New Job Bus Operator In Manitoba

Bus Operator

Company : City of Winnipeg
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

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.

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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.
  • Prior to the commencement of employment, the successful applicant will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by providing a Government of Manitoba issued QR code and photo identification or providing proof of an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination approved by the Government of Manitoba


  • Citizen & Customer Focus
  • Respecting Diversity
  • Ethics and Values
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Results Oriented

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