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Inter-city bus operator


Working Conditions

In most cases, inter-city bus operators are full-time employees of a bus company, and may be part of a union. You will generally work on a days-on/days-off schedule, allowing for required rest between trips. You will work a combination of days and nights, weekdays and weekends and will also be expected to work on some statutory holidays. You will work with shipping and receiving staff, often lifting luggage and freight as part of this position. As well, you may be required to transport dangerous goods.

Benefits generally include medical, drug, and dental plans for full-time employees; on-the-job training; and uniform provision. Meals and overnight accommodations are also covered when you are on extended trips. Some progressive companies offer additional benefits, like travel passes for family members and fitness memberships for their operators.

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