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Bus Driver

We are looking for Qualified Bus Drivers to join our team in Bridport!

 

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. 

Key Points:

  • If you join us as a qualified PCV driver with full DQC card (CPC) then you'll receive a joining Bonus £3000!! (£2000 after successful completion of the required 6 months' probation period and £1000 after successfully completing 52 weeks unbroken employment within business)
  • You will earn £12.00 per hour
  • Your working hours will be between 39 and 48 hours a week. (39 Hours guaranteed minimum)
  • This is a permanent contract.

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 must hold a full PCV licence (with no more than 6 points on your driving licence).

 

Training & Qualifications:

Full training will be provided and paid for which includes;

  • Training to gain your DQC card (CPC / if required)
  • Vehicle and route familiarisation
  • Ticket machine and ticket type training
  • Any training required that is associated with the carrying out of the role.

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 FirstGroup train operated 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!

What do we do?

First Bus is one of the UK's largest bus operators. Making journeys easier for our customers, we were the first national bus operator to accept contactless card payments across all of our services and our First Bus App is voted ‘best in class' amongst UK bus operators.

Our most recent investments are in new, state-of-the-art buses across our key networks. We work proactively with our local authority partners, making a positive impact on air quality, tackling congestion and improving customer experience.

We are focused on First Bus becoming a leader in the transition to a low-carbon future and are committed to operating a zero-emission bus fleet by 2035; we have pledged not to purchase any new diesel buses after December 2022. We also operate the Aircoach network in Ireland. First Bus is a division of FirstGroup.

Interested? Apply Today!


 
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Location
UK Bus - Bridport
Tannery Road, Bridport, Dorset, UK, DT6 3DP
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  • Ref:
    018909
  • Company:
    First Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Bus Driver
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
    39
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Bridport
  • Salary:
    £24,336
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