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Bus Driver (Qualified) - Leicester (8854)

Qualified Bus Drivers Needed!

First Leicester are always on the lookout for talented and motivated PCV Bus Drivers.  If you hold a PCV licence and would like the potential to earn a bonus of £1,000 apply for the qualified PCV Bus driving role (terms and conditions can be found below).

As a bus driver you will be earning £9.52 - Over £19,000 per year. You will be contracted to a 39 hours per week (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 and achieve your full potential.

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.

PCV Holder Joining Bonus Conditions

Employees of any First Group operating companies who leave or who have left the company in the last 6 months and re-join will not be eligible to receive the PCV holder joining bonus.  This also includes employees transferring in from other First Group operating companies.

  • 1st payment of £500 after 26 weeks of driving service (subject to passing probationary period)
  • 2nd payment of £500 after 52 weeks of driving service
  • Applicants must hold a valid PCV licence and Driver Qualification Card (CPC)
  • Applicants who leave for whatever the reason before or in between each driving service anniversary date will not be eligible for the next bonus payment stage.
  • If the applicant leaves for whatever reason before 6 months, the first part of the bonus will not be paid
  • If the applicant leaves for whatever reason after 6 months, but before 12 months then the second part of the bonus will not be paid
  • Drivers employed under an agency contract or where an agency introduction fee has been paid are not eligible for the PCV Joining Bonus
  • The PCV Bonus scheme is only open for PCV driving roles
  • The Bonus Scheme may be withdrawn at any time

About Us:

At First Bus in Leicester, we have a team of approx. 250 staff who transport over 250,000 customers per week in and around Leicester.

We have services that cover all of the historical areas of our cosmopolitan city. With 21 bus routes you could be taking customers to our National Space Centre, the Highcross shopping centre, the new Haymarket Bus Station or some of the city's parks and green spaces!

At First we are at the forefront of on bus technology, leading the way with real time information, tracking and contactless payments.  Our goal is to make things easier and a more pleasant experience for our customers, it is all about delivering the very best service.

Become part of our team as a bus driver! You will be at the forefront of our business delivering high quality customer service to our customers within our diverse city.

Interested? Fill in an application form and click on apply!


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UK Bus - Leicester
Abbey Lane, Leicester, England, LE4 0DA
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    First UK Bus
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    Bus Driver
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