Bus Driver (Temporary) – Transportation Department

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Surrey

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Bus Driver (Temporary)

Transportation Department

The Surrey School District respectfully acknowledges that our schools reside on the traditional, unceded, and shared territories of Coast Salish peoples: The q? íc?? y? – Katzie, the q’wa:n??’?n? – Kwantlen and the SEMYOME – Semiahmoo First Nations, who have been stewards of this land since time immemorial.

Surrey Schools values an inclusive school district, where equity is deeply embedded and diversity welcomed. We are committed to creating and cultivating diverse, inclusive and barrier-free environments for all applicants, employees, students, and their families. We work to continuously grow and improve our practices, celebrate our differences, and empower people to promote positive change in our communities. Our identity, as Surrey Schools, is expressed in the shared values of openness, fairness and tolerance and recognize the importance of diversity of identity and thought.

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Surrey Schools, recipient of the BC Top Employers and Canada’s Greenest Employer awards, is the largest school district in BC and the second largest employer in Surrey. Spread across one of the fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools provides quality education to over 77,000 students with 124 schools sites and a variety of other learning facilities, offering a broad range of innovative programs and services to support the learning of our students. The Surrey School District team of approximately 13,000 employees works tirelessly every day to ensure that children are getting the best start they can, providing the preparation to be our leaders of tomorrow.

Reporting to the Manager of Transportation within the Facilities Division, Bus Drivers are responsible for the safe operation of a 76-passenger school bus transporting students to and from schools and extra-curricular events. Bus Drivers must perform daily vehicle safety checks, and maintain cleanliness of the interior and exterior of the vehicle.

They are responsible for building rapport with students, parents and school administrators and are required to monitor student conduct on the bus.

The Surrey School District prides itself on providing our facilities staff with excellent work-life balance. Drivers work 6 hours per day, Monday to Friday, with scheduled hours between 6:30am and 4:30pm which includes a split shift. Extra hours for field trips between shifts may be required, and overtime rate is paid for hours in excess of 7.5 hours per day.

Applicants must have:

A valid Class 1 or Class 2 BC Driver’s license, with air brake endorsement

Understanding of basic vehicle mechanical functions and bus servicing requirements

Ability to communicate effectively in English

This is a unionized position that offers an hourly wage rate of $29.90 plus benefits package: municipal pension, health, vacation & sick benefits. Effective date per collective agreement.

Interested and qualified applicants can apply by clicking “apply” to the right of the posting.

If you have questions regarding this position, please call and ask for Manager, Transportation. This competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Note: Successful applicants will be required to consent to a Criminal Records Search prior to employment. Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.

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