Position: Bus Operator 

Division: Transportation and Construction 

Department: Saskatoon Transit

Term: Multiple Permanent Full Time position(s) available.

Closing Date: 03/30/2023 

Labour Group: ATU 615 

Posting:  1755 

Job Summary

Under supervision of the Service Supervisor, this position drives a bus to transport passengers to local destinations in a safe, courteous manner and provides related information to the public in a polite andamp; professional manner.

Duties & Responsibilities

Typical Duties

  • Operates a bus in a safe and courteous manner in accordance with Saskatoon Transit rules and regulations either along scheduled routes to local destinations or on chartered services or tours.
  • Provides passengers with information about schedules, stops and presents the fare.
  • Ensures passengers safety when boarding, riding and leaving buses.
  • Reports all operational problems, such as delays and mechanical problems, according to established procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Abilities And Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of the geographic layout of the City of Saskatoon.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public.
  • Knowledge of, and empathy with, the transportation needs of persons with disabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, civic departments and outside agencies.
  • Physical ability to perform the assigned duties and work in all climates.

Education, Training And Experience Requirements

  • Grade 12 education.
  • Three years’ experience in public transportation service delivery, including two years customer service experience.
  • Possession of a valid Class 2A Learners Licence.
  • Current driver’s abstract from SGI demonstrating a safe driving record.

Requires Security Check

Acceptable current Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) upon offer of employment.

Additional Requirements

Weekly Hours: 40 

Salary Range: $24.22 to $28.75 CAD per hour (2022 rates).

Eligible for full benefits and the City of Saskatoon Pension plan.


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The City of Saskatoon offers an inclusive workplace that embraces diverse backgrounds. As an equity partner with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC), the City commits to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces. By having our workforce reflect the community we serve, we support the realization of miyo-pimatisiwin, (me-o-pi-ma-ti-si-win) “the good life”, for all residents. To learn more about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the City, please visit Saskatoon.ca/diversity 


The City of Saskatoon strives to provide an accessible and inclusive workplace for all, including throughout the application and selection process through reasonable access and accommodations. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please email talentacquisition@saskatoon.ca.