Bison Transport builds and engages the most effective workforce in the transportation industry. We hire and retain the best people and we continually develop ourselves through training and mentoring. We foster a culture of respect, family, friendliness, professionalism, and the aggressive pursuit of success. We offer a fun and rewarding work environment with plenty of advancement opportunities.
- On-site gym in our Calgary and Winnipeg terminals
- Comprehensive Wellness program
- Company sports teams
- Active Social Committee
- Weekly summer barbeque’s
- Friendly fitness competitions
Training and Development
Employees are encouraged to take advantage of our Bison University courses which are available to all employees. These in-house courses develop general business skills. We also offer an Educational Assistance Program to support external training as part of our employee’s career development. The Educational Assistance Program is company funded and encourages people to engage in professional development pursuits and life long learning.
Bison offers comprehensive compensation and benefit packages that include:
- Health and Dental plans
- Life Insurance
- Group Disability Insurance
- Employee and Family Assistance Program
- Profit Sharing
- Group RRSP
- Other Benefits
To become a Driver with Bison Transport you need your Class 1/AZ license. Maintaining a clean driving record is a great way to start down this road. For those with a Class 1/AZ license but little actual driving experience, Bison offers the Driver Finishing Program (DFP). The DFP is an excellent opportunity for you to start in the transportation industry as a Professional Driver. The program is 13 weeks and requires a 2 year commitment.
The Driver Finishing Program consists of:
- 3 day Driver Orientation
- Up to 12 weeks of 1-on-1 In-cab instruction
- Placement in a long haul position upon graduation
Non Driving Career
Get paid for your practical work experience, even while completing high school! Bison will reimburse your tuition costs upon successful completion of each apprenticeship level. Bison supports national tractor and trailer apprenticeship certification programs.
New Grad Program:
Bison offers a New Grad Program which provides new graduates with a rotational assignment program in key roles over a 2 year period. A mentor is assigned to give guidance through all job roles, share job related experiences and offer valuable advice and insight on the transportation industry. You must be a university or college graduate of Commerce, Management or Business Administration to qualify.
Opportunities are available in a variety of departments for students looking to gain valuable hands-on experience. Summer positions often lead to full-time employment upon graduation.
Careers at Bison Transport:
- New Grad Program
- Customer Service
- Continuous Improvement
- Information Technology
- Driver Development/Safety
- Corporate Marketing & Sales
Business Discussion Series
‘My Story’ Video Featuring Professional Driver and Instructor Gord Mckay
Visit our website for more information about starting a career with Bison Transport.