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Qualified Coach Driver

We are looking for Qualified Coach Drivers to join our team in Taunton/Bridgwater on a permanent contract

Do you have a PCV license? Are you looking for a company who can offer you a rewarding career? If you are customer service driven, flexible and motivated we want to hear from you!

What will you be doing?

As one of our coach drivers, you'll put smiles on the faces of our customers and make a real difference in your local community. Working on your own initiative, you'll enjoy driving our Coaches .  So, if you're a qualified bus/coach driver, join our professional team!

As a Qualified coach driver you will be earning £11.05 per hour (£22000 + per year) and your working hours will be a minimum of 39 per week.

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 3 points on your driving licence).

Please only apply for this post if you have/agree to the following:

  1. A valid PCV driving licence
  2. Already have a valid CPC card (with a minimum of 35 hours) 

Please only apply for this post if you have/agree to the following:

  1. A valid PCV driving licence
  2. Already have a valid CPC card (with a minimum of 35 hours) or
  3. Are prepared to pay for and acquire a valid CPC card on their own before being offered a position.

Training & Qualifications:

Full paid training will be provided which includes;

  • 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!

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. 

Interested? Apply Today!

Valuing our differences such as age, gender, LGBTQ+, ethnicity, religion and disability means that our colleagues have a voice and are supported to be their authentic selves


 
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Location
Hamilton Road, Taunton, England, TA1 2EH
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  • Ref:
    016376
  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Bus Driver
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
    39
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Bridgwater, UK Bus - Taunton
 
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