Extra Board Operator

full bike rack

Job Details

The Transit Operator reports directly to the Transit Operations Supervisor and is responsible for operating Conventional transit buses and Paratransit vehicles serving people of disability within the City of Peterborough; you will also respond to public enquiries regarding bus routes, time schedules and fares, etc., as well as monitor passes, transfers and appropriate fares.


Requires an enthusiastic individual with a positive attitude and experience serving the public; you are a high school graduate or equivalent with a valid Ontario Class “B” or “C” driver’s licence;  “Z” endorsement (Air Brake) would be considered an asset; must have excellent communication skills; ability to provide a clear driver’s abstract and a satisfactory current Criminal Records Check including Vulnerable Sector from a Canadian Police Information Centre; must be able to work irregular shifts which will include (days, nights, weekends, statutory holidays and working on short notice); previous experience serving people of disability, and a current Standard First Aid/CPR/AED certification will be considered assets.

Although Extra Board Operators may work full-time hours, up to 44 hours per week, there shall be no guarantee of hours. Extra Board Operators shall be assigned one (1) week day off a week.


$23.40 (Training Rate $20.48)

Application Information

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a résumé and cover letter, quoting file number 19-P-93, no later than 12:00 p.m. on November 8, 2019 to:

City of Peterborough, Human Resources Division, City Hall, 500 George Street North, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3R9. Fax: (705) 742-7021 hr@peterborough.ca

The City of Peterborough is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all individuals have access to the City's goods, services and facilities.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

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