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GRT now offers a program to upgrade to a BZ license for qualified applicants.

Grand River Transit Bus Operator
PART-TIME (working up to 32 hours per week)

GRT now offers a program to upgrade to a BZ license for qualified applicants.


Looking for a great place to work where your contributions are valued and you can make a difference in the community?

Grand River Transit (GRT) is looking for part-time Bus Operators who have great people skills, are customer-friendly, and have a desire to serve the public.

Being a Bus Operator is about much more than safely driving a bus. GRT wants Bus Operators who are customer service focused and enjoy interacting with the public. GRT Bus Operators are role models of safe driving and, courteous and kind behaviour, which sets the tone for our passengers to enjoy their ride with us.

Part-time employees can work up to 32 hours per week and must provide availability for no less than eight (8) full shifts per month, including four (4) weekend dates per month (weekend dates include Friday, Saturday and Sunday). Part-time employees may have the opportunity to progress to full-time.

In addition to accepting applications from drivers with a BZ and CZ licence, GRT is now accepting applications from drivers with a Class G licence (including A, D, E, & F licences) who are eligible to obtain a BZ licence.

*NOTE: GRT will cover the cost of upgrading to BZ Licence for qualified applicants.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Applicants must have:

  • A grade 12 education or equivalent, be at least 21 years of age, plus hold a class BZ driver's license and two years driving and customer service experience; and

Obtain a satisfactory pre-health assessment and vulnerable police records check that is satisfactory to the Region of Waterloo

-OR-

  • A grade 12 education or equivalent plus a valid G (including A, D, E & F licences) class drivers license, with 3 years driving and customer service experience, and eligibility to obtain a BZ class drivers license; and

A driver's abstract that is satisfactory both to the Ministry of Transportation and the Region of Waterloo, and a pre-health assessment and a vulnerable police record check that is satisfactory to the Region of Waterloo. 

 

Apply Here

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 


Specialized Transit Vehicle Operator
PART-TIME (working up to 24.5 hours per week)

QUALIFICATIONS:

To fill our growing demand of specialized regional transit, we have opportunities for customer service focused, reliable, and short notice call-in drivers. Part-time employees must provide availability each month for no less than eight (8) full shifts per month (covering a 24 hour period starting with the daily service schedule) which must include four weekend dates per month. Weekend dates to include Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Shifts are based on daytime, evening, weekend or any combination depending on the circumstances. Mobility PLUS Vehicle Operators are required to have a valid Class 'F', 'B' or 'C' MTO licence, in good standing, and a Driver's Abstract.

Preference will be given to candidates with previous specialized transit, highway coach or school bus driving experience. You must have excellent communication skills in verbal and written English, be bondable, and have a thorough knowledge of the Kitchener Waterloo area. A satisfactory police records check and medical are also required.

If you are interested in becoming a Specialized Transit Vehicle Operator, please apply on-line.

We will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

 

Apply Here


We thank all applicants in advance, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 


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