Shuttle Bus Drivers for Friendship EVAW Service

Job Information
Author Sheelah
Date March 12, 2018
Type Full Time
Location Prince Rupert, BC
Category Miscellaneous
Contact Information

Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert

Job Posting

The Friendship House Association of Prince Rupert is an inclusive community organization that provides programs & services in areas of education, recreation, health and culture; and is accepting applications for the following:

Position: 2 Part-time – Shuttle Bus Drivers for Friendship EVAW Service

Term: 20-30 hours per week; competitive wage dependent on experience

The Friendship EVAW Service does 2 return trips per week to Terrace, BC; and provides service to chartered events in accordance to bookings.


The shuttle bus is a 13 passenger van that transports passengers to and from Terrace, BC same day, twice per week on a set schedule. The bus drivers are to transport passengers in a safe and timely manner. They will provide service to the customers and ensure their safety, and service in a friendly manner for a pleasant experience. The ideal candidates for this position is someone who enjoys working with public, is dependable, polite, professional and customer driven, with excellent communication skills. The 4 season drivers must be willing to travel in extreme road/weather conditions and adhere to all safety road regulations. In addition to the bi-weekly trips to Terrace, the drivers will be on occasions be required to drive the shuttle bus for chartered events in local community as well as to communities along highway 16 corridor, on route to Prince George, BC.

 Greet passengers, offer assistance

 Must be able to drive any size of bus with corresponding license

 Load and unload passengers, belongings, while ensuring with utmost care

 Answer questions in polite, friendly manner

 Follow all traffic laws and posted speed limits

 Present self in professional manner, adhere to dress code

 Report delays, mechanical problems, and be accountable

 Reports to manager, track service dates, inspections, ensure vehicle is checked for fuel, fluids, etc. before each trip including returns

 Ensure bus is cleaned after each use, garbage and personal items removed

 Keep log of trips, mileage, and complete paperwork accurately

 Accept fees for Bi-weekly EVAW trips; and submit to reception upon return to Friendship Centre in Prince Rupert.

 Ensure safety, security, and comfort at all times


 Experience working inclusively with community and outline communities along Highway 16 Corridor

 Solid understanding of Initiatives, purpose and Mission of the Friendship House and Friendship EVAW programming

 Must have clean driver’s abstract of 10+ years, class 5, as well as class 2, and/or 3 or 4. If candidate is in the process of taking their class 2 or 4 consideration may be taken.

 Strong communication and facilitation skills with individuals and groups.

 Must successfully pass Criminal Record Check

 Knowledge & experience in working with public

 A background in Social Work field an asset; or related field, or community volunteerism.

Submit resume, cover letter and 3 local references to:

Receptionist in person, or

Executive Director;

744 Fraser Street Prince Rupert, BC

Closing Date: March 31, 2018

We thank you for your interest in the Friendship House, but only those shortlisted will be contacted.


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