Bus Driver (Trainee or Qualified) - Weston Super Mare
We are looking for Trainee or Qualified Bus Drivers to join our Team in Weston Super Mare. 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 GBP10.25 per hour (Circa GBP20,000 per annum). Your working hours will be 38 per week and 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 & train travel. For GBP6 you can get a return on the train and go to London for the day!
- 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.
Weston-super-Mare is one of Somerset's prime holiday destinations and our depot of around 170 driver's deliver services in and around the town.
Apart from the town services, we link Weston-super-Mare to the city of Bristol with our 'Excel' brand, and Weston-super Mare to Brean with our 'Coaster' service, where open top buses are used during the summer. Our 'Airport Flyer' service links Weston-super-Mare to Bristol Airport.
As a member of our team as a Bus Driver, you will operate bus services not only within the town, but also into Bristol and on rural roads.
We pride ourselves on being friendly, helpful and customer focused. When you join this highly successful team you will be at the forefront of our service.
Interested? Fill in an application form and click on apply!