Website MVT Canadian Bus, Inc.

Proudly operates the transit service for the City of Barrie


Job Title:

Transit Operator

Work Hours:

A variety of work schedules (we operate 7 days a week).


$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, ON

Job Description


  • 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, Inc.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants may submit a resume and cover letter via fax (705-726-0103), in person (133 Welham Road, Barrie, ON) or online (

Date Posted:

July 16th, 2021  

Posting expires:

August 16, 2021

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