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Bus Driver

Qualified Bus Drivers

Basildon

£13.75 per hour basic pay

Minimum of 15h Casual work

We love welcoming experienced Bus Drivers to our team in Basildon. If you already hold a PCV licence, you can earn:

£13.75 per hour when you start driving on your own, rising up to £14.40 in April 2023

We offer enhanced pay rate on Saturdays and overtime opportunities

Whatever your situation may be, we can offer you a contract that works around your schedule! All we ask is that you work a minimum of 2 shifts every 4 weeks (15 hours)

For trainee and full-time qualified driver opportunities in your area, please search on our careers site.

Rewards that add up to much more

On top of your salary, there are some brilliant benefits. Our package helps your weekly wage go further, while providing long-term financial security.

  • First Xclusives discount scheme: You and your family & friends can benefit from over 3,000 offers on high street & leisure brands such as: Sainsbury's, Asda, B&Q, ODEON cinema
  • Free travel on our buses for you and your family
  • £6 all-day train travel for you and your family on Great Western Railway, South Western Railway, Avanti, Trans Pennine Express, Hull Trains
  • Free onsite parking + cycle to work scheme
  • Up to 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme + chance to buy discounted First Group shares
  • Enhanced maternity / paternity pay

We'll be there for you, because you're there for us        

We put a big focus on physical and mental wellbeing at First Bus. We recognise that anyone can be affected by the stresses and strains of work, or life outside it. You'll find a range of health-promotion initiatives, and you'll have 24/7 access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme. We also here to support you with skills training and your long-term career development.

Working with First in Basildon

You will be providing the friendly, reliable service that so many locals, commuters and visitors rely on. We will provide initial paid training in vehicle & route familiarisation, ticket machine & ticket type training and low bridge training. You'll soon be ready to go.

What we're looking for

We value safe, patient drivers who get on well with customers and colleagues. We are also looking for:

  • a valid PCV driving licence (with no more than 6 points on your driving licence)
  • the flexibility to work a variety of shifts, including early mornings, evenings and weekends

Welcome to First Bus

Hello. We're one of the country's largest bus operators – and we've launched the driving careers of thousands of people across the UK. You will be joining a forward-looking business at the forefront of bus technology. From mobile apps to carbon-friendly buses, we're leading the way. 

Please apply now. We look forward to receiving you application.

Public transport serves everyone, whatever their differences. At First Bus, we want to be an employer open to you, no matter what your differences are. We aspire to be an inclusive organisation because diverse backgrounds, thinking and experiences bring so many benefits to our customers, communities and people. We welcome applications from all.


 
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Location
UK Bus - Basildon
Cherrydown East, Basildon, Essex, England, SS16 5AG
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  • Ref:
    020989
  • Company:
    First Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Bus Driver
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Part Time
  • Contracted Hours:
    15
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Basildon
  • Salary:
    13.75
 
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