Job Posting 78526

Central / Halifax area
St. Margaret's Bay
closes in 67 days (Thu, 31 Mar)
part time  •  $13-$15 per hour, depending on qualifications

Company: BayRides is a community-based not-for-profit transportation service providing door-to-door, accessible, and affordable transportation around St. Margaret’s Bay. Our vision is to support people in the St. Margaret’s Bay area to be connected with their community. Being connected to their community means that people are able to satisfy their social, economic, educational, recreational, and medical needs and wants. People’s quality of life is improved economically and socially because they are connected with their community.


Job Description: Your main responsibilities will be safely driving riders with various needs and backgrounds and providing excellent customer service. You will meet the regulatory requirements of a professional driver including completion of all paperwork such as pre-trip inspections and daily driver logs. You will be expected to interact with the dispatcher and other drivers in a congenial and professional manner; review, complete and submit documentation; and conduct safety checks. While driving you will work independently to a large degree, making decisions and problem-solving as needed, and with the support of the dispatcher as needed.


Hours: 10-20 hours per week. Monday to Friday during the day. Applicant must be available to work a flexible schedule. Drivers are paid for each hour of their shift which starts with pre-shift vehicle inspection, includes all drives and wait time for clients and post-shift vehicle inspection.


Requirements and Qualifications: You must be a friendly, community-minded, team player. You must have a safe driving record, clean criminal record including the vulnerable sector check and clean child abuse registry check. You must have an unrestricted Class 4 license with at least three years' driving experience. You will have demonstrated strong skills in communication, flexibility, customer service and time management.



Asset qualifications:

  • Experience transporting passengers
  • Experience operating accessible vehicles and 14-passenger minibus or equivalent
  • Volunteer or work experience with wheelchair users, intellectually challenged, and/or non-physically vulnerable.
  • Sensitivity training
  • Emergency intervention and conflict resolution
  • Knowledge of Department of Transportation commercial vehicle regulations

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