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Bus Driver (Trainee & Qualified) – Scotstoun

We are looking for Trainee & Qualified Bus Drivers to join our team in the Scotstoun Depot!

Do you fancy a change? We can offer you a rewarding career with a difference! 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. 

*If you already have a PCV licence, you will automatically come in at £11.00 per hour (pay rates increase to £12.35 p/h, future pay rise pending). Full- Time contracts are up to 38 hours per week.

If you currently have a PCV Licence, we are offering a £4,000 sign on bonus, which will be paid to you over a 12 month period.  The £4,000 figure is based on a full-time contract (38 hours per week).  Part-time contracts are available and the sign on bonus will be paid pro-rata.

As a trainee bus driver you will be earning £11 per hour after you pass your test (£10.00 whilst training, lasting approximately 4- 5 weeks) 

Flexible working options! 4, 5 and 6 day working weeks available - Potential annual earnings of 30,000 +

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 6 points). 

Training & Qualifications:

Full paid training will be provided which includes;

  • Training for a PCV Licence (if applying as a trainee driver)
  • Vehicle and route familiarisation
  • Ticket machine and ticket type training

Our rewards:

You'll enjoy a range of benefits, such as free travel on our buses for you and your family, a pension scheme, a smart uniform and the chance to buy discounted First shares. You will also get discounted train travel for you and your family on our train operators (GWR, SWR, Avanti TPE & Hull Trains). On top of this our rewards include First Xclusives where you and your family and friends can benefit from travel discounts with First and over 3,000 offers on a variety of goods and services.

About us:

One of the UK's largest bus operators, our team of 17,000 Journey Makers helps 1.6 million customers every single day to get to where they want to go. Together we provide helpful and reliable services on our buses, keep thousands of vehicles on the road and make sure everything runs smoothly.

We can offer you a wide range of rewarding careers, as we make a big investment in the future and transform the world of bus travel.

Interested? Apply Today!

FirstGroup plc welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age. We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive organisation because we believe that diversity brings benefits for our customers, communities and our people. Valuing our differences and drawing on our collective knowledge and experience helps us develop new services, open up new markets and broaden our customer base.

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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UK Bus - Scotstoun Depot, Glasgow
1073 South Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G14 0AQ
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  • Ref:
    017694
  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Bus Driver
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
    38
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Scotstoun Depot, Glasgow
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