Job description

Trailways of New York has employment opportunities for several Motorcoach Operators based out of the Toronto, Ontario area for a new service to Detroit, Michigan.

Trailways of New York is the largest family-owned, intercity bus company in New York State. Our modern well-equipped coaches, carry passengers more than 8 million miles annually, throughout New York State, Montreal, Toronto and now Detroit.

Our story began in 1926, with the purchase of a single bus in Buffalo NY, and the creation of the Rip Van Winkle Bus Company. This family-owned business has grown to become the well-known Adirondack Trailways bus company. Almost a century of continued growth has incorporated the Pine Hill-Kingston Bus Corporation as Pine Hill Trailways and Empire Trailways of Rochester, NY as New York Trailways. All three companies are still owned by the Berardi/Van Gonsic families and comprise the Trailways of New York brand.

Today, there are opportunities for motorcoach operators who are hard-working, self-starters that manage their time effectively and safely with little supervision.

What you need to bring to the table:

  • Experience driving a motorcoach, school bus or commercial vehicle.
  • A valid Class B driver’s license.
  • Documentary requirements to comply with U.S./Canada Cabotage Rules for multiple stops in Canada for point-to-point U.S./Canada and Canada/U.S. assignments.
  • Availability to work a 5- or 6-day work week including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • A driving record that meets insurance standards.
  • Strong customer service skills.

What’s in it for you?

  • Generous $7500 USD Sign-on bonus*.
  • First year average earnings $42,500-$66,300 USD*.
  • 5-week paid training at $16.50 USD per hour*.
  • Health Insurance Coverage in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Company pension contribution (RRSP).
  • Paid holidays.
  • Paid vacation.
  • Paid sick time.
  • Annual uniform allowance.
  • Ongoing training and career development.

*All earnings and bonuses paid in Canadian currency.

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for, apply today!

You can complete and electronic application with the link below. Please select Toronto as your city.

Trailways of New York is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate based on race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, record of offences, age, marital status, family status, disability or any status protected by Canada or U.S. law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $56,000.00-$88,000.00 per year


  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Morning shift
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Signing bonus


  • Motorcoach, school bus or commercial driving: 1 year (required)


  • Class B license (required)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (preferred)
  • Night Shift (preferred)
  • Overnight Shift (preferred)

Willingness to travel:

  • 100% (preferred)

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Job Motorcoach Operator-$7500 USD Sign-on Bonus in Toronto

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