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Qualified Bus Driver


We are looking for Qualified Bus Drivers to join us in the Weymouth area!

Do you have a PCV license? Are you looking to take the next step? Here at First we can offer you a rewarding career with a difference. If you are passionate, flexible and motivated, we want to hear from you!

What will you be doing?

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.

How much will you earn?

As a bus driver you will be earning £8.89 - £9.75 per hour + great benefits (£8.21 per hour whilst in training - training on average lasts 4 weeks). Your working hours will be between 39 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 license with no more than 3 points.

What will we offer you?

Full paid training will be provided which includes:
•Training for a PCV Licence
•Vehicle and route familiarisation
•Ticket machine and ticket type training

You'll enjoy a range of benefits, such as:
•Free travel on our buses for you and your family
•Pension scheme
•The chance to buy discounted First shares.
•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 over 3,000 offers on a variety of goods and services


About Us:

We are the local bus company in the Wessex area. We have two depots located in Weymouth and Bridport from which we serve Dorset, South Somerset and East Devon.

Our routes are some of the most scenic routes you will find along the Jurassic coastline and subsequently we have a service that we run called the Jurassic Coaster!

Our services run across the 95 miles of coastline between Poole and Axminster and 185 million years of history.

With so many bus routes you could be taking our customers to explore the West Bay, Monkey World, Bovington Tank Museum, Portland Bill and many other places to find out what makes our area such a spectacular and unique World Heritage Site.

At First Wessex we are supportive of each other and dedicated to our customers, delivering high quality customer service to our passengers.

Come and join us and be part of our team!


 
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Location
UK Bus - Weymouth
Edward Street, Weymouth, England, DT4 7DP
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  • Ref:
    011129
  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Bus Driver
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
    39
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Weymouth
  • Closing Date:
    28 September 2019
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