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Qualifications Needed

These basic qualifications are the same for all positions. See below for additional requirements for specific positions.

  • Grade 12 or General Education Development (GED) or equivalent qualifications and experience
  • Proven ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions in English
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Motor Vehicle Operator's licence or operator's licensing equivalent (non-probationary & non-graduated)
  • Held a valid operator's licence for the last 3 consecutive years
  • Driver's abstract showing a maximum of 3 demerits and no registry suspensions or convictions in the last 2 years. Suspension of registry services will not be considered unless reinstatement date is shown
  • Demonstrated success dealing with the public in a position that requires excellent interpersonal, problem solving, conflict resolution and independent decision making skills

Vehicles

Position Vehicles
Conventional Transit Operator - Full Time 40' diesel or diesel/electric bus
60' articulated bus
30' community service bus
DATS Operator - Full Time 30’ DATS bus - wheelchair lift-equipped
DATS Operator - Part Time 30’ DATS bus - wheelchair lift-equipped
Community Service Operator 30’ community service bus

Hours of Work

Position Hours
Conventional Transit Operator - Full Time Various hours of shift work (straight or split shifts), any time of the day, any 5 days of the week.
First year: guaranteed minimum 67.5 hours biweekly. Thereafter: guaranteed minimum 74 hours biweekly.
DATS Operator - Full Time Various hours of shift work (straight or split shifts), any time of the day, any 5 days of the week, up to 40 hours per week.
DATS Operator - Part Time Various hours of shift work (straight or split shifts), any time of the day, any 5 days of the week, up to 20 hours per week if in a Part Time 40 position or up to 30 hours per week if in a Part Time 60 position.
Community Service Operator Various hours of shift work (straight or split shifts), any time of the day, any 5 days of the week with shifts starting as part-time, progressing to full-time based on availability and length of service.

Salary

Position Salary
Conventional Transit Operator - Full Time Training: $22.80/hr
Post-Training: $28.03 - 35.03/hr
Full and Part Time DATS Operator - Full Time Training: $24.90/hr
Post-Training: $27.92 - 32.30/hr
Community Service Operator Training: $22.70/hr
Post-Training: $25.22 - 28.03/hr

Training Period

Position Period
Conventional Transit Operator - Full Time 6 weeks (30 days)
DATS Operator - Full Time 5 weeks (25 days)
DATS Operator - Part Time 5 weeks (25 days)
Community Service Operator 3 weeks (15 days)

Other Requirements

Position Requirements
Conventional Transit Operator - Full Time
  • Applicants will be tested
  • Must pass an enhanced police security clearance
  • Must pass a pre-employment medical examination, including a physical demands analysis assessing walking, squatting, lifting and twisting
DATS Operator - Full Time
  • Applicants will be tested
  • Must pass an enhanced police security clearance
  • Must pass a pre-employment medical examination, including a physical demands analysis assessing walking, squatting, lifting and twisting
  • Selected applicants must be in possession of an Alberta Motor Vehicle Operator's Class 4 Operators Licence at their own expense, prior to training
  • Applicants are required to check their emails frequently as our primary method of communication will be email
DATS Operator - Part Time
  • Applicants will be tested
  • Must pass an enhanced police security clearance
  • Must pass a pre-employment medical examination, including a physical demands analysis assessing walking, squatting, lifting and twisting
  • Selected applicants must be in possession of an Alberta Motor Vehicle Operator's Class 4 Operators Licence at their own expense, prior to training
  • Applicants are required to check their emails frequently as our primary method of communication will be email
Community Service Operator
  • Applicants will be tested
  • Must pass an enhanced police security clearance
  • Must pass a pre-employment medical examination, including a physical demands analysis assessing walking, squatting, lifting and twisting
  • Selected applicants must be in possession of an Alberta Motor Vehicle Operator's Class 4 Operators Licence at their own expense, prior to training
  • Applicants are required to check their emails frequently as our primary method of communication will be email

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