BC Local Government Job Posting Service


(Permanent, Full-Time)

Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community.

The Transit Department (Blue Bus) has an immediate opening for a Permanent Full-time Transit Service Technician.

Reporting to the Transit Maintenance Supervisor, this position will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the West Vancouver Transit Bus Fleet and maintaining the integrity and safety of the vehicles in compliance with the Preventative Maintenance Program. Duties include: checking engine and fluid levels; daily fuelling; cleaning the inside and outside of buses; changing buses on the road; steam cleaning; performing major interior cleaning of buses; checking buses for unreported damage; providing basic assistance to mechanics; and other duties as required.

The preferred candidate will possess strong mechanical aptitude; the ability to operate automated cleaning equipment; the ability to work both as part of a team and individually with minimal supervision; the willingness to work a variety of shifts; and the ability to meet deadlines.

The successful candidate has completed a Grade 12 High School Diploma or equivalent, has twelve months prior experience in a related field, and holds a valid Class 1, 2, or 3 BC Driver’s License with Air Brake endorsement.  Candidates who currently hold a valid Class 5 License, and who are willing to obtain and retain a Class 1, 2, or 3 License with Air Brake endorsement, will be considered.

Please visit the ICBC website at: in order to have your Driver’s Abstract, Commercial Driving Record, and Claims History emailed directly from ICBC to the Human Resources Department at [email protected]. Your documents must be submitted directly from ICBC to Human Resources or your application will not be processed.

The successful candidates are required to supply a current Police Information Check. All District of West Vancouver employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of hire.

This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licences and certificates required of candidates.

Position Status:
ATU (Union) - Permanent, Full-time

Hours of Work:
40 hours per week
The current shift schedule for this position is an evening/night shift from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m., with two consecutive days off.
Hours and days of work may vary according to operational requirements.

Rate of Pay:
$30.93 per hour + $1.65 per hour shift differential (shift differential is based on the current shift schedule)

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. on February 7, 2023

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Portal at to apply for this position. Please note that all candidates must apply through the Career Portal; we do not accept resumes via email or hard copy.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted

Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Mechanics & Vehicle Maintenance
Posted: January 25, 2023, 11:07 am
Expires: February 7, 2023, 11:59 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $30.93 Hour