Do you want to train and become a bus driver or do you already have a PCV licence and want to join our team? We want to give our customers great service and we can only do that by getting the right people to drive our buses. You don’t need to be able to drive a bus yet as we will give you all the tools and support you need to earn 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. Our Weymouth depot is currently hiring PCV drivers and offering a bonus of £1500 when you join the depot with a PCV licence.
If you are interested in joining our Weymouth depot as a trainee or qualified driver, click here to apply now
or contact our recruitment team if you wish to find out more - 07814 138361
A fantastic starting salary…
As a Qualified Bus Driver you will be earning £10.15 per hour. Your working hours will be 39-48 hours per week (flexible) – basic PCV salary between £20,584 to £25,334 with overtime potential of £30k+ on a permanent contract.
As a Trainee Bus Driver - We will pay you £8.91 per hour whilst training to achieve your PCV licence! This will increase to £10.15 per hour on completion of your training.
What are the benefits of joining the team?
- Up to 5 weeks holiday (plus Public Holidays)
- Company pension
- Free bus travel for yourself and 2 others of your choosing.
- £6 all-day train travel on GWR, SWR and other First train companies across England, Scotland and Wales.
- High Street discounts
- Plus plenty more!
If you've got the drive... we've got the bus!
Could you drive our Jurassic Coaster buses along the coast? How about driving an Open Topper from Weymouth to Portland?
If you're passionate about delivering exceptional customer services and would like a customer facing job with a difference, then why not consider applying to drive a First Bus.
In our Wessex region, First operates a range of tourist friendly routes, along with our standard First branded routes, and these fleets are a joy to drive. We're looking for the right candidates who enjoy driving to take their career to the next level.
Location: Edward Street Depot, Weymouth
Hours: Guaranteed 39 hours per week, varied shifts (including split shifts).
More than just driving
Being a driver at First is more than just driving. It's about putting your customer service skills to work and really looking after your passengers, no matter who they are or where they're headed. It's what we're known for and it's why our customers keep coming back to use our services again and again... and again!
Joining us is also a great way to build your skills. We're the kind of company that encourages everyone to reach their full potential and we reward anyone who helps us to meet our goals.
So, if you're patient and calm, are able to work confidently on your own and handle cash responsibly, we could really help you to go places.
What we need:
All you need is to be aged 18 or over, have a clean driving license with no more than 3 points and be happy to be flexible to work varied shift patterns - and we will provide you with full training, which will lead to you obtaining your PCV licence.
Contact our recruitment team if you wish to find out more - 07814 138361
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