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Qualified Coach Driver - Reading RailAir

We are looking for Qualified Coach Drivers to join us in Reading (RailAir)!

Do you have a PCV license? Are you looking for a company who can offer you a rewarding career? If you are customer service driven, flexible and motivated we want to hear from you!

What will you be doing?

As one of our coach 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 Coaches (Reading RailAir) and being part of the close-knit team back at our depot. So, if you're a qualified bus/coach driver, join our professional team.

How much will you earn?

You will be earning £12.04 for first six months then rising to £12.50 when successfully completing your 6 months probationary period. Your working hours will be between 37 and 45 hours per week. This is a 6 months fixed term position.  Subsidised parking available subject to terms and conditions.

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:

  • 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
  • Free onsite parking
  • 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

What do we do?

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.

FirstGroup plc welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age. We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive organisation because we believe that diversity brings benefits for our customers, communities and our people. Valuing our differences and drawing on our collective knowledge and experience helps us develop new services, open up new markets and broaden our customer base.

Interested? What are you waiting for? Apply Today!

Please note that you have to live within 20 miles of Reading to be considered for this position.

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UK Bus - Reading
Rail Air Lounge, Reading Train Station, Reading, UK, RG1 1LZ
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  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Bus Driver
  • Contract Type:
    Fixed Term - Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Reading
  • If temporary, length of contract:
    6 months
  • Closing Date:
    24 April 2021
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