We want to give our customers great service and we can only do that by getting the right people in our driver team. You don’t need to be able to drive a bus yet as we will give you all the training you require to gain your PCV licence. You just need the right attitude and in return you’ll enjoy some of the great things that come from being part of our team…
Full time or part time hours…
You can work either full time, where you’ll be contracted to at least 37 hours per week, or part time. The choice is yours.
We are also recruiting term time only working in Bath – perfect for those that need to be home during the school holidays.
Enjoy the variety…
You won’t get bored staring at the same four walls in this job, as each day brings something new. Our driver teams are the heartbeat of the great towns and cities they serve, providing an essential service in helping to keep our customers moving. You’ll be meeting loads of new people and making a difference to their day.
Be a part of something…
We have a great team environment where colleagues become friends. Some employees have been with us for 25, 30 and even 40 years and really enjoy feeling part of one big family. And if you’re the ambitious type, it’s worth knowing that some of our most senior managers started off as drivers...
There is also a great range of other benefits:
- Professional training (with pay) to pass the PCV theory and practical tests
- Ongoing professional development
- Up to 5 weeks holiday (plus Public Holidays)
- Contributory pension scheme
- Free bus travel for you and your family
- £6 all-day train travel on GWR, SWR and other First train companies
- High Street discounts
- Free uniform
We are now recruiting and have multiple opportunities available for the following positions. Just click on the link below for more information and to apply:
Trainee Bus Driver, Bath click here to find out more
Qualified Bus Driver, Bath click here to find out more
Trainee and Qualified Bus Driver (part time), Bath click here to find out more
Trainee and Qualified Bus Driver, Lawrence Hill, Bristol click here to find out more
Trainee and Qualified Bus Driver (part time), Lawrence Hill, Bristol click here to find out more
Trainee and Qualified Bus Driver, Wells click here to find out more
Trainee and Qualified Bus Driver, Hengrove, Bristol click here to find out more
Trainee and Qualified Bus Driver (part time), Hengrove, Bristol click here to find out more
Trainee and Qualified Bus Driver, Weston-super-Mare click here to find out more
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