Motor Coach Operator

Opportunity Reference #
North Bay
Posting Date
Closing Date
Time Sensitive


REPORTS TO:           Operations Supervisor North East Region

DEPARTMENT:          Passenger Services

LOCATION:                North Bay                   

REFERENCE:             500-18B-23



Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC) is an Agency of the Province of Ontario that provides efficient and vital transportation services.  We employ over 750 skilled professionals and are over 110 years old and proud of our heritage and connection to the communities we serve.  We are focused on moving forward with the goal of being a valued leader in transportation for the next 100 years.  We offer competitive salary, excellent benefits, defined pension, paid vacation and comfortable, modern, clean, and well-maintained fleet of premium coaches.


The Motor Coach Operator is responsible for operating a motor coach in a safe, efficient manner, providing superior customer service while adhering to scheduled service. 


  • Operates coach in a safe manner, using defensive driving techniques; maintains schedule; and makes designated stops on assigned route.
  • Greets passengers in a friendly, courteous manner; provides information concerning routes, schedules and transfer points; assists passengers with the use of securement systems, ramps and lifts, and by other means as appropriate, including the announcement of arrival at major thoroughfares, facility and/or departure locations on a given route, using a microphone while operating the bus.
  • Collects appropriate tickets through the operation of an electronic fare collection system.
  • Inspects and prepares assigned coach for operation by performing a pre-trip inspection.
  • Complete accurate MTO Hour of Service Logs and adhere to MTO Hours of Service regulations.
  • May perform chartered service throughout Canada and the U.S
  • Observes uniform regulations and/or other rules, policies and regulations as outlined by ONTC.
  • Must be punctual, reliable and maintain regular attendance in order to contribute individually to the efficient and effective delivery of transportation service to the general public.



  • Passion for customer service
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Valid G license; B or C class driver’s license with a Z endorsement preferred
  • Clean Driver’s Abstract
  • Valid passport
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing work schedule/shifts
  • Must be committed to Company Health and Safety
  • Knowledge and previous experience of Motor Coach Service industry is a definite asset
  • Proficiency in both official languages (English and French) is an asset


NOTE: All Ontario Northland employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment in accordance with Ontario Northland’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

CLOSING DATE:  May 22, 2022 no later than 11:59 p.m. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Qualified individuals are invited to apply in writing with a current covering letter and resume (provided in one document), stating reference name and number.


Ontario Northland is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources.

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