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Bright Bus Tour Driver - Trainee

Trainee Bright Bus Tour Drivers


£11.00 per hour rising to £12.10 per hour

Various shifts available

We have an exciting new opportunity for Trainee Open Tour Drivers to join our team in Edinburgh City Centre!

You will be earning:

A range of hours available, full time, part time and weekends.

As a Trainee you will be paid £11 p/h, rising to £12.10 once qualified.

When it comes to Scotland's Capital do you know your Greyfriars Bobby from your Arthur's Seat? Do you always have a smile on your face while delivering great customer service and enjoy meeting people from all around the world?

If the answer is yes, then this is the role for you!

We are expanding on our exciting Open Top venture and aim to deliver an experience that will create unforgettable memories for visitors to the City of Edinburgh. You will join our Bright Bus Family who are passionate about

You'll work on your own initiative and take ownership of your bus, starting out your day at Livingston Depot, driving to the City of Edinburgh whilst looking after our customer's safety and helping to provide them with an experience that will last a lifetime. If you have knowledge about the sights and attractions of the great City of Edinburgh, then that's a bonus! If not, don't worry, full training is provided and you will have the support of our Bright Bus team, who are passionate about the job and will be on hand to assist.

We are looking for enthusiastic, friendly and driven individuals who will own this integral role to become the face of the brand, delivering a great customer experience to everyone you meet and leave them loving Edinburgh as much as you do.

Please apply now if you are 18 or over, with at least 6 months' driving experience.

Every day brings something different. You'll meet some amazing people along the way.

The benefits package adds a lot of extra value to the salary:

  • First Xclusives discount scheme: You and your family & friends can benefit from over 3,000 offers on high street & leisure brands such as: Argos, Asda, Sainsburys
  • 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
  • Up to 5 weeks holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme + chance to buy discounted First Group shares

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.

What we're looking for

If you're a patient, safe driver with good people skills, you're the perfect fit for our driving team. All you need is:

  • A full UK driving licence (with no more than 6 points)
  • the flexibility to work a variety of shifts, including early mornings, evenings and weekends

Our instructors are ready to launch your new career. 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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City Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland
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  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Bus Driver
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Edinburgh, UK Bus - Livingston
  • Salary:
    £11.10 - £12.10
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