Casual Bus Driver

Job Code: 3650913

Job Details

The Abbotsford School District is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the of the Stó:lō people, the Semá:th First Nation and Mathxwí First Nation. With this, we respect the longstanding relationships that Indigenous Nations have to this land, as they are the original caretakers.

Why Abbotsford?

Located under an hour from Vancouver, the Abbotsford School District is settled in the heart of the beautiful Fraser Valley and surrounded by spectacular mountain views.

Learn more about the Abbotsford community: https://tourismabbotsford.ca/ - www.thefraservalley.ca

Why the Abbotsford School District?

Every day, in every classroom and office at Abbotsford School District, our employees provide a world-class, innovative educational experience for over 19,000 students. We are committed to ensuring that every student receives the support they need to access the high-quality education they deserve. We believe that leaders continue to be drawn to the collaborative and supportive work environment that we provide.

CASUAL ON CALL SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS

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.

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 2 British Columbia Driver’s License.
  • Successfully completed Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Able to understand, speak, read, and write English in order to learn and understand training materials, communicate effectively with our students, as well as read and understand road signs and driving routes.

Selected applicants will be required to pass a road test.

Candidates will be paid minimum wage during the bus driver training program. Upon successful completion of this training program, applicants will be placed on our casual on-call list. The casual bus driver hourly rate of pay is $28.72 with an additional 8% in of straight time pay in lieu of statutory and non-statutory benefits.

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.

Posted On
February 16, 2024
Closing Date & Time
Ongoing

Job Type
Occasional
Job Category
ECE, EA and Support Staff
City
Abbotsford
School/Location
Multiple locations
Salary
$28.72 + 8 percent in lieu of benefits
Employment Start Date
Start Immediately
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter