Value Through Gold

Bus Driver

Bus Driver

Job No: PVG2018037
Location: Northwestern, BC



We are Pretivm – a Canadian mining company and the proud owner of the Brucejack Gold Mine. Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Pretium is creating value through gold by ramping up production of the 100%-owned Brucejack Mine. The Brucejack Mine is a 2,700 tonnes-per-day high-grade gold underground mine located in northwestern British Columbia, approximately 65 kilometers north of Stewart.  The mine began commercial operation in the summer of 2017 and produced 154,484 ounces of gold during the first six months of ramp-up. A feasibility study completed in June 2014 and updated in December 2016 has outlined Proven and Probable mineral reserves in Brucejack’s Valley of the Kings comprising 8.1 million ounces of gold (15.6 million tonnes grading 16.1 grams per tonne gold). Pretivm trades on the TSX and NYSE under the ticker symbol "PVG".

If you are interested in joining us, please read about the current opportunity below or visit

About the Opportunity  

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Bus Driver to join the Brucejack Gold Mine - Knipple Camp in Northwestern, British Columbia.    

Located approximately 65 kilometers from Stewart, you will report to the Road Access Superintendent or designate, and work a rotating schedule encompassing 13 days on, 13 days off, plus 2 days of travel (15 / 13). 

The Bus Drivers are responsible for safely transporting employees, contractors and guests to and from site on a radio controlled off highway resource access road. Drivers must have good communication skills both oral and written to interact with fellow drivers, maintenance team, operations team and passengers. Commitment, patience, maturity and initiative are required qualities.

Key duties and responsibilities also include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Drive safely, responsibly and be prepared for all road conditions
  • Respect fellow employees and equipment
  • Diligently complete pre and post trip checks of the unit each time it is used, emphasis on ensuring adequate fluid levels and safe operation
  • Complete all applicable paper work required
  • Maintain radio contact and use proper radio protocol
  • Manage passenger behavior by quickly and effectively solving problems
  • Communicate with dispatch at your scheduled time, prepared and ready to go
  • Maintain a clean and orderly bus
  • Operating other light vehicles such as pickups or vans
  • Complete, submit and communicate all pre-trips for all defects
  • Must attend required safety meetings and other training sessions
  • Report unsafe conditions
  • Educate all passengers each trip as to specific safety details of the vehicles – ie- exits, first aid kits, spill kits, seat belt usage etc.
  • Other duties and responsibilities to support the successful operation of the Brucejack Gold Mine. 

The ideal candidate has a valid Class 1 Drivers' Licence with Air Endorsement combined with previous experience operating a passenger bus on a radio controlled off highway environment in extreme, variable mountain weather conditions (i.e dust, rain, mud, wind and snow).    

We are looking for applicants that have time management skills, a friendly and helpful customer service approach and a desire to routinely transport employees, guests and contractors on a regular route to and from the mine site.

If this sounds like you, we’d be lucky to have you on our team! Please read about our great employee benefits and complete our easy online application form below.  

What we can offer you!

The success of the Brucejack Gold Mine will be determined by the hard working and dedicated team that continue to develop the operation. All of our team members can expect to receive a highly competitive salary that is commensurate with your experience, skills and qualifications.

We understand that camp life can be challenging at times and we are committed to ensuring that all of our team members are kept healthy and safe. To achieve this, we are pleased to provide comfortable camp accommodations, as well as delicious meals prepared by our talented culinary team

All of our team members are also rewarded with a host of great benefits, including:

  • Travel Allowance and paid transportation to / from the mine site and your point of hire;
  • Extended medical benefits and wellness coverage; and
  • RRSP matching program.

It is important to note that the well-being of our team is our top priority. As such, we promote a drug and alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol testing.

If you're looking for an exciting new challenge join Pretivm and the Brucejack Gold Mine today!

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