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Posted On

September 23, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Ends On

October 16, 2022 at 11:59 PM

North Bay is a diverse community that offers a perfect blend of opportunity and easy living.  Servicing a regional catchment area of 112,000 people, this progressive city of 51,553 residents is nestled between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake, and is conveniently located just three and a half hours from major Ontario centers such as Toronto and Ottawa.

 The Corporation of the City of North Bay is currently seeking applications for the position of Transit Spareboard Operator, involving Transit Bus Wash duties.  Hours of work are as required. The successful incumbents will work under the direction of the Transit Supervisor.  As a Spareboard Operator, you will be responsible for safe operation of the Transit Coach on designated routes and schedules as well as fare collection, transfers and daily circle checks.  Working in the Transit Bus Wash, you will be responsible for cleaning, washing and shuttling of buses as well as minor bus maintenance and report completion.  The successful incumbents must maintain a high level of customer service and possess the ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and members of the public in a positive manner.


  • Minimum grade 12 Education or equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid Ontario class "B" or "C" driver's license with a "Z" endorsement; must have a good driving record pertaining to these licenses.
  • Must have twelve (12) months bus driving experience or equivalent experience including customer driving experience.
  • Must possess a valid First Aid Certificate or be willing to obtain
  • Must have the ability to work with limited supervision and follow instructions explicitly.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and general public in a positive manner.
  • Must be sensitive to special needs of passengers.
  • Must be able to successfully complete the City of North Bay Bus Driver Training course and tests plus the Ambassador Training Program.

Hours of Work:       On call and as scheduled

Environment:         Unionized

Hourly Rate:          $27.97 per hour 

We offer a comprehensive benefit package including an Employee Assistance Program, Health and Dental Benefits and Life, Long-Term Disability, and AD&D Insurance. The City of North Bay is an Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) employer.

All City of North Bay employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment in accordance with the City’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. The City will comply with its human rights obligations, make exceptions for bona fide medical or religious reasons, and accommodate employees legally entitled to accommodation.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a detailed resume and covering letter in one document, saved in PDF format, no later than 11:59 p.m., Sunday, October 16, 2022 via email in one pdf document to: Please identify the Posting ID (22E-64)in the subject line. 

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the City of North Bay’s Accessibility Policy.  We encourage applicants to make their needs known to Human Resources in advance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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