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Trainee Bus Driver - Bridport (8941)

Trainee Bus Drivers Only!

We are looking for Trainee Bus Drivers to join our Team in Bridport. If you're looking to start an exciting new career journey, 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.

Do you work in care industry, retail or customer service? Bus driving may provide the independence, flexibility and benefits you are looking for!

You will be earning £7.83 whilst in training and £8.66 per hour once qualified (training will last 4-6 weeks). We are looking for trainee drivers only.

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, achieve your full potential and get a manual PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) licence.

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.

Once you've completed your probation period, you'll enjoy fantastic benefits:

  • Free travel - On our buses
  • First Xclusives - Discounts on First UK rail and bus and over 3,000 offers on goods and services for you, your family and friends
  • Share in our success – Buy discounted shares in First
  • Pension – You'll automatically join our scheme and start building a pension pot
  • Free life assurance – For all members of our pension scheme.

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 become part of our team as a Bus Driver!

Our diverse team drives our success. So, we're passionate about diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity at every level.


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UK Bus - Bridport
Tannery Road, Bridport, Dorset, UK, DT6 3DP
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