Charter Shuttle Driver
Job Description

Shuttle Driver

Location: Calgary, AB

Shuttle Drivers are responsible for safely transporting clients and providing superior customer service. Drivers must display strong communication skills, both written and oral, in interaction with other drivers, maintenance, operations, and the public they serve. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, patient, and dedicated.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete charters as assigned by the charter scheduler
  • Check the charter waybill to confirm details
  • Drive safely and responsibly; be prepared for all road conditions
  • Respect fellow employees, equipment and customers
  • Ensure compliance with Hours of Service
  • Manage workload - ensure all details related to the assigned charter are understood
  • Pre-and-post trip checks of the unit each time it is used
  • Complete all applicable paperwork
  • Maintain radio contact and use proper radio protocol
  • Manage passenger behavior by quickly solving problems
  • Communicate with dispatch at your scheduled time, prepared and ready to go
  • Fuel bus as required; fuel cards are assigned to the individual
  • Maintain a clean bus
  • Complete and submit DVCRs
  • Drop off or pick up units when requested by Operations or Maintenance

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Valid Class 5 (non-GDL) driver's license (FREE Class 2 training provided)
  • Organized, punctual, and reliable
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Calm, pleasant, and helpful manner
  • Excellent driving skills and habits
  • Map reading ability
  • Knowledge of attractions and venues in and out of town
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all parties
  • Commitment to excellence in customer service

Available Shifts

  • 10:00 - 15:00
  • 17:30 - 21:00


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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.