Autonomous Vehicle Operator (AVO)

Toronto, ON
We are looking for AVOs to operate our self-driving delivery vehicles, in autonomous and manual modes. Customized training for the position will be provided. If you’re passionate about driving, safety and technology, we’d like to meet you.


    • Ensure safe operation of the AV, in autonomous and manual modes; keeping other drivers, the public, other members of the operating team and the vehicle safe at all times
    • Ensure AV arrives at pick-up and drop-off locations on time and that the integrity of goods is retained on each journey
    • Assist with loading and unloading of customer goods - ensuring on time deliveries
    • Maintain AV and ensure it remains clean and presentable to the public
    • Collaborate with software engineers and other members of the operating team to advance our technologies and internal workflows
    • Troubleshoot and monitor software and hardware processes when vehicle is in autonomous mode
    • Execute and track established business procedures and processes
    • Provide feedback to operating and engineering teams on autonomous vehicle processes and performance
    • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and adopt new operating procedures when required
    • Act as an ambassador for Gatik, Gatik’s technology and staff, and Gatik’s clients


    • Hold a valid Canadian Driver’s license (Class G in Ontario or equivalent) with at least 5 years’ driving experience, and a clean driving record
    • Post secondary degree, or equivalent practical work experience
    • 1-2 years’ professional driving experience desirable 
    • 1-2 years of autonomous vehicle testing experience desirable
Gatik is developing autonomous light trucks and vans for business to business (B2B) short-haul logistics. Founded by AV researchers and engineers from CMU with more than a decade of experience of building autonomous vehicles and robots, we are creating new concepts and groundbreaking solutions for AVs to move freight efficiently and affordably in a city environment. We have offices in Palo Alto & Toronto and are looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast moving execution-oriented team.

If interested, please email us with your résumé and your 1-page cover letter at:

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