Bus Driver (Trainee or Qualified) - Leicester
Bus Drivers needed - Trainee or Qualified!
We are looking for Bus Drivers to join our Team in Leicester. If you're looking to start an exciting new career journey, we can offer you a rewarding career with a difference.
Do you work in the care industry, in retail or in customer service? Bus driving may provide the independence, flexibility and benefits you are looking for!
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.
As a bus driver you will be earning GBP9.25 per hour whilst training and GBP9.76 per hour once qualified - Circa GBP20,000 per year (training on average lasts 4 - 6 weeks for trainees and 2 weeks for qualified drivers). You will be contracted to a 39 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 manual 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
- 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 Leicester, we have a team of approx. 250 staff who transport over 250,000 customers per week in and around Leicester.
We have services that cover all of the historical areas of our cosmopolitan city. With 21 bus routes you could be taking customers to our National Space Centre, the Highcross shopping centre, the new Haymarket Bus Station or some of the city's parks and green spaces!
At First we are at the forefront of on bus technology, leading the way with real time information, tracking and contactless payments. Our goal is to make things easier and a more pleasant experience for our customers, it is all about delivering the very best service.
Become part of our team as a bus driver! You will be at the forefront of our business delivering high quality customer service to our customers within our diverse city.
Interested? Fill in an application form and click on apply!