Bus Driver PT - Thornhill

Job Order ID:6588
Employment Type:Hourly Salary
Web Publication Date:11/29/2021
Number of Positions:1
Job Location:Vaughan
Job Function:

Our employer a retirement home is looking to hire a PT Bus Driver.

You.       

You have a passion to raise the bar in the retirement industry. You are an energetic, motivated team player who is able to inspire others to provide the highest standards of performance and customer service within the Environmental team as a Bus Driver.   You are an experienced Bus Driver, with knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services to older adults and other members of the public.   You are committed to excellence in customer service, willing to learn and/or share your expertise and having fun.  

 

The company.

They aren’t about grand statements or lofty ideals.   They are a group of Canadians committed to bringing the right mix of people together to inspire each other and deliver the highest standards of customer service and performance in the retirement industry.   At the company they put people first.   They are looking for just the right person who shares the company’s mission –  Making Today Great!

 

The Career.

As the bus driver, you will report to the Lifestyle Manager and assist in ensuring the company provides the best in overall care for its Community Members.   You will make working and living at the retirement home an awesome experience by continually working to improve the customer service experience and developing an innovative working environment for team members. To work at the Retirement Community means committing to excellence in customer service, being a team player who is reliable and willing to making every day great for both our Community Members and peers.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Transport Community Members to and from destinations, following a preplanned route according to a time schedule
  • Assume responsibility for the safety of Community Members and Team Members in loading, unloading and transporting them to and from destinations
  • Lock in wheel chairs, accessible equipment and mobility aids on bus
  • Operates bus safely and in compliance with traffic regulations, ensuring speed limits and other safety rules are observed
  • Keep operational records and makes simple reports
  • Regulates heating equipment and ventilation of bus for comfort of passengers
  • Assumes responsibility for care and maintenance of bus; Assures bus meets regular maintenance schedules
  • Demonstrates a full understanding of emergency and evacuation policies and procedures
  • Comply with the company policies and procedures as well as traffic the laws regarding the use of mobile devices, smoking in company vehicles and the use of prohibited equipment (such as games consoles) while working
  • Report all safety, security, driving and customer service incidents to the Lifestyle Manager as soon as possible using the company’s reporting procedure
  • Actively participate in all training offered pre and post opening and seek opportunities to continue growing and learning and finding ways to contribute to Making Today Great!
  • Role model and drive excellence in customer service throughout the Community
  • Other duties as assigned
Job Requirement:

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of the rules and regulations involved in the safe and efficient operation of the motor vehicle
  • Knowledge of traffic and highway safety rules and regulations
  • Valid class F Drivers license
  • Five (5) years of verifiable driving experience
  • Good driving abstract. No driving conviction in past fifteen (15) years
  • Ability to operate lift equipment and to correctly secure wheelchairs and other mobility devices
  • Able to bend, stretch, sit and stand for long periods. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
  • Available for flexible hours of work including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Strong interpersonal skills; comfortable interacting with older adults
  • Valid CPR, and first aid certificate