Transit Driver - Kitimat, BC
Job Description

Transit Driver - Full-Time

Location: Kitimat, BC

PWTransit is expanding our operations in British Columbia and are currently seeking career-oriented, full-time Conventional Transit Drivers to join our team in Kitimat. We offer competitive wages, ongoing training and development, and a family-oriented team environment.

Drivers are responsible for safely transporting passengers on a daily basis and must be committed to providing superior customer service. Commitment, patience, maturity, and initiative are all required qualities.

Position Requirements:

  • A valid Class 1 or 2 driver's license with air brake endorsement
  • Driver's abstract with no more than 3 demerit points
  • Willingness to undergo drug and alcohol screening
  • Clear criminal record
  • Must be organized, punctual and reliable
  • Possess excellent driving skills and habits
  • Ability to read maps and navigate
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • A good knowledge of the local area is a definite asset
  • Willing to work shifts, including split shifts, weekends and statutory holidays as necessary (transit service may operate 7 days per week, 21 hours per day)

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely transport passengers on a number of assigned routes
  • Manage passenger behaviour by quickly and effectively solving problems




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Company Overview

Founded in 1957, Pacific Western Transportation (PWT) is the largest privately-owned people transportation company in Canada. Today PWT offers comprehensive transportation services and solutions across the country, with over 4,100 employees and numerous business locations. Our operations are separated into four divisions: Motor Coach, Employee Services, Student Transportation, and Transit. PWT’s varied operations are unified by a company-wide commitment to the Core Values first established by our founder R.B. (Bob) Colborne. At the heart of these core values is an unwavering dedication to customer service and safety, as supported by our Safely Home brand. At PWT, our people are our greatest asset. After all, it’s our people who safely transport our passengers to where they need to be. In all of the urban or rural communities we serve, PWT’s employees bring our Core Values to life, day in and day out.

Our Core Values:

Safety | Customer Service | Resourcefulness | Integrity | Positive Attitude | Teamwork | Loyalty | Accountability | Respect | Dedication