Website MVT Canadian Bus


Job Title:

Transit Operator

Work Hours:

35 hours week


Wages: $19.54/hr during training, $20.84/hr after probation, $26.05/hr after 18 months. Additional increase scheduled for January 2022 per CBA

Anticipated Start Date:



 Barrie, Ontario

Job Description

Our Barrie Transit team is seeking full-time Transit Drivers to provide safe, reliable public transportation and exceptional customer service.

* On-time passenger pick-up and delivery
* Conducting pre and post trip inspections to ensure proper operating condition of vehicle and on-board equipment
* Preparing daily vehicle inspection reports detailing pre and post trip inspection results
* Communicating effectively with dispatch or central office personnel via two-way radio, MDT or other company provided technology in accordance with Company policies
* Providing excellent customer service including assistance in boarding and de-boarding, supplying information, and responding appropriately in the event of emergency
* Ensures the safety of all passengers by use of appropriate on-board securements
* Employs all techniques of defensive driving to minimize risk
* Maintaining a safe work area and a focus on safety to reduce the opportunity for injury to self or other employees

What we Offer:
* Challenging and rewarding work where you get to provide safe transport to members of the public
* Ability to work independently in an unsupervised setting
* A variety of work schedules (we operate 7 days a week)
* Paid training
* Company paid uniforms
* RRSP, benefits and paid vacation
* Room for growth/advancement



Talent Requirements:
* Over the age of 19 and legally entitled to work in Canada
* A valid “C” or “B” Ontario Driver’s License with “Z” (airbrakes) endorsement
* Three (3) year’s driving experience and an acceptable driving record
* High School Diploma or equivalent
* Previous professional driving and customer service experience
* Experience working with persons with disabilities and/or senior citizen groups
* Experience navigating the service area through use of maps
* Knowledge of the transit service area, Highway Traffic Act and defensive driving techniques
* Flexible to various shifts including days, weekends, holidays and evenings
* Ability to pass a Criminal Background Check and provide a clear Vulnerable Sector Background Check


MVT Canadian Bus

A subsidiary of MV Transit, MVT Canadian Bus Inc., proudly operates the conventional and specialized transit service for the City of Barrie from a brand new $22M state-of-the-art facility as part of a 20-year operating contract.


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Date Posted:

November 11, 2021  

Posting expires:

December 11, 2021

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