Temporary Transit Driver Recruitment Process Body ContentThe City of Brampton accepts applications online for all open job opportunities. Here is how to apply and what to expect during the recruitment process. Step 1: Apply OnlineApply to the posting here. Complete the pre-screening questionnaire. In order for your application to be considered, you will need: To submit a 3-Year Driver’s Abstract (with no infractions, offences, convictions, demerit points or accidents – no exceptions) dated within 4 weeks of the testing date. Applicants who do not meet the criteria for the Driver’s Abstract will not continue in the recruitment process. Proof of Grade 12 education or equivalent secondary education as established by the Ontario Ministry of Education. Education obtained outside of Canada will be accepted, however, a Canadian equivalency document is required upon application. Click here and here to contact Canadian Education Equivalency services. Failure to produce either documentation when requested, will result in the applicant being disqualified from the current Temporary Transit Driver Recruitment Campaign immediately. Step 2: STRADA Psychometric TestIf you meet the minimum qualifications and are assessed to have favourably completed the pre-screening questionnaire, you will be invited to STRADA psychometric assessment. You will receive an email from STRADA Centre for Recruitment Excellence inviting you to register online for a STRADA psychometric assessment which is being administered through CUTA (Canadian Urban Transit Association) on behalf of the City of Brampton. This is a computer-based evaluation designed to help assess your match with the Transit Driver position. This psychometric assessment should take approximately 20 to 30 minutes to complete. To register for this test applicants must pay a non-refundable fee of $84.75 (including HST). Details regarding location, time, duration and more will be provided by STRADA Centre for Recruitment Excellence once appointment registration and payment are complete. When attending STRADA Testing, the psychometric assessment through CUTA, applicants must bring the following documents with them: Driver’s Licence identification card Resume submitted at the time of application 3-Year Driver’s Abstract (with no infractions, offences, convictions, demerit points or accidents – no exceptions) dated within 4 weeks of the testing date. The cost of obtaining this document is at the expense of the applicant. NOTE: You will not be allowed to complete the STRADA psychometric assessment unless you bring the above noted documents to your STRADA psychometric assessment.Step 3: Map Test and Mini Panel InterviewUpon the successful completion of Step 2 above, you will be invited for a Map Test and Mini Panel Interview which will be held in Brampton. Candidates will be asked to write a Map Test and must obtain the minimum passing grade in order to proceed to the Mini Panel Interview. We will also require proof of Grade 12 education or equivalent secondary education as established by the Ontario Ministry of Education at this step. Education obtained outside of Canada will be accepted, however, a Canadian equivalency document is required upon application. Click here and here to contact Canadian Education Equivalency services. Failure to produce either documentation when requested, will result in the applicant being disqualified from the current Temporary Transit Driver Recruitment Campaign immediately.Step 4: Ride AlongIf you are successful with Steps 1, 2 and 3, you will be invited to complete Step 4, which involves taking a ride on a Brampton Transit bus for a specified period of time on a specific route, observing, and then completing a written assignment. You will be required to bring the written assignment and speak about your experience on the ride-along at your interview. Specific instructions will be provided to you in advance via telephone or email.Step 4 must be completed before you attend your interview.Step 5: Competency Based InterviewThis stage of the recruitment process is the in-person interview for applicants who have successfully passed steps 1, 2 and 3. You will be contacted by telephone or email to book your interview. The City of Brampton hires the best qualified candidates for the job by reviewing test and assessment findings and objectively assessing his or her ability to do the job. This is achieved by asking specific types of questions called behavioural interview questions. Behavioural based interviewing is based on the concept that past behaviour is the best predictor of future behaviour. Our goal is to select people who have the skills and experiences to meet the requirements and expectations of the position. It is recommended that you invest time researching how to appropriately respond to these types of questions. Examples of a behavioural based questions and a suggested strategy of how to respond can be found here. You will be asked to bring to the following documents to the Competency Based interview: Proof of Grade 12 education or equivalent secondary education as established by the Ontario Ministry of Education. Candidates must show proof of a minimum of Grade 12 education or equivalent as established by the Ontario Ministry of Education, or completion of post-secondary education. Original high school diploma or transcript is acceptable. Education obtained outside of Canada will be accepted; however, a Canadian equivalency document will be required. Click here to obtain information about Canadian equivalency. The cost of obtaining these documents is at the expense of the candidate. If you are unable to present your proof of education and equivalency at the time of your in-person test, you will be considered withdrawn from the recruit process. Original Ontario Driver’s Licence. Completed Ride Along Assignment from Step 4.Step 6: Transit Driver SelectionFollowing the interview, you will be notified through e-mail whether you are moving to the next step in the recruitment process. If you reach this step you must fulfill the following requirements: Provide two (2) work related references from a supervisor or manager that you report to or reported to. Successful completion of a Criminal Record Check. (The City of Brampton will conduct a Criminal Record Check at no cost to the candidate). The results of the criminal record check must be acceptable. Should all requirements be met and positions are available, a conditional job offer may be extended within the specified time.Step 7: Conditional Job Offerbe provided with information on a conditional offer of employment as a Temporary Transit Driver. The offer of employment is conditional upon: Successful completion of the training program and testing Successful completion of a nine-month probationary period Confirmation of a Ministry of Transportation 3 Year Driver’s Abstract with no indication of infractions, offences, convictions, demerit points or accidents. Successfully receiving a Ministry of Transportation CZ LicenceStep 8: TrainingAll successful candidates will participate in a 5-week training program, consisting of both in-class and on-road sessions.Step 9: Firm Job OfferUpon satisfactory completion of Steps 1 - 8, Temporary Transit Drivers may be considered for full time positions as they become available at which time firm job offers are extended to successful candidates.