Good place to work if your looking for part time work & you like kids.
School Bus Driver & Shop Assistant (Former Employee) – Barrie, ON – 30 August 2018
A good place to work, I looked forward to coming to work. I was taught how to a School driver a bus, given me my B class, at no charge to me. The management at this location was easily approachable and helpful. However not always open to new ideas. The other drivers were easy to get on with and very helpful if you had a problem with the equipment. Some drivers have been at Landmark Barrie for 15 & 20 years, so that should tell you something about the workplace culture. The hardest part of the job, early mornings and cold, cold buses that don't always start. But there is a great maintenance team here to help. The best part of the job for me was working with special needs children and their parents. Because I had two different jobs here, I had the opportunity to both drive and work with the maintenance department, and both really made my day. day.
People, work environment, job as a whole
No benefits, low pay considering the responsibility, equipment failure.
Driver (Former Employee) – Barrie, ON – 14 February 2018
Feel management is not behind employees. After 5years the pay has got worse they just keep on with the bandaid but they feel it is ok to have great turn over of drivers are ok. new drivers do not know the faces on their bus. Is that ok for your child.
the company that now owns us with not fight for us
bus operator (Former Employee) – Barrie, ON – 27 October 2017
If working between 5-6 hours a day and getting paid for 3 is your idea of a good place to work, we'll I'm not sure what planet your from. If even representing the company and working for free, then you can have this job. Sorry, did that for 4 weeks too long.
independance, take home vehicle
non responsive to inquiries, not paid for work done, insensitive to drivers concerns
Sinton Landmark Bus Operator (Current Employee) – Barrie, ON – 5 April 2016
Each and everyday has new experiences and challenges. The school children are all great and offer a fresh insight to everyday. Never boring.
I have learned so much as a Bus Operator. The care of so many lives I have on a bus a day, new responsibilities to my company, schools and parents. Safety, First Aid, defensive driving, diversity to deal with new situations on a daily basis . keeping driving schedules, and flexibility.
Our management is superior to none, always there for us, keeping us on track, helping us when we run into difficult situations on the bus and driving. Have a great open door policy. Great team.
My co workers are pleasant, dependable and always ready to lend a hand.
The hardest part of the job is the challenge of the ever changing road conditions. For example Winter driving. Not knowing from day to day what to expect.
The most enjoyable thing about my job is the kids, young and teenager, their parents and teacher. The daily interaction is great.
Knowing you make a postive inpact on so many lives