City of Winnipeg - Winnipeg Transit 421 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Oct 15, 2019Full time
The City of Winnipeg is a vibrant and dynamic organization with many opportunities! We offer a diverse and welcoming work environment that delivers quality services to our citizens. Bus Operator Winnipeg Transit Posting No: 118423 Closing Date: October 25, 2019 Job Profile Under the general supervision of an Operations Supervisor, the Bus Operator is responsible for ensuring that safe, courteous and on-time Transit service is provided to passengers. This includes: adherence to all applicable laws and Winnipeg Transit policy; interacting in a friendly and helpful manner with passengers and the public; adhering to assigned routes and schedule; managing and diffusing instances of conflict; monitoring fare payment; adherence to assault avoidance techniques; and maintaining a valid driver’s license. The position is also attentive to any concerns that may affect community safety. For more detailed information about the position of a Bus Operator, including the shifts and schedules please copy and paste the following link into your internet browser: https://winnipegtransit.com/en/careers/bus-operator/ As the Bus Operator you will: Operates Transit Buses in a safe manner Provides, courteous, professional transit service to the citizens of Winnipeg, in keeping with Transit and City policy and is responsible for the on-board safety of passengers Informing passengers of the fare when applicable and monitoring fare payment. Reports and corresponds with supervisory personnel, as required as per Transit policy. Participates in professional training and development Your education and qualifications include: Grade 10 or equivalent combination of training and experience A full valid Manitoba Class 5 driver's license with a minimum Driver's Safety Rating of -2. Demonstrated safe driving habits. Driving history satisfactory to the employer. 3 years driving experience. Driving experience in snow and ice is a definite asset. Ability to read city maps. City street and bus route knowledge is an asset. Knowledge of City streets and landmarks. Previous customer service experience. Ability to make quick and sound decisions. Ability to demonstrate composure, patience and conflict management. Ability to work under stressful conditions. Strong communication skills to solve problems. Ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner. Ability to work in extreme weather conditions. Ability to work independently. Conditions of employment: A Police Information Check including vulnerable sector check satisfactory to the employer will be required from the applicant(s) or successful candidate(s), at their expense when requested. Must be able to obtain a Class 2 driver’s licence with Airbrake Endorsement Beginners. Ability to meet physical demands of the position. This includes but is not limited to: sitting for extended periods of time, reaching, twisting at the waist and neck, grip and leg strength. MUST be available to work a variety of shifts including evenings, weekends, holidays, and split shifts. With an ability to rotate from days to evenings/nights. Days off are not standard or consecutive, dependent on the shift/crew assigned to. CORE COMPETENCIES for ALL EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF WINNIPEG: Citizen & Customer Focus Respecting Diversity Ethics and Values Integrity and Trust Results Oriented How To Apply APPLY ONLINE , including all documentation listed below: Current resume (Required) Copy of your valid Driver’s License. Original Driver’s Abstract – issued by MPI within 7 days of application Driver’s Safety Rating Movement History - issued by MPI within 7 days of application *Applications submitted without REQUIRED documentation will not be considered.* If you do NOT have access to a computer/email, please apply, including all documentation listed above, to: Winnipeg Transit, Administrative Building, 421 Osborne Street, Winnipeg, MB by 4:30 P.M., October 25, 2019. Notes Online applications can be submitted at http://www.winnipeg.ca/hr/ . For instructions on how to apply and how to attach required documents please refer to our FAQ's or contact 311. The City of Winnipeg uses the Korn Ferry Leadership Architect Competency Model as part of the recruitment process. The salary range for this position is $20.18-$28.15 hourly. We have great benefits and competitive salaries, and we are committed to ongoing learning and career development! WE SEEK DIVERSITY IN OUR WORKPLACE. INDIGENOUS PERSONS, WOMEN, VISIBLE MINORITIES, AND PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO SELF-DECLARE. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Requests for Reasonable Accommodation will be accepted during the hiring process.