are looking for people who love safely operating large equipment, enjoy working independently and with a team, and are committed to treating customers with respect, tact, and diplomacy. Transit operators are responsible for the safe operation of a variety of transit vehicles and must follow schedule guidelines, sometimes under adverse weather and traffic conditions and challenging circumstances. Transit operators are required to learn and follow all of Roam’s safety and operational procedures

Rewards:

Competitive Wages
Paid training through Roam’s licensed MELT training facility (a select percentage of our training will include an upgrade to Class 5 license holders).
Full pension and medical benefits for permanent full-time employees
Part-time driver healthcare spending account
Your area of operation is all within the Bow Valley, which means you are home every night
Active Living Purchase Assistance Loan Program
Roam Public Transit pass
Cell phone contribution
Flexible scheduling (work life balance is important to us)
Opportunity to explore all the views the Bow Valley has to offer
Heads up!

Applicants selected for an interview will be asked to provide a current 5-year driver's abstract (dated within 14 days of the interview). There must be no suspensions and no more than three demerits recorded over the previous two-year period (must be provided at the interview). They must also meet the physical requirements of the job, which include operating bus controls and aiding passengers with wheelchairs, bikes, or strollers. All successful applicants will be required to provide a criminal record check as a condition of employment.

Job Types: Part-time, Seasonal
Contract length: 18 weeks
Part-time hours: 25-40 per week

Salary: $17.00-$29.00 per hour

Additional pay:

Overtime pay
Benefits:

Employee assistance program
Wellness program
Schedule:

10 hour shift
8 hour shift
Day shift
Holidays
Monday to Friday
Night shift
Weekend availability
COVID-19 considerations:
All customers are required to wear a mask while on our buses, the driving area is now enclosed with plexiglass to keep drivers safe while operating the vehicle.

Experience:

Bus Drivers: 1 year (preferred)
driving: 1 year (preferred)
Licence/Certification:

Alberta class 1,2,3,4 or 5 Driver's License (required)
Location
111 Hawk Ave, Banff, AB