Bus Driver (Trainee or Qualified) - Bath
Bus Drivers Needed (Trainee or Qualified) - 10+ vacancies available!
We are looking for Trainee or Qualified Bus Drivers to join our Team in Bath. If you're looking to start an exciting new career journey, 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.
Do you work in care industry, retail or customer service? Bus driving may provide the independence, flexibility and benefits you are looking for!
You will be earning GBP11.22 per hour (Circa GBP22,000 per year) and you will be contracted to a 38 hours per week (this is a permanent position).
As part of our friendly and professional depot team, you'll drive different routes, issue tickets and drop people off at their destinations on time. Enjoying lots of responsibility and variety, you'll receive all the training and support you need to develop your skills, achieve your full potential and get a PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) licence.
A friendly face who can work confidently on your own and handle cash responsibly, you must be passionate about providing the best service to our passengers. Aged 18 or above, you should also be helpful, reliable and a good communicator. Happy to work a variety of flexible shifts including early mornings, late evenings and weekends, you'll need to be calm under pressure and have a full driving licence with no more than 3 points.
Once you've completed your probation period, you'll enjoy fantastic benefits:
- Free travel - On our buses
- Discounted travel for you and your family on the trains (GWR, TPE, Hull Trains) and your family & friends will also benefit from cheap bus travel. For GBP6 per day you can take the train all the way to London and back!
- First Xclusives - Discounts on First UK rail and bus and over 3,000 offers on goods and services for you, your family and friends
- Share in our success - Buy discounted shares in First
- Pension - You'll automatically join our scheme and start building a pension pot
- Free life assurance - For all members of our pension scheme.
At First Bus in Bath, we have a team of approx. 300 staff who transport over 270,000 customers per week in and around Bath.
The Georgian UNESCO World Heritage City has a large diversity of local people with a growing community of students and is renowned our Art, Culture and History. We have a wealth of tourists visiting from all over the world and we are there to take them to their destination.
Operating out of our bus depot right in the middle of the Bath city centre you could be taking customers to our National Trust's Prior Park, the Roman Baths, the shopping centre or to one of the many historical buildings we have within our city!
If you want to be part of our vision in 'keeping people moving and communities prospering' we would love to hear from you!
Please be aware that we are unable to accept applications from candidates who live in Swindon unless you are willing to relocate. Due to the time to travel (especially during rush hour) and the shift work that this position requires it would not be suitable.