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Source: LocalWorkBC.ca Listed: Thursday 11 October, 2018
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BC Transit 
Transit Operator 

Transit Operator - 2018-001j
Job Title: Transit Operator Employment Status: Full Time Regular
Job Description Do you have what it takes to be a Transit Operator? Is this job a good fit for your lifestyle? Being a Transit Operator for BC Transit is an equally rewarding and demanding job. The right candidate is someone who is familiar with the Victoria regional transit system through regular use and experience and enjoys working independently.
The rewarding parts of this job are getting to know your community through daily interaction with all demographics of the public, providing great customer service and exploring your city! A Transit Operator is passionate about connecting people and communities. If you haven't read more about the core competencies of this position you can find those here.
Wages and Benefits The Transit Operator position is a full-time, 40 hour per week position. Work and vacation is chosen on a seniority basis through a sign-up process, which occurs four times per year. Your work assignment and your days off will be directly related to what is available at the time your seniority permits you to sign up. The wage schedule as per the Unifor Local 333 BC Collective Agreement effective April 04, 2016 is as follows: $17.82 - Training (Weeks 1-9) $20.16 - Starting Wage (Weeks 10-61) $21.96 - Second Year (Weeks 62-113) $23.94 - Third Year (Weeks 114-165) $25.91 - Fourth Year (Weeks 166-217) $29.84 - Fifth Year (Weeks 218+)
BC Transit offers employees a variety of benefits including the following: Extended health and dental coverage Life insurance Medical Services Plan (MSP) group coverage Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) Vacation (based on the terms outlined in the current Unifor Local 333 BC Collective Agreement) Pension Plan Employee fitness centre A complimentary BC Transit bus pass (plus 2 taxable dependent passes) Career development and advancement opportunities Social Club Employee Recognition Program
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands of a Transit Operator most often require manual handling of loads between 5 kg and 15 kg. Manual handling requirements are considered to occur on a rare basis throughout the work day/week.
If you would like to learn more about the physical demands and work environment of the position, please visit the Physical Demands and Work Environment page to read the full Job Demands Analysis.
Qualifications To be considered for employment as a Transit Operator, applications must meet the following minimum qualifications: Willing and able to work shifts (both straight and split shifts) anytime within BC Transits operating hours (22 hours each day with shifts beginning as early as 4am and ending as late as 2:45am) with non-traditional and sometimes undefined breaks. All shifts and work adhere to National Safety Code standards. Clearly demonstrated customer service skill set including conflict resolution, problem solving and sound decision- making. 2 years non-learners driving experience if not a current commercial licence holder. 5 years Claims Experience Summary dated within the past 14 days with no more than 1 at-fault claim in the past 5 years. Preference will be given to those with a clear Summary. National (N) and Provincial (P) drivers abstracts, each dated within the past 14 days indicating safe and responsible vehicle operation over the past 5 years with no more than 4 points in the past 5 years and no more than 1 violation in the past 5 years. Preference will be given to those with a clear driving background. Minimum valid BC Class 5 driver's licence or out of province equivalent. Class 1 or 2 also accepted. For noncommercial licence holders: your Class 2 Learners Licence will be required for first day of employment (cost for a Class 2 Learners Licence is $15. For more information on how to obtain a Class 2 Learners from ICBC please click here. Ability to pass a comprehensive ICBC medical examination relating to the Motor Vehicle Act requirement for a Class 2 drivers licence and capable of, after on-the-job training, holding a Class 2 drivers licence. No criminal convictions or pending charges relating directly to the Transit Operator position. Ability to understand, speak and write English in order to comprehend BC Transit policies, effectively communicate with the traveling public and report on incidents involving safety and/or service. A good knowledge of the Greater Victoria area is an asset.
Application Checklist
For a full list of the required documents to be included with your application, please see the application checklist page of our website. This posting will remain open while we work to fill upcoming intakes.
While BC Transit values all applications received, only those candidates submitting complete applications who meet the minimum qualifications required will be contacted.
BC Transit is committed to the principles of employment equity. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
Job Type: Full-time Regular Hours per Week: 40
To meet us in person please come and see us live on site at The Black Press Extreme Education Career Fair Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Bay Street Armoury, 715 Bay Street, Victoria B.C. (1029016h)




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