Community Bus Driver
Reporting to the Community Leisure Transportation Coordinator; the Community Bus Driver is responsible for safely transporting members of the general public, staff and volunteers in community buses (maximum 22 passengers) to various locations in Richmond and surrounding area.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Transporting passengers safely to and from various locations in the City of Richmond and surrounding area.
- Driving in a professional and courteous manner that ensures the comfort of all passengers on board the bus at all times.
- Performing duties efficiently and safely in accordance with the Motor Vehicle Act of the Province of British Columbia, regulations and municipal bylaws, as well as policies and procedures as required by the City of Richmond.
- Conducting and documenting pre and post-trip vehicle safety inspections.
- Assisting passengers into and out of vehicles as necessary, including passengers using wheelchairs and other mobility devices.
- Post-trip refueling and light cleaning of vehicles as required
- Immediately report incidences, accidents or concerns to the Fleet Training Officer and/or Community Leisure Transportation Coordinator.
- Completing Driver’s Log post-trip to record distance travelled and passenger count.
- A valid, unrestricted Class 4, 2 or 1 BC Driver’s Licence (an evaluation by the City of Richmond Fleet Training Officer will be required) and experience operating a bus, truck or similar vehicle.
- Previous experience working with the public.
- Must meet the medical standards of commercial driver conditions as set out in regulation 37 of the Motor Vehicle Act.
- A driver’s abstract and claims history which demonstrates a history of safe, reliable legal driving.
- Standard or Emergency First Aid Training & CPR.
- Police Information Check
- Physically able to assist passengers entering and exiting the vehicles as required, including those that use mobility devices such as wheelchairs, scooters and walkers. Drivers are responsible for loading passengers with mobility issues and securing wheelchairs to designated anchor points.
- Knowledgeable of the major roadways and routes in Richmond and surrounding area.
- Experience working with people with disabilities, children, youth and seniors.
- Second language
Casual, based on operational need. Trips times vary and can be daytime, evening and weekends.
Compensation and Benefits
$20.54 per hour plus vacation pay as per Richmond Communities Associations’ Job Evaluation.
How to Apply
Applicant should submit a detailed resume with optional cover letter that reflects their knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the position.
Applications are being accepted on an ongoing basis.
Minoru Seniors Society
c/o Paul Liu, Community Leisure Transportation Coordinator
(Adobe PDF or MS Word format only)
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. However, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Duties may be carried out in a City owned facility, however the City is not the Employer for this position
This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.