Sarnia Transit provides safe, reliable and affordable transportation for all residents as well as transportation for major emergencies and City events. Sarnia Transit operates 7 days a week and 356 days a year.
Transit Operators are responsible for providing safe and efficient conventional and specialized transit services while demonstrating respectful behaviour towards all passengers. You must be available to work a variety of shifts including days, nights, evenings, split shifts, weekends and some holidays up to 40 hours per week.
Some of the key responsibilities include:
- Providing courteous and timely fare, route, bus schedule or delay information to passengers and pick-up/drop-off passengers door-to-door.
- Ensuring passengers with disabilities are accommodated within Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) and applicable legislation, including Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), while ensuring they benefit from Sarnia’s transit services.
- Physical demands assisting passengers with mobility needs and devices on and off the bus while following prescribed procedures.
- Class C Licence with an abstract acceptable to City guidelines;
- Air brake (Z) endorsement, or have the ability to obtain prior to your start date;
- Safety conscious driver with knowledge of Sarnia’s roads and attractions;
- Demonstrated ability to deal courteously and with respect towards customers and co-workers;
- Must successfully pass medical examinations in accordance with Ministry of Transportation Regulations;
- Must successfully complete Sarnia Transit’s training program for bus operation, including practical and written tests;
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and
- A clean Police Vulnerable Sector Check.
We accept applications on a continuous basis for Transit Operators and all applications will be reviewed when there is an open recruitment. Please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration, indicating “Sarnia Transit” in the subject line.