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Part Time SkyTrain Attendants needed now!

Discussion in 'Employment and Students' started by Superchecker, Jul 13, 2012.

  1. Superchecker

    Superchecker Active Member

    I would suggest applying for any, and all positions, with a company that you'd like to work for...

    "Get your foot in the door" doing whatever it takes, and then move around later to what you really want.... Internal Postings!
    Get friendly with the HR department... Chat as much, learn as much as you can with who ever is your contact..

    If you tried with BCRTC/SkyTrain and didn't make it: Try Canada Line- ProTransBC! Or vise versa...

    If you don't mind "casual" to start: Coast Mountain Bus Company has had 3 "Casual" postings up for months... 2 for DEPOT COORDINATORS, starting at nearly $28 an hour; and another for CUSTOMER INFORMATION CLERKS, starting nearly $22 an hour... PLUS "Temps" earn an extra 22% MORE $$$ instead of benefits...

    If you just go to the Careers Page of TransLink: Up comes nearly 30 job postings, just at TransLink...

    -Click onto Coast Mountain Bus for another 7 postings!
    -Click onto BCRTC-SkyTrain for 6 MORE postings...
    -AirCare is still hiring thru the end of the year...

    -Canada Line jobs: www.protransbc.com/

    Another GREAT website is www.civicinfo.bc.ca/16.asp

    AND: Don't just look once at these job lists, CHECK BACK! Opportunities come and go!
    Be ready to pounce when your opportunity comes around!

    Good Luck!!
  2. Superchecker

    Superchecker Active Member

    Just wondering: Do you have any First Aid certification? I know they prefer that applicants have that...

    Did they give you any indication as to what went wrong?
    Or how long before you get to apply again?

    I know they hired a bunch of STATION ATTENDANTS last fall, for the Compass Gates, but those gates have not been activated yet, so m-a-y-b-e- some of those idle Station Attendants got the SkyTrain Attendant positions???
  3. CharlieUK

    CharlieUK Junior Member

    I've been shortlisted for the Skytrain Attendant job, and I'm scheduled to take 3 tests, one is 'Mechanical Reasoning', then 'Safety in the Workplace', and a 'Customer Service' test. Anyone have any input as to what I might expect on these tests?
  4. Superchecker

    Superchecker Active Member

    SkyTrain (Expo & Millenium Lines) has a new posting up TODAY looking for 5 FTR SkyTrain Attendants!

    www.translink.ca/drive and THEN click onto BCRTC if interested!
    CharlieUK likes this.
  5. Superchecker

    Superchecker Active Member

  6. CharlieUK

    CharlieUK Junior Member

    Re: BCRTC Skytrain Attendant FTR (5 positions) Job ID: 20140620
    In your opinion do you think one should 're-apply' now that BCRTC has 'reposted' the same job listing, even if you managed to apply for it before it was taken down last week?
  7. Superchecker

    Superchecker Active Member

  8. Macallister

    Macallister Junior Member

    Hi Charlie,

    Do you have any tips for the testing for the skytrain attendant position?

  9. CharlieUK

    CharlieUK Junior Member

    Did BCRTC send you an email asking to go in for testing?
  10. Superchecker

    Superchecker Active Member

    Just an observation: SkyTrain (BCRTC) has a new posting up this week looking for 4 INSTRUCTORS... My guess would be that they might be gearing up to do some major hiring for the **NEW** Evergreen Line due to open late next year! One would think that if they are hiring Instructors, they'll need them soon to do some Instructing!

    You MIGHT want to keep an eye on their ever changing list of opportunities: www.translink.ca/drive and THEN "BCRTC"
  11. Superchecker

    Superchecker Active Member

    BCRTC/SkyTrain is HIRING again! MUST have level 1 First Aid! www.translink.ca/drive and then "BCRTC" if interested!! $30 an hour after training!
  12. Superchecker

    Superchecker Active Member

    The original posting was for FULL TIME REGULAR, and has now been replaced with a new posting for 30 PART TIME REGULAR SkyTrain Attendants....
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  13. Vinay

    Vinay Guest

    Hi I my mother has a interview next week and she wants to study for the mechanical reasoning part but i can't fine much for her can anyone tell me what it looks like or can send me a nice study guide.

    Thanks again
  14. CharlieUK

    CharlieUK Junior Member

    If your "Mother" has an interview that means she has already taken, and passed the testing, which includes "mechanical reasoning"! It's sounds more like she has been invited in for the "Test", and not an "interview"! Anyhow, the "mechanical reasoning" part of the test is mostly questions about gears, pulleys, levers, weights and speed. Try and study gear ratios, and their direction they travel and speed outcomes.
    Take a look at this test, and try and find similar ones online. This one is maybe a bit easy, but it'll give you an idea of what to look for.
    Hope that helps!
  15. Superchecker

    Superchecker Active Member

    New posting up looking for a FIELD SUPERVISOR! Starts at $75,000 a year!

    www.translink.ca/drive and THEN "BCRTC"
  16. Superchecker

    Superchecker Active Member

    Just noticing a new INTERNAL (open to existing employees only) job posting up for 5 temp SKYTRAIN ATTENDANTS. If not filled internally, this posting *might* go external in approx one week.

    Might keep and eye on list of opportunities under "BCRTC" off of the www.translink.ca/drive link
  17. Superchecker

    Superchecker Active Member

    New (External- open to the public) posting looking for 6 MORE PT SKYTRAIN ATTENDANTS!

    www.translink.ca/drive and THEN "BCRTC"
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  18. CharlieUK

    CharlieUK Junior Member

    I never saw this posting internally, I did see the other one for the 5 temp SkyTrain Attendants posted in my crew room, any thoughts on why that may be Superchecker?
  19. Superchecker

    Superchecker Active Member

    The posting for 5 was an internal posting.

    This new one for 6 is open to the public.

    I don't know why. I could assume that it could be for extra staff for Compass implementation. Or maybe there have been some vacancies open up as BCRTC gets ready for the Evergreen Line in about a year.

    Expo line is 30 years old, maybe there are more than a few retiring??
  20. KINGdaegari

    KINGdaegari Guest

    Hi all,

    I recently applied for the PTR Skytrain Attendant position, went through the interview, did the medical exam and handed in the criminal record last week. However, I still haven't got the offer yet. Does anyone know how long it takes to get the offer?

    Thanks in advance.

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