Bus Driver

First UK Bus
08 Nov 2019
15 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for Trainee & Qualified Bus Drivers to join our team in Sheffield, Rotherham and Doncaster

Do you fancy a change? 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. You'll drive different routes, issue tickets and drop people off at their destinations.

As a Trainee bus driver you will be earning GBP9.57 per hour (GBP19k plus per annum) and if you are a fully licensed PCV driver, you will be earning GBP10.22per hour (GBP20k plus per annum) which will increase to GBP11.23 (22k plus per annum) after a year and you will be contracted to 39 hours per week (this is a permanent position).

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is a good communicator and gets on well with people. You must be patient, a safe driver, reliable and calm under pressure. Happy to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, evenings and weekends, you should also have a full UK driving licence (with no more than 3 points).

Training & Qualifications:

Full paid training will be provided which includes;

  • Training for a PCV Licence
  • Vehicle and route familiarisation
  • Ticket machine and ticket type training

Our rewards:

You'll enjoy a range of benefits, such as free travel on our buses for you and your family, a pension scheme, a smart uniform and the chance to buy discounted First shares. You will also get discounted train travel for you and your family on our train operators (GWR, SWR, TPE & Hull Trains). On top of this our rewards include First Xclusives where you and your family and friends can benefit from travel discounts with First and over 3,000 offers on a variety of goods and services.

About us:

One of the UK's largest bus operators, our team of 17,000 Journey Makers helps 1.6 million customers every single day to get to where they want to go. Together we provide helpful and reliable services on our buses, keep thousands of vehicles on the road and make sure everything runs smoothly.

We can offer you a wide range of rewarding careers, as we make a big investment in the future and transform the world of bus travel.


If you have successfully completed an online assessment, you will be invited for an assessment at the depot. Assessments are held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Sheffield Bus Depot.

Interested? Apply Today!

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