School Bus Driver
Job Description

School Bus Driver

Now hiring for September - free class 2 training over the summer!

SOUTHLAND is currently seeking dedicated and safety-minded School Bus Drivers to join our team for the upcoming school year - September 2020. This is an essential role that offers job security, a flexible schedule and allows you to make a difference on the front line by transporting our children to school safely.

The health and safety of our employees and passengers has always been our top priority. In response to COVID-19, we have implemented the following additional safety protocols:

  • Safe and distanced interview process including virtual interviews and online onboarding
  • Personal protective equipment provided
  • Buses assigned to one driver wherever possible for fewer touch points
  • Thorough wipe down of all high contact areas in the workplace (including buses) to be completed twice daily
  • Sanitizing bus interiors with Health Canada-approved disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer stations in offices

Why You Should Choose SOUTHLAND

SOUTHLAND offers free personalized training, competitive wages, bonuses, and flexibility within your personal life.

  • Part-time hours, 4-8 hours a day. Perfect for a stay-at-home parent, entrepreneur, or retiree!
  • Free Class 2 training during the summer, with a hiring bonus
  • Competitive wages - $19.51 - $20.70 per hour, with the opportunity to earn more by taking on additional routes
  • Bring up to two preschool-aged children to work with you
  • Referral and Safety bonuses
  • Summers, weekends, and holidays off
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Employee recognition programs

Job Description

Drivers are responsible for safely transporting students daily and must be committed to safety and customer service.

As a School Bus Driver, you will work a split shift, driving approximately 2 hours in the morning and 2 hours in the afternoon, with routes available in-between for anyone looking to pick up extra hours. You will be assigned a route that falls between the hours of 6:30 am - 9:30 am in the morning and between 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the afternoon. Drivers work during the school year and are given time off in July and August.

Positions are also available for Floater Drivers. In this role, you will work a split shift of 6:00 am to 8:00 am, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Floaters are dispatched from their assigned yard and must be available to help cover runs across the city.

Requirements

  • Valid Class 5 (non-GDL) driver's license (FREE Class 2 training provided)
  • 10-year driver's abstract (10-year commercial driver's abstract for licenses above a class 5)
  • Clear criminal record and vulnerable sector search


Job Requirements

 

Company Overview

SOUTHLAND Transportation Ltd. is committed to safety and service in the people transportation business. SOUTHLAND operates school, charter, commuter, and specialized transportation buses throughout Alberta and in Saskatchewan.

SOUTHLAND’S reputation for leadership and quality comes from the integrity and dedication of talented staff. We were the first school bus company in Canada to have our training program nationally recognized and certified by the Motor Carrier Passenger Council of Canada and are proud members of:

  • Student Transportation Association of Saskatchewan
  • Alberta Student Transportation Advisory Council
  • Alberta School Bus Contractors Association
  • Partners in Compliance
Safely Home is our deep conviction to safety, and it is the ultimate promise we make to each other, to our clients, and to the communities in which we operate. SOUTHLAND is driven by safety. It is our first Core Value and is at the heart of all we do.