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New Job Bus Operator In Manitoba

Bus Operator
Bus Operator

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.

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:

As the Bus Operator you will:

  • Operate 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
  • Inform passengers of the fare when applicable and monitoring fare payment.
  • Report and correspond with supervisory personnel, as required as per Transit policy.
  • Participate in professional training and development

Your education and qualifications include:

  • Grade 10 or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Minimum of three years' driving experience satisfactory to the employer.
  • Customer service experience including in-person contact with the public
  • Experience with conflict management in a work setting.
  • Driving experience in adverse weather conditions (Ex. snow and ice) is an asset.
  • Knowledge of City of Winnipeg landmarks, streets and bus route knowledge.
  • Strong map reading skills.
  • Verbal communication skills.
  • Written communication skills including ability to comprehend Transit policies and procedures.
  • Ability to operate vehicles safely, defensively and within the standard safety guidelines, regulations and restrictions of Highway Traffic Act.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a diverse cultural community.
  • Ability to make quick and sound decisions; exercising judgement in a variety of traffic and emergency situations
  • Ability to work independently.

Conditions of employment:

  • The successful applicant must possess and maintain legal eligibility to work in Canada.
  • 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 hold and maintain a full valid Manitoba Class 5 (5F) driver's license with a minimum Driver's Safety Rating of -2.
  • Must be able to obtain a Class 2 driver’s licence with Airbrake Endorsement Beginners (2A/I).
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position, including but not limited to: sitting for extended periods of time, reaching, twisting at the waist and neck, grip and leg strength.
  • Must be able to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, weekends, holidays, and split shifts.


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

How to Apply