Para Transit Driver
Southland Transportation Ltd - Calgary, AB

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Nature and Scope
Operators are responsible for safely transporting people with disabilities as well as seniors on a daily basis and must be committed to providing superior service. Operators must have excellent communication skills to interact with fellow Operators, Operations staff and the public SOUTHLAND serves. Commitment, patience, maturity, and initiative are required qualities.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
1. Transporting customers with various disabilities - both physical and mental
2. Manage passenger behavior by quickly and effectively solving problems
3. Drive safely and responsibly and be prepared for all road and traffic conditions
4. Track route and client information on a daily basis; information submitted daily
5. Conduct Pre and Post trip inspections on the bus each time it is used
6. Contact dispatch to check in for work
7. Time off must be requested in writing 5 days prior
8. Maintain a clean and mechanically fit bus
9. Fuel bus as required
10. Provide mileage reports at the end of each month and turn in fuel envelopes
11. Bring bus into the shop when requested by Operations or Maintenance
12. Complete tasks assigned by STS dispatch or management in timely fashion

Knowledge & Skills
1. A valid Alberta Drivers Licence is required (training provided for Class 4 licence)
2. Wheelchair training (training provided by SOUTHLAND)
3. Organized, punctual and reliable
4. Team player with a positive attitude
5. Calm, pleasant and helpful
6. Excellent driving skills and habits
7. Map reading ability and knowledge of Calgary
8. Ability to communicate effectively with all parties
9. Physical assessment will be done

Wages & Benefits
Operators are paid $17 per hour for 40 hours per week during the first three months of their probation. After the probation they are paid $18 per hour. The benefits include
Medical Benefits, Dental Benefits, Disability Benefits, Life Insurance Benefits

How to apply
Website: www.southland.ca
Via phone: 403-253-9322


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