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Bus Driver

Trainee or Qualified Bus Drivers needed!

As one of our bus drivers, you'll put smiles on the faces of our customers and make a real difference in your local community. Working on your own initiative, you'll enjoy driving our buses on different routes and being part of the close-knit team back at our depot.

As a bus driver you will be earning £9.25 per hour whilst training and £9.76 per hour once qualified - Circa £20,000 per year (training on average lasts 2 weeks for qualified drivers and 6 weeks for trainees). You will be contracted to a 39 hours per week (this is a permanent position).

About the role

There's more to being a bus driver than driving. Sharing our passion for safety, you'll go the extra mile to provide a fantastic customer experience and comfortable journeys on different routes in your local community. In charge of your bus, you'll check your vehicle, issue tickets and deliver a friendly and helpful service to all of your passengers.

What you'll need

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

Our rewards

We'll provide you with the training, support and opportunities you need to develop your skills and reach your potential. You'll enjoy a range of benefits, such as free travel on our buses, pension scheme with free life assurance and the chance to buy discounted First shares. Our rewards also 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

Apply today!

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UK Bus - Leicester
Abbey Lane, Leicester, England, LE4 0DA
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  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Bus Driver
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    Full Time
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  • Location:
    UK Bus - Leicester
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