Transit Operator

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is seeking a self identifying female TRANSIT OPERATOR for 40-hour work week (flexible schedule with multiple shifts: nights, split shifts, weekends, holidays and various other off days) at assigned locations. Successful candidates will be assigned to operate a specific mode of transit vehicle (e.g. Bus, Streetcar, Subway, Light Rail, or Wheel-Trans Bus)

Hourly Wage Rate: $27.69 – $36.16 (24 month progression)

If you meet the requirements below, apply here

If you feel you don’t meet the right requirements, talk to your case manager to help you develop the required skills by emailing us at [email protected]

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of transit vehicles
  • Providing information to customers with respect to fares, service routes, schedules, short-turns, delays, diversions, emergency situations, transit policies and regulations, etc.
  • Making announcements to customers including the calling out of connecting route locations
  • Demonstrating proper and courteous behaviour towards customers in the performance of duties
  • Assisting customers with mobility needs following strict, prescribed procedures for special equipped vehicles and door-to-door pick-up/drop-off and on-board securement of passengers
  • Responsible for treating passengers and employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers and employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed (within the area of responsibility) in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service provider and an employer

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE

  • Safety conscious driver with knowledge of the GTA’s major roads, intersections, institutions, etc.
  • Prior frontline, face-to-face customer service experience
  • Able to read, understand and follow written rules and procedures, and verbal instructions, combined with an ability to write legibly
  • Have a demonstrated ability to deal courteously with the public and communicate effectively while providing essential transit service
  • Possess a valid non-probationary Ontario Class “G” Driver’s Licence in good standing with the ability to meet the TTC’s corporate standard for a good driving record (see Driver’s Abstract Requirements)
  • Meet all legislated standards governing the issuance of a Class “CZ” Licence (for Bus Operator) or a Class “E” Licence (for Wheel-Trans Operator)
  • Possess a Grade 12 secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent (see Educational Requirements)
  • Must successfully pass a medical examination in accordance with Ministry of Transportation Regulations
  • Must pass a cognitive ability aptitude assessment
  • Must attend and successfully complete the TTC’s training program for the applicable vehicle mode including practical and written tests
  • Must have or acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees

Posting Category: External Job Posting
Employer: Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)
Position Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto

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