Fancy a job with one of BC’s top employers of 2022?
You’re in luck, because BC Transit is now hiring Transit Operators in Greater Victoria, and we’re here to tell you how you can apply.
With tons of perks like their career transition allowance, excellent benefits and don’t forget an office with a view (Victoria has a lot of scenic routes!), sending in your application to this BC Top 100 Employer seems like a no-brainer.
You can apply online here—applicants need to provide a copy of their five-year driver’s abstract, five-year insurance claims history and Class 5 driver’s license.
Still on the fence? Here are 6 reasons why working for BC Transit could be a pretty sweet gig:
1. Career Transition Allowance
Each person who is hired as a Transit Operator will receive this sweet bonus—the career transition allowance of $1,500 will be paid within the first week of employment (FYI: taxes will be deducted from this payment).
You will receive membership in a “Gold Plated” defined benefit pension plan, meaning it’s one of the best in the province and ranked within the top ten in Canada! This perk provides you with guaranteed, monthly income for life, putting you in a strong position to be financially secure in your retirement!
Oh, the benefits! You’ll receive comprehensive employer paid medical and dental group plan benefits to support you and your family, regardless of what life throws at you.
Additionally, BC Transit provides maternity leave top-up, access to BC Transit’s Fitness and Lifestyle Centres, and Social Club—which gives you access to events throughout Victoria, and a complimentary employee Bus Pass.
Bon voyage! Enjoy 3 weeks of vacation, and that’s just to start. Transit Operators are also given the ability to bank statutory holidays, allowing you to take an additional 2 weeks off each year.
As you progress in your career, you will have the chance to pick shifts based on your lifestyle! BC Transit is a 22 hour/day operation—with that comes a variety of shifts and options for drivers.
6. Career Advancement
BC Transit’s Corporate Learning and Development Program supports continuous
growth – so you can perform your best and seize future career opportunities!
There are a number of positions that you could grow into. Transit Operators can become Safety and Training Officers, Dispatchers, and Controllers (aka Emergency Support!), just to name a few!
Interested in applying? You can apply online or come to one of BC Transit’s upcoming in-person Application Days on Tuesday, October 4th from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. or Wednesday, October 19th 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. at 520 Gorge Road East.
How to apply: Online or in-person on Tuesday, October 4th from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. or Wednesday, October 19th 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. at 520 Gorge Road East