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ParaTransit Driver Job in Canada
Voyago , Canada

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Experience
1 Year
Salary
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
High School or equivalent
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Apr 15, 2021
Last Date
Jul 15, 2021
Location(s)

Job Description

Together we’re going places! Voyago is currently recruiting for a part-time Paratransit Driver in London, Ontario.


Voyago is a dynamic company, which is committed to hiring only the best employees in order to maintain our distinct presence in the transportation industry. With a growing demand for transportation services, Voyago has diversified itself and operates in four business segments, which include: Medical Transportation, Conventional and Para Transit, School Bussing and Charters, and Checker Limousine.


With a large emphasis on training and orientation, Voyago dedicates itself to supporting the growth of our employees by allowing them to develop the necessary skills in order to be successful. We provide our employees the necessary training tools in order to service our customers and clients more effectively. We remain true to our traditional family owned and operated values through our value added services, commitment to our community and our continued services provided by our long term standing employees. We are pleased to be recognized as one of Canada’s Safest Employers.


We are a service provider for the City of London for the Specialized Transit Service and have been the primary operator since 2006. This public transportation service provides over 260,000 trips per year for those individuals who physically cannot use the regular public transit buses.


Voyago's Paratransit Drivers provide superior customer service and work closely with individuals with special needs. Drivers are required to aid passengers boarding the bus, maneuvering wheelchairs, fastening Q-Straint belts, lifting portable assistive devices, and assisting ambulatory passengers. The Paratransit Driver ensures all passengers, devices and mobility aids are restrained and secure as well as provide passengers with information on fares, schedules, and stops. A manifest is provided daily and Drivers are required to have a solid geographical knowledge of the City of London to ensure efficient routing.


Requirements

The ideal candidate will posses the following qualifications that include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Holds a valid G, B, E, or F Licence (FREE licence upgrade provided at no cost to the candidate).
  • Must have a clean drivers abstract and obtain a recent copy for a driver file.
  • Must provide clear Criminal Record Search with Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Display safe and defensive driving techniques.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Have a sound knowledge of the City of London and be capable of planning own routing
  • Be available to work flexible hours (service runs 7 days/week, 365 days/year) New employees are required to be available for evening, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Be physically capable of performing repetitive lifting of objects up to 60 lbs.
  • Must have own transportation to work
  • Experience with wheelchairs and/or Qstraints is an asset

Benefits

Why work for us?

  • Free Licence upgrade
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Rewarding career with a growing company
  • Great company culture
  • Opportunity to pick up hours through other divisions

  • Voyago is committed to provide accommodation for individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Accommodations are available upon request of the internal or external applicant. If you require an accommodation due to a disability for an interview, please notify Human Resources directly to make appropriate arrangements when contacted for an interview.


    We thank all applicants however only those under consideration will be contacted.


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