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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 a 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, be at least 21 years of age, plus a hold 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.
 
Applicants who hold a Class G Licence (including A, D, E & F licences)  must meet the provincial requirements for a Class B driver’s Licence. 


For additional information please check the Ministry of Transportation website at: http://www.drivetest.ca/EN/licencing/Pages/Licencing-Requirements.aspx

If you are interested in becoming a Bus Operator, please apply on-line.

The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

Alternate formats of this document are available upon request. Please contact the Service First Call Centre at phone number (519) 575-4400, TTY number (519-575-4608) to request an alternate format.

Click here to view the job description pdf file.

The Regional Municipality of Waterloo,
Human Resources Department
150 Frederick Street, 3rd Floor,
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4J3

 
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