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Southland Transportation Overview

Calgary, AB
1001 to 5000 employees
1971
Company - Private
Transportation Management
$50 to $100 million (CAD) per year
Proudly serving communities across Alberta and Saskatchewan for over 45 years.

SOUTHLAND Transportation Ltd. is committed to safety and service in the people transportation business. We operate school, charter, commuter, and specialized transportation buses ... Read more

Mission: “To exceed customer expectations by employing talented people who share in the dedication of a company committed to safety and service.”

Southland Transportation – Why Work With Us?


Southland Transportation Ltd. is committed to safety and service in the people transportation business. Southland operates school, charter, commuter and specialized transportation buses throughout Alberta and in Saskatchewan.

Southland’s reputation for leadership and quality comes from the integrity and dedication of talented staff. It was the first school bus company in Canada to have its training program nationally recognized and certified by the Motor Carrier Passenger Council of Canada and is a proud member of the Student Transportation Association of Saskatchewan, Alberta Student Transportation Advisory Council, Alberta School Bus Contractors Association and Partners in Compliance. Southland has won the annual Consumer Choice Award since 2008.

Southland’s Commitment to Safely Home

Southland Transportation Ltd. takes our responsibility to our customers, employees and the communities which we serve, very seriously and this is reflected in our commitment to safety. Our dedication to making sure that all 1400 of our personnel, 50,000 passengers in our care return safely home to their families each and every day. 

“Safely Home” is our deep conviction to safety, and it is the ultimate promise we make to each other, to our clients, and to the communities in which we operate. Southland is driven by Safety. It is our first Core Value and is at the heart of all we do.

We stand by our Core Values and our goal is to have all of our Managers, Supervisors and Front Line Workers base all of their everyday decisions on: Safety, Customer Service, Resourcefulness, Integrity, Positive Attitude, Teamwork, Loyalty, Accountability, Respect and Dedication.

By adhering to these Values, we are able to provide all of our customers with consistent, high levels of service.

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Southland Transportation is the employer of choice for over 1,200 people. We are always growing, changing and looking for great people like you to join our team! Our mission is to exceed customer expectation by employing talented people who share in the dedication of a company committed to safety and service.


Southland Transportation Reviews

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    "School bus operator"

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    Former Employee - Operator-Bus Driver in Medicine Hat, AB
    Former Employee - Operator-Bus Driver in Medicine Hat, AB
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    I worked at Southland Transportation part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great hours decent pay and kids can come with you to work

    Cons

    I dont have any cons about this job

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Southland Transportation Photos

Southland Transportation photo of: SOUTHLAND school bus driver and buses
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Southland Transportation Interviews

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    School Bus Driver Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calgary, AB
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Southland Transportation (Calgary, AB) in May 2018.

    Interview

    Extremely professional company. The whole interview was extremely professional. I like how to company approaches the refernences. I felt respected and that the company was honest and not trying to hide anything from me.

    Interview Questions

    • What you do you do if two teenagers start fighting while your driving the school bus.   2 Answers
    • 1.) You're drivers license states that adaquate lenses must be worn for driving.
      2.) Do you have you glasses with you right now?   1 Answer
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