Current Postings

Sunshine Coast (Regional District)

The Sunshine Coast
Service Person (Transit Assistant)

Competition #V1672
(Average 28 hours/week, Regular)

Closing Date: 4:30pm, Monday, October 9, 2023
If you have ever been to the Sunshine Coast, you know how amazing it is! If you have not had the pleasure, you really should check it out. Bordered by rugged mountains and blue ocean waters, situated on a peninsula (not an island) in the traditional lands of the shíshálh and Skwxwú7mesh First Nations, this area is known for its mild winters, beautiful surroundings, arts, and culture. With all the amazing recreation at our doorstep, it is not just a preferred tourist destination, it is also a great place to live, work, and play.

Position Overview
The Sunshine Coast Regional District is currently inviting applications for the position of Service Person/Transit Assistant. We are looking for an experienced and friendly person to join our team! The Service Person/Transit Assistant works under the general supervision of the Fleet Maintenance Coordinator and the day-to-day work direction of mechanics on duty. This position cleans, washes, and performs pre-trip inspections Transit buses, performs routine servicing and maintenance tasks on Transit and other fleet vehicles, maintains the repair shop and grounds of the Mason Road site in an orderly and safe condition, and performs cleaning, maintenance and installation work on bus stops and shelters. At times, this role may also need to act as a Transit Operator, and may require a valid Class 2 license, recent Driver’s Abstract, and a Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment, all of which can be discussed further as part of the interview process.
Compensation and Hours of Work
This is a bargaining unit position with a wage rate of $28.88 per hour, generally working 28 hours per week. Annual vacation starts at two weeks (4%), increasing to three weeks (6%) after a four-month probationary period, and includes 13 paid statutory holidays (after 30 days of employment). After passing probation, you will then receive a full benefit package that includes extended health and dental coverage, paid sick leave, family responsibility leave, eyewear, eye exams, group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability benefits, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and participation in the Municipal Pension Plan (MPP). And finally, all SCRD employees have access to the Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) upon hire, for free, confidential counselling services.
How to Apply
Please review the job description, then send a current resume and a cover letter quoting the competition number via email by the closing date and time shown above. Please include your name and the competition number in the subject line of the email. The SCRD is committed to equitable access to employment opportunities.  We value a diverse workforce to best represent the communities we serve, and we thank all applicants in advance for your interest.
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