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Bus Driver - Bridgend

We are looking for Bus Drivers (Trainee & Qualified) to join our team in Bridgend

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 bus driver you will be earning £9.09 per hour plus an increased rate for overtime plus great benefits. After 6 months of service the basic rate will go up to £9.90 per hour, the weekend rate will be £11.24 per hour, the Mon - Fri overtime rate will be £10.61 per hour and the weekend overtime rate will be £12.22 per hour! You will be contracted to a 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). For example, for £6 per day per person you can take the train all the way to London and back! 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:

Bridgend is the second largest depot in East Cymru with 75 drivers. The Bridgend depot is the home of comedy and large personalities. They are a great team where nothing is too much trouble and new starters are welcomed like old friends.

Interested? Apply Today!

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UK Bus - Bridgend
Bridgend Bus Station, Quarella Road, Bridgend, Wales, CF31 1JS
  • Ref:
  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Bus Driver
  • Contract Type:
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Bridgend
  • Closing Date:
    28 September 2019
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