Careers - Malta Public Transport

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Challenge yourself and join one of the largest and most dynamic companies in Malta. If you are interested in any of the following positions, please send your CV for the attention of the Human Resources Director on hrd@publictransport.com.mt

These are the available vacancies:

Bus Drivers

Malta Public Transport aims to continue improving its service to the public. In order to achieve this, the company is looking to recruit Bus Drivers.

In order to work as a bus driver, you would need:

  • A Category B Licence for at least one year (training will be given to obtain D licence)
  • Category D Licence is an asset (training will be provided if necessary*)
  • Basic spoken English
  • To be over 21 years of age
  • To submit a police conduct and pass a medical examination and driving assessment

Terms and Conditions:

  • An indefinite contract with 6 months' probation
  • A salary of up to €6.73 per hour
  • Possibility of overtime at a higher rate
  • Night shift allowances
  • Annual leave, sick leave and other special leave entitlements
  • Health Insurance
  • Free use of the public transport system for spouse and child/children
  • Employment is based on a 5/6 day rotating shift work

Are you willing to move to Malta to become a bus driver? If so, kindly note that the company is willing to ensure a smooth transition to Malta.

Besides being greeted at the airport, there will be transport provided on the first day of work, as well as assistance with all logistics in relation to obtaining required documents for Maltese tax system, residence permit scheme, social security and any other related requirements.

*In order to obtain a D licence one needs to be a resident in Malta for 6 months.

Interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CV by email to the Human Resources Director on hrd@publictransport.com.mt

Team Supervisor

The Company is seeking to recruit a mature, reliable and energetic individual for the position of Team Supervisor in the Engineering Workshop.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Team Supervisor will coordinate and supervise required works to achieve established goals for the company in the workshop, and assure the established planning by the Engineering Manager is accomplished by addressing the company standard levels on reliability and safety.

Key responsibilities:

  • Follow the Engineering Manager instructions
  • Diagnose breakdowns and incidences
  • Assign work to the Mechanics and Electricians on duty
  • Supervise the technical team performance, up to the required standard
  • Make sure that staff complete the required work and their job card
  • Fill out job cards or any other documentation related to the job to fully assure traceability of works done
  • Ensure effective cleaning and organization of work areas and tools at all times, including hazardous waste management
  • Ensure compliance to policies namely security, health and safety, data protection, quality assurance and eco-friendly measures established in the area of responsibility
  • Carry out other duties that can  be allocated or delegated by Management

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum qualifications: Advanced City and Guilds or equivalent qualification, or 5 years experience
  • Minimum experience: 3 years

The ideal candidates will:

  • Be organised and able to communicate effectively
  • Be able to manage a team of mechanics and electricians
  • Have the ability to meet targets
  • Have a positive energetic attitude
  • Be flexible and adaptable in a changing environment
  • Be proficient (verbal & written) in at least Maltese and English

Interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CV by email to the Human Resources Director on hrd@publictransport.com.mt

Automotive Mechanic

The Company is seeking to recruit mature, reliable and energetic individuals for the position of Automotive Mechanic in the Engineering Workshop. 

The Mechanic will carry out preventive and corrective maintenance, servicing and repairs on mechanics according to the Team Supervisor instructions and in line with the Company engineering quality standards and policy.

Key responsibilities:

  • Follow the Team Supervisor instructions;
  • Do diagnostics on vehicle mechanical breakdowns and incidences;
  • Carry out, working on his own, general maintenance, service and repairs duties on mechanics efficiently;
  • Ensure that vehicles on which he has made diagnostic and repairs are safe and reliable, and fulfill government standard requirements;
  • Manage and inspect the work of the Semi-Skilled Mechanics working with them;
  • Fill out job cards or any other documentation related to the job to fully assure traceability on his work;
  • Ensure effective cleaning and organization of work areas and tools at all times, including hazardous wastes management;
  • Ensure compliance to policies namely security, health and safety, data protection, quality assurance and eco-friendly established in the area of responsibility;
  • Carry out other duties that can be allocated or delegated by Management;

The ideal candidates will:

  • Have the ability to detect, analyse and diagnose breakdowns and repairs
  • Be organised and able to communicate effectively
  • Be a team player and respect other work colleagues
  • Have the ability to work within a team and meet targets
  • Have a positive energetic attitude
  • Be flexible and adaptable in a changing environment
  • Have at least an MQF level of education and/or 3 years experience
  • Be proficient (verbal & written) in at least English

Previous work experience or knowledge in the maintenance and repair of industrial vehicles will be considered an asset.

Interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CV by e-mail to the Director of Human Resources on hrd@publictransport.com.mt

Automotive Electrician

The Company is seeking to recruit mature, reliable and energetic individuals for the following position in the Engineering Workshop.  

