Position: Driving Instructor 

Division: Transportation and Construction 

Department: Saskatoon Transit

Term: 1 permanent relief position(s) available.

Closing Date: 12/06/2022 

Labour Group: ATU 615 

Posting:  1624 

Job Summary

Under supervision of the Service Supervisor, this position conducts training programs and evaluations pertaining to vehicle operation and assists with the development and maintenance of related programs.

Duties & Responsibilities

1.    Trains and instructs employees in the proper methods and procedures for the safe and efficient operation of Transit vehicles.
2.    Ensures that employees are trained properly to meet the requirements of a Transit Operator. 
3.    Assists with the development and maintenance of an effective driver training program, as required.
4.    Performs evaluations and reviews of operators to ensure safe, effective and efficient operation of vehicles in compliance of Transit procedures.  Conducts refresher courses, as required.
5.    Serves on the Saskatoon Transit Vehicle Accident Adjudication Committee.
6.    Assists with the maintenance of records related to driver training, vehicle accidents and adjudications.
7.    Provides oral and detailed written reports, as required.
8.    Performs other related duties as assigned.


•    Grade 12 education. 
•    Possession of a valid Saskatchewan Class 2A Driver's Licence.
•    Current driver’s abstract from SGI demonstrating a safe and exemplary driving record.
•    Five years' experience driving a conventional bus for the City of Saskatoon.
•    Thorough knowledge of The Highway Traffic Act & Regulations, and City and Transit policies and procedures
•    Knowledge of, and empathy with, the transportation needs of persons with disabilities.
•    Demonstrated ability to facilitate training programs effectively to adult learners.
•    Demonstrated ability to deal courteously and tactfully with the public.
•    Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, civic departments and outside agencies.
•    Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
•    Demonstrated safe and superior driving skills.
•    Working knowledge of a computer using the Microsoft Office Suite.

Additional Requirements

Weekly Hours: 40 

Salary Range: $31.84 to $34.75 CAD per hour (2022 rates)


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.