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Hiring process update

Successfully completing a step does not guarantee you will move on to the next step.

Update: Due to unprecedented hiring demands, we are inviting those who already hold their BC Class 3 or Class 1 driving license with Air Brake endorsement, BC Medical License, and NFPA 1001 I & II certifications to apply.

These new applications will be considered alongside existing ones for our October and November recruit class.

  • Jun 13-Jun 30

    Submit application

  • Jul 9

    Written test

  • Jul 18-Aug 5

    Panel interviews

  • Aug 12-13

    Physical and skills testing

  • Aug 17-18, Aug 24-25, Aug 31-Sept 1

    Candidate ride alongs

  • Sept 1-9

    Medical testing

  • Sept 9

    Job offers

Criminal records checks and reference checks are ongoing.

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