Serviceperson Trainee - Coast Mountain Bus Company

Serviceperson Trainee

Job ID: 20220201
Location: Greater Vancouver
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Marketing Statement
As the largest operating company in the integrated TransLink enterprise, Coast Mountain Bus Company (CMBC) operates a fleet of clean-fuel conventional and community shuttle buses, zero-emission trolley buses, and passenger ferry SeaBuses in Metro Vancouver, the largest single transit service area in Canada.

At CMBC, one of BC’s Top Employers, we're committed to providing an innovative, healthy, and engaging workforce. This is reflected in our workforce of over 5,500 employees performing over 400 unique jobs, who are committed and empowered to deliver service that attracts nearly 1.1 million passengers daily and connects people, businesses, and communities in the Metro Vancouver region.

We have the important job of helping our passengers get to work, appointments, visiting with family and friends, and back again every day. Metro Vancouver relies on us, and we take that as a point of pride.

Will perform any duties incidental to the servicing of buses, such as fuelling, checking and maintaining proper oil and water levels, washing and cleaning the interiors and exteriors of buses. May be required to hostle, operate or drive any equipment incidental to garage work. While assisting Journeypersons, perform any duties incidental to garage work which will include, but not be limited to: (a) assisting in the carrying out of inspections, repairs and overhauls to equipment; (b) assisting Journeypersons to carry out minor repairs and adjustments to equipment; (c) obtaining of parts, tools and supplies; (d) acting as helpers to Tradespersons and Journeypersons in any classification. Servicepersons may be required to use any tools necessary in carrying out their duties but will not be required to own tools

Must be physically fit and able to carry out the above duties which involve lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, frequent climbing and descending; repetitive crouching and/or kneeling; reaching and quick repetitive motions when sweeping; prolonged standing, fast paced walking and some sitting. Must be able to work shifts and manage a high volume of work during “peak  hours”. Preference will be given to applicants with mechanical ability and aptitude, vocational courses in mechanical or electrical subjects and experience in janitorial or similar related work. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered. An up-to-date driver’s abstract must accompany application. Maximum 6 points in the past 3 years, no impaired convictions, roadside suspensions or prohibitions in the past 5 years. Will be required to undergo a comprehensive medical examination.

Other Information

Recruitment Process: An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.
COVID-19 Safety Vaccination Policy 
To support public health, and protect the health and safety of our employees, customers, and their families, Coast Mountain Bus Company employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will need to provide proof of full vaccination status in compliance with the employer’s COVID-19 Safety Vaccination Policy.
Accommodations may be applicable under the BC Human Rights Code. Should an applicant be unable to provide proof of full vaccination and should an accommodation be requested, additional information will be required to determine whether the individual is entitled to be accommodated.

Work Schedule
37.5 hours per week.
Rate of Pay
Wage: $23.09 per hour
The Total Compensation Package includes Extended Health, Dental, Transit Pass and enrollment in the Public Service Pension Plan. Focus on your development through tuition reimbursement, training, and mentorship programs. Enjoy a variety of health and wellness programs, including access to gym facilities. Speak to us to know more about what we offer.

How to Apply 
Please go to to apply for this position and view instructions on the process.
INSTRUCTIONS: Please save your (1) cover letter, and your (2) resume as one pdf document prior to uploading your application on-line.
Posting Date: 3 March 2022
Closing Date: Open until filled
Please note that only those short listed will be contacted.
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Equal Employment Opportunity 
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is free of all forms of discrimination. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please reach out! We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds, skills and perspectives.
Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email us at

Organization: Coast Mountain Bus Company
Location: New Westminster, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: May 30, 2022, 12:19 pm
Expires: July 30, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: No degree, certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $23.09 Hour

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