Summary Transit Operator - Transportation near Halifax (NS)
Find key facts and figures about working as a transit operator - transportation. The following information is applicable to all Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators (NOC 73301).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Bus drivers, subway operators and other transit operators drive buses and operate streetcars, subway trains and light rail transit vehicles to transport passengers on established routes. Bus drivers are employed by urban transit systems, school boards or transportation authorities and private transportation companies. Streetcar, subway and light rail transit operators are employed by urban transit systems.
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Post-secondary or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of less than 2 years, or more than 6 months of on-the-job training.
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Median wage in the Halifax Region
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advertised near Halifax (NS)
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- Operate subway or light rail transit to transport passengers
- Operate buses, school busses or streetcars to transport passengers
- Provide sightseeing information
- Provide passengers with information on fares, schedules and stops
- Collect fares and record transactions
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