Location: St. Thomas

Charter Bus Driver Jobs – St. Thomas

Badder has been providing Charter and School Bus Services in Ontario for over 68 years. We take pride in providing care and concern for every passenger on a Badder bus. We also deeply appreciate our employees who are with us for the long haul. We’re committed to the well-being and development of our valued team. Because we care for you, we know you will care for them.

We are looking for a positive and caring individual to fill the position of

Charter Bus Driver

Qualifications:

  • Ability to remain attentive when faced with distractions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain CZ License (we provide FREE license upgrade; Preference given to B License)
  • Meet the minimum age requirement to hold a bus driver’s license  (21 years of age)
  • Hold a valid (non-probationary) driver’s license with a very good driving record
  • Display safe and defensive driving techniques
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to cross border points (Canada into US)
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Undergo & Pass a Ministry prescribed medical examination, criminal record search, vulnerable sector clearance, driver’s abstract and other background checks
  • First Aid certificate is considered an asset

Responsibilities:

  • Safely drive passengers to and from their respective pick up locations and destinations
  • Follow the assigned time schedules and ensure the tour stays on schedule (knowledge of the assigned route and surrounding areas)
  • Read and interpret maps as required
  • Assist passengers with boarding/exiting the bus and loading/unloading luggage
  • Listen to and address passenger complaints
  • Rely on Trip Organizer to account for all passengers before leaving a location
  • Communicate clearly and interact with passengers, co-workers and the public in a courteous and professional manner
  • Follow company policies and procedures
  • Complete required paperwork, such as, trip and mileage logs
  • Adhere to and enforce bus safety rules and standards
  • Maintain thorough working knowledge of all rules of the road and comply with traffic regulations to operate the vehicle in a safe manner
  • Report any bus malfunctions or needed repairs
  • Report any injuries, collisions or property damage that occurs immediately
  • Perform daily pre-trip/post-trip vehicle safety inspections
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; Interacts with public, various ages; Hours of work require flexibility of weekends, holidays, nights (with the expectation of out of town overnight stays when operationally necessary); Ability to attend meetings; Sitting for extended periods of time; Manual Dexterity to operate a large motor vehicle; Exposure to all weather conditions, Repetitive work;

Some of the Extras

Competitive Wages; Automatic Buses; FREE License Upgrade; Extra assignments may be available at other locations; We Will Train;

Ideal for retirees, self-employed people with flexible schedules

NOTE: We thank all applicants for applying; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Mechanic – St Thomas

Badder has been providing Charter and School Bus Services in Ontario for over 68 years. We take pride in providing care and concern for every passenger on a Badder bus. We also deeply appreciate our employees who are with us for the long haul. We’re committed to the well-being and development of our valued team. Because we care for you, we know you will care for them.

We are looking for a positive and caring individual to fill the position of:

Mechanic (Diesel)

Qualifications:

  • Completion of one of the following Ontario College of Trades Programs:
    • Automotive Service Technician Program (310S) or Provincial/Territorial equivalent with Red Seal Endorsement (RSE)
    • Truck and Coach Technician (310T) or Provincial/Territorial equivalent with Red Seal Endorsement (RSE)
  • Possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License
  • 3-5 years of experience in a Mechanic role required; background in transportation industry preferred
  • Ability to work on different manufactured engines (mainly Cummins and Detroit)
  • Communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Basic Computer knowledge in MS Office and maintenance software programs
  • A thorough understanding of relevant government and transportation legislation, policies and procedures
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong knowledge of and dedication to safety regulations and best practices

Responsibilities:

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and repairs to vehicles in order to ensure the equipment is available, reliable and safe to operate
  • Perform diagnosis of engine, break, electrical components on vehicles using various diagnostic tools
  • Installation of new and added on equipment
  • Recondition and replace parts, such as pistons, bearings, gears, valves and bushings, using engine lathes, boring machines, hand tools and precision measuring tools
  • Review and complete repairs identified in Inspection Reports
  • Keep detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation
  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology and repair techniques
  • Assist in preparing preventative and predictive maintenance schedules
  • May weld and cut parts using arc-welding and flame cutting equipment
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant policies, procedures and government regulations
  • Perform in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Performing other duties as required

Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment; travel to off-site locations may be required; ability to attend meetings; insert hand(s) into confined areas to repair vehicles and equipment; work under vehicles and equipment while they are on a hoist or the shop floor; overtime/shift work/on-call hours may be required; work both indoors and outdoors; hazards associated with the trade. Walking and standing on concrete or asphalt; bend, stoop, crouch, kneel and crawl to repair vehicles and equipment; reach below, at and above shoulder height to repair vehicles and equipment from awkward positions; hand, power and air tool use is required; climb, stand and balance on ladders or the vehicles and equipment to perform repair; ability to lift 50lbs

NOTE: We thank all applicants for applying; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.