Access Driver - $20.13/hr
Job Description

Access Driver

Location: Calgary, AB

Why You Should Choose SOUTHLAND

  • Paid training
  • Benefits package
  • Competitive wages - $20.13/hr (after training period), gradually increasing to $21.16/hr within the first year of employment
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Rewarding and positive work environment
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Recognition as a community hero who helps to ensure everyone gets Safely Home

Job Description

SOUTHLAND Transportation is currently seeking career-oriented Paratransit Drivers to join our Specialized Transportation Services (STS) team! Drivers are responsible for safely transporting special needs customers on a daily basis and must be committed to providing superior service.

STS operates 365 days a year, which includes all holidays. This position provides full-time hours, 5 days per week in a 7 day period, including weekends; working an average of 8 hours per day across a 12 hour split shift. As this description depicts the typical requirements of the job, hours and requirements may vary dependent on customer needs.

Requirements

  • Valid Class 5 (non-GDL) driver's license (Class 4 training provided)
  • Clean drivers abstract
  • Clear criminal record and vulnerable sector check
  • Strong knowledge of city roadways - must pass a city knowledge test
  • Physical ability to push/pull wheelchairs up and down a ramp
  • Experience working with special needs individuals is considered an asset


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.