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Yellow School Bus Driver - Chertsey (Thorpe Park)

We are looking for Qualified Bus Drivers to join our team in Chertsey (Term Time Only).

Working within the Yellow School Bus team, the successful applicant will be primarily responsible for providing a 1st class service through the transportation of school children to and from their schools. Safety and Service are key words that describe the Yellow School Bus concept, and the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a good record in these areas.

We are looking for a driver to work either full or part time, full time would be 49 hours per week for 39 weeks a year and part time would be 25 hours per week for 39 weeks a year.

The salary for a part time position is £256.29 per week (52 weeks a year) and the salary for a full time position is £478.93 per week (52 weeks a year).

Reporting to the YSB Operations Coordinator, you will enjoy the challenging but rewarding job of transporting school children, and be able to work under your own initiative.  In addition, you will be able to demonstrate a good record of reliability and punctuality, and will be keen to ensure the continuing success of this scheme.

Skills and Experience

We require you to be in possession of a PCV licence. Ideally, applicants should have at least 2 years' experience, and a good employment history as a PCV bus/coach driver, and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of how customer service is vital to a successful bus service. A current DBS enhanced disclosure will also be required; however, this will be provided for the successful candidate. Whilst not essential, an NVQ / Customer