Key responsibilities:

  • Follow the Team Supervisor instructions
  • Do diagnostics on vehicle electrical/electronic breakdowns and incidences
  • Carry out general maintenance, service and repairs duties on electrics/ electronics efficiently
  • Perform specialized works on AC system
  • Ensure that repaired vehicles are safe and reliable and fulfill government standard requirements
  • Manage and inspect the work of the semi-skilled Electricians
  • Fill out job cards or any other documentation related to the job to fully assure traceability on his work;
  • Ensure effective cleaning and organization of work areas and tools at all times, including hazardous waste management;
  • Follow company health and safety policy
  • Carry out other duties that can be allocated or delegated by Engineering Manager;

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have the ability to detect, analyse and diagnose breakdowns and repairs
  • Be organised and able to communicate effectively
  • Be a team player and respect other work colleagues
  • Have the ability to work within a team and meet targets
  • Have a positive energetic attitude
  • Be flexible and adaptable in a changing environment
  • Have at least an MQF level of education and/or 3 years experience as an electrician or similar role
  • Be proficient (verbal & written) in at least English
  • Proficiency in Maltese language will be considered as an asset

Interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CV by e-mail to the Director of Human Resources on hrd@publictransport.com.mt

Shunter 

The Company is seeking to recruit a mature, reliable and energetic individual for the following position in the Engineering Workshop:

Reporting to the Fleet Supervisor, the Shunter will be assigned to move, fuel and give adblue to the company vehicles during the logistic process performed during the night, and whenever is required.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Driving buses to go through the fuel and adblue process
  • External washing of buses with resources the Company allocates
  • Fuel buses and giving them adblue, when required
  • Park buses in the places designated by the Fleet Supervisor
  • Movement of buses between depots, and between each depot and Luqa workshop for maintenance and repair tasks
  • Fill out job cards or any other documentation related to the job to fully assure traceability of works done
  • Ensure effective cleaning and organization of work areas and tools at all times, including hazardous wastes management
  • Follow company Health and Safety Policy
  • Carry out other duties allocated or delegated by the Fleet Supervisor

The ideal candidates will:

  • Be organised and able to communicate effectively
  • Be able to work in  a team effectively
  • Have parking and manoeuvres skills
  • Must be in possession of Category D Driving licence
  • Must be available to work night shifts

Interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CV by e-mail to the Director of Human Resources on hrd@publictransport.com.mt  

Call Centre Agent

The Company is seeking to recruit a mature, reliable and energetic individual for the following position in the Communications Department:

The Call Centre Agent will be assisting in the handling of all customer calls/messages/queries through different channels.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Answering Calls - Responding to customer queries
  • Replying to customer's messages via Facebook, Web, Emails
  • Dealing with complaints in a courteous and professional manner
  • Any other ad hoc customer care related work

Required specifications and experience for the post:

  • Customer centric/focused
  • Call Centre experience
  • Positive attitude
  • Flexibility to work shifts and willingness to learn
  • The ability to work accurately, with attention to detail
  • The ability to think outside the box and go an extra mile for the customer
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal - Maltese & Englsh
  • Experience and skills in MS applications, namely MS Excel and MS Word
  • O-Level standard of education in Mathematics/Maltese/English/ECDL

Interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CV by e-mail to the Director of Human Resources on hrd@publictransport.com.mt

HR Clerk

The Company is seeking to recruit a mature, reliable and energetic individual for the following position in the Human Resources Department:

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Human Resources Clerk will be assisting the Human Resources team in basic administration

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Maintaining electronic employee records
  • Preparing and submitting documents such as ETC engagement and termination forms and Transport Malta documents
  • Assisting with the dispatching of fully licensed drivers
  • Being the main point of contact for employees that require new or change in uniforms
  • Maintaining an updated HR database of the uniform stock
  • Collection of uniforms from resigned/terminated employees
  • Filing employee documents and any other documents as required
  • Any other day to day administrative duties required from time to time

The ideal candidates will:

  • Preferably have an Ordinary Level standard of education
  • A high level of confidentiality, tact and diplomacy
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience and skills in MS applications, namely MS Excel and MS Word, preferably with an ECDL qualificaton
  • The flexibility and willingness to learn
  • To enjoy working with people
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • The ability to work accurately, with attention to detail

Interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CV by e-mail to the Director of Human Resources on hrd@publictransport.com.mt

VDL Assistant Controller

The Company is seeking to recruit a mature, reliable and energetic individual for the following position in the Services Department:

To ensure proper operation of planned services and promptly co-ordinate resolutions to arising incidents.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the daily operations and attend as required to all incidents, changes and problems in the transport services
  • Assisting with the management of service in terms of use of bus fleet and drivers
  • Accurate reporting of issues and problems required
  • Ensure quality of service in terms of Operations of Service

The role will involve shift work including evenings.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be organised and able to communicate effectively
  • Have a positive, energetic attitude with the ability to find solutions to occurring problems
  • Have the ability to work within a team
  • Be assertive, but not aggressive, to deal with difficult situations
  • Be diplomatic and able to make good judgements in stressful situations
  • Be proficient (verbal & written) in at least Maltese & English
  • Be flexible and adaptable in a changing environment
  • Have at least MQF Level 1 standard of education (school leaving certificate)
  • Be computer literate

Previous experience in transport operations will be considered an asset.

Interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CV by e-mail to the Director of Human Resources on hrd@publictransport.com.mt