SBS Transit
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Good benefits, good bonus (low pay), low retrenchment, resulted alot useless staff who are on "retire" mode. Appraisal system is very bad unless u are very good with your bosses.promotion depend on years on service. high turnover rate this year, majority are age 20-40 prime age staff.
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Long working days

Great people around and stable place to be.Free ride on public transport but old bird mindset must be dispose off, to give way for future generation.Good experience overall.


Great culture and Stable job


Days of work is too long until offday.
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They do not take care of senior worker

No job satisfaction. Resentment towards older workers. Many unproductive workers got cold storage in a department which affect the active ones. Recent changes in the organisation resulting in changing for the worst.
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So so

Low salaryNo OTLack of welfareUnfair Poor management No equality Long hoursPoor shift allowance Low monthly allowance Bonus Unfair given Slow response
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Good salary and bonus plus there is monthly incentive. Working with the long timers is a hassle as they are insecure about their position and they won’t help you or teach you.


Free public transport


No ot
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Bad management

Boring job army style management , hard to get promoted unless u come in , don't acknowledge the hard work u put in , good thing is free transport and benefits and stable job
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Not a good company to work

Nothing much to say good things about this company. Once you are employed as. Bus Captain be prepared to forget your work life balance and family time. Break time and meal time not fantastic. Worst still increment and bonuses sucks.They cut drivers increment and bonuses to save money. Please don’t come here to work .
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Fun people to work with

Not bad environment, but very routine job. Too much of politics everyone keep comparing each and other, management nice to your face but behind their just as evil
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Stressful but can earn money

Stressful from the management, Pay not bad but very easy to have trouble because i am a bus captain, Old school management from depot head. I am from ulu pandan bus depot. Worst depot head you ever ask for. Ask bus captain to do impossible stuff. Does not care about bus captain welfare. Serve him right to have legal case on him.


Free uniform and transport


Long working hours. dont protect locals well enough
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Relax work environment

Good place to work for those looking for stress less job. The job is very secured and no retrenchment. Need go thru some basic internal courses to stay longer.


Stress free


Slow promotion
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Fun working

I like to work as a part-time job.But only that now they does not need any part-timer staffs as they would prefer to have more full timer. So we have to leave the company and find other part time jobs to work.
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Feeling you working with family

Team are your family so work together or you be the black sheep..Ask questions and knowledge will given..Negative vibes will be there but you just do your job..for sure the vibes will move on
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A good place to work and enhance your skills and knowledge but not a place to retire.

Sadly... The salary here is very small, most older staff here are being underpaid, they are not being cared, they are the ones who have been loyal. According to Google Survey, SBST Rail's basic pay is 28% below national average. More than 15 years of rail experience, with a recognised Diploma from a top Polytechnic, and your salary is not even $3000.


Good environment.


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Better Workplace

Excellent workplace with professional and efficient management who respect and accommodate the staff and workers. A better place to work in metro rail transport business.
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*Rushing on road. *Be passion while driving n can't talking with anyone. *i learn how to manage my timing *passenger argument among them self*drive safely




Less overtime
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must handle the critical situation always focus on customer safety the most enjoyable part of the job is watching customer activity what i learned is manually operate the machine


free public transport in whole singapore


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More Creative

Encouraging the people to develop their skills and also provide training in related area.They make sure the safety and healthy of all level staffs. Management take care subordinates as friendly.
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After u become bus captain, your driving also make u profesional driver cause before this u driving bus, now u drive car very very easy and alert.. salary and bonus so good..
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Good workplace

Good work environment and able to learn more about rail operations and rail engineering, eg:( maintenance, repair, troubleshooting and installation) base on respective department.
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Good place for retirement

They care for the older workers more than youngsters. They tend to take care of themselves first instead defending their own team. Once you made a mistake, you are being targeted. People working there dont take initiative, only know how to act blur live longer. Those who leave are either they can work very well, or they cant work at all.
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Not A Good Culture

After graduation from University, I had gotten a job which is filled with lower education colleagues that had been working for more than 5 years. Extremely bad culture with seniors bullying junior employees regardless of your ranks upon entry. Extremely bad culture where bosses do not recognised your contributions but always finding your faults. If it was not for the better salary, I would have left much earlier.
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Overall rating

Based on 81 reviews

Ratings by category

3.3 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.4 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.6 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.1 out of 5 stars for Management
3.2 out of 5 stars for Culture

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