Working as an operator is a rewarding career. You will be delivering safe and courteous transit service to citizens of Calgary and getting them to the places that matter to them. The job is very dynamic and can be a great way to have variety in your work life.
Here is a brief description of the hours of work for community shuttle drivers and transit operators.
Community shuttle drivers
Community shuttle drivers are required to work Saturday and Sunday and are guaranteed 15 hours per week on the weekend. Extra hours of work are available during the weekdays/weeknights and are assigned based on seniority. In order to be eligible for vacation you need to have at least one year of employment. As a new hire, your vacation will be limited to the months of November to May and is based on your seniority.
New hire transit operators are guaranteed 60 hours of work every pay cycle (two weeks). The next level of guaranteed hours is 75 per pay cycle. On average, it takes an operator three years to move up to this level. These are minimum hours of work, additional hours could be available. In order to be eligible for vacation you need to have at least one year of employment. As a new hire, your vacation selection is based on seniority.