Casual On Call School Bus Drivers

School District No. 34 (Abbotsford)

School District No. 34 (Abbotsford)

Casual On Call School Bus Drivers

Competition No. S 20 TRN 008 TEM

The Abbotsford School District is looking for qualified and enthusiastic applicants to join our team of School Bus Drivers. A School Bus Driver is a rewarding, worthwhile occupation with a fair wage, shorter days and less than average hours of work throughout the week. This type of employment attracts a diverse group of applicants, those just entering the workforce, people who wish to change careers and those approaching retirement, but wish to continue a little longer in the workforce. Although this is for casual, part-time work, there is also the opportunity to apply for regular positions as they become available.   ***The Abbotsford School District will fund the initial cost of obtaining your Class 2 BC Learner’s License with air brake endorsement with your agreed commitment in working a minimum of three (3) school terms.  

In addition to excellent interpersonal skills and a positive attitude, applicants are required to have the following entrance qualifications:
  • Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Residency;
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Possess a valid Class 5 British Columbia Driver’s License (or higher);
  • Possess a Class 2 British Columbia Commercial License with air brake endorsement, or ability to obtain same (please see above paragraph ***);
  • A three year accident/violation free driving record;
  • Successfully completed Grade 12 or equivalent;
  • Able to understand, speak, read and write English in order to learn the training materials, communicate effectively with students, as well as read and understand road signs and driving routes.
  • Completion of a Defensive Driving course and a valid WCB Occupational First Aid Certificate, Level I are desirable.

Selected applicants will be required to pass a road test. A pre-employment training program will be held at a yet to be determined time and date for successful applicants. Candidates will be paid minimum wage per hour ($13.85) during their training program. Upon successful completion of this course, applicants will be placed on our casual on-call list.

The current casual salary rate is $23.83 per hour with an additional 8% of straight time pay in lieu of statutory and non-statutory benefits.

Application Procedure
Interested applicants should submit a detailed resumé outlining qualifications and experience to hr@abbyschools.ca. This posting will be open until positions are filled.

Individuals not currently employed by School District No. 34 (Abbotsford), are required to sign an "Authorization for Criminal Record Search" to permit a criminal record review. The interest of all applicants is appreciated; however, acknowledgements will only be made to those selected for an interview.

Organization: School District No. 34 (Abbotsford)
Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Fleet & Driver Services/Management
Posted: August 6, 2019, 9:55 am
Expires: September 6, 2019, 4:30 pm

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