Transit Operator hiring process

Step 1: Submitting your application

  • View all of our jobs.
  • Click on the job that interests you and matches your skills. 
  • Click Apply and create a candidate profile (if you are new visitor) or login (if you are a returning visitor).
  • Upload your resume/cover letter and answer job application questions. 
  • You will receive a confirmation email that your application has been successfully submitted.
  • All communication will be made by email and phone.  Ensure to check emails regularly for messages from the City of Mississauga. 
  • You can update your contact information at any time by logging into your candidate profile.

Step 2: Application screening

  • Your application will be reviewed by Human Resources and the Hiring Manager. 
  • Only candidates being considered for an interview/test will be contacted by email or phone.

Step 3: Assessments

Interview(s), testing and references will be based on job-related criteria.

Test

  • Selected candidates will be invited to attend testing and submit a 3-year Driver's Abstract (with no infractions, offences, convictions, demerit points or accidents) dated within 4 weeks of the testing date. 
  • For information on obtaining a Driver's Abstract visit: http://www.ontario.ca/driving-and-roads/uncertified-drivers-record.
  • Candidates who do not meet the criteria for the Driver’s Abstract will not continue in the process.
  • There will be a non-refundable administration fee of $33.90 (including all applicable taxes).
  • Only those applicants who meet the expectations of all testing components will be invited to attend the next steps in the recruitment process.  We will not provide individual feedback on test results.

Interview

  • The interview panel will consist of Hiring Manager(s) and/or Human Resources.
  • Selected candidates must bring their references and Job Shadow exercise. Information about the job shadowing exercise will be provided at the testing session.
  • Request accommodation for disability, if required. 

Step 4: Selection

  • The Hiring Manger and Human Resources will discuss the results of the interview, testing and references to select the best candidate(s) for the job.

Step 5: Job offer

A conditional offer of employment will be made to the successful candidate(s) as a Transit Operator. 

The offer of employment is conditional upon:

  • Providing, at your expense, a Vulnerable Sector Screening Criminal Record Check.
  • Confirmation of a satisfactory Ministry of Transportation 3 Year Driver's Abstract with no indication of infractions, offences, convictions, demerit points or accidents.
  • Successfully obtaining a Ministry of Transportation CZ Licence.
  • Successful completion of the training period.
  • Successful completion of a nine-month probationary period.

Step 6: Getting started

  • We have a comprehensive onboarding program to welcome you to the City and prepare you for your first day.
  • You will participate in the five-week Transit Operator training program, consisting of both in-class and on-street driving sessions.

Contact

To check the status of your application, you can login to your candidate profile and select "Jobs applied".

For all other inquiries please email: transitoperator.recruitment@mississauga.ca