Bus Driver

  • Job Reference: 00044091-1
  • Date Posted: 9 July 2021
  • Recruiter: First Bus
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £20,000 to £23,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are looking for Trainee Bus Drivers to join us in our Bath Depot on a 2 year fixed term contract!

Whether you are experienced or not, here at First we can offer you a rewarding career with a difference. If you are customer service driven, flexible and motivated, we want to hear from you!

What will you be doing?

Going out on the open road as a bus driver, you'll work on your own initiative and take ownership of your bus on its travels, looking after passenger safety and providing a great customer experience. You'll drive different routes, issue tickets and drop people off at their destinations. 

As a Bus Driver your rate will be £22,750 per year and your working hours will be 38 per week

This is £11.52 per hour plus Monday to Friday and £12.32 per hour Saturday & Sunday

During your first few weeks with us at First Group you will embark on our training programme to ensure you are the best bus driver you can be.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is a good communicator and gets on well with people. You must be patient, a safe driver, reliable and calm under pressure. Happy to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, evenings and weekends, you should also have a full UK driving licence (with no more than 3 points).

Training & Qualifications:

Full paid training will be provided which includes;

  • Training for a PCV Licence
  • Vehicle and route familiarisation
  • Ticket machine and ticket type training

What can we offer you?

  • up to 5 weeks holiday (plus Public Holidays)
  • company pension
  • free bus travel for you and your family
  • £6 all-day train travel on GWR, SWR and other First train companies
  • High Street discounts

We will also provide you with a uniform so no need to worry about having the right kit for the job!

Interested? Apply Today!