Bus Driver (Trainee or Qualified) - Livingston
If you're looking to start an exciting new career journey, we can offer you a rewarding career with a difference. As a bus driver you will be going out on the open roads in Livingston, 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 trainee bus driver you will be earning GBP8.21 per hour whilst in training (approx. 6-8 weeks) this will increase to GBP8.80 for the first year of service. As a Qualified driver you will earn GBP10.75 per hour.
Applicants holding a Full PCV licence complete with dCPC card, will also receive a welcome bonus of GBP500 upon completion of 6 months service, followed by a further payment of GBP500 upon completion of 12 months service. You will be contracted to 39 hours per week (this is a permanent position).
To apply for the role, applicants must hold a Full PCV licence complete with dCPC card (minimum 35 hours completed CPC).
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 (this includes immediate family members also)
- 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.
One of Britain's largest bus operators, we connect communities and help people to go to school, work and the shops. Every single day around 1.6 million passengers get on board our 6,400 buses. It's why we're so passionate about providing services that are reliable, punctual and offer good value for money. We're also proud to be part of the FirstGroup family that's based all around the world from the UK and Ireland to the USA, Canada and Mexico.
So, put your customer service skills into action and discover more and apply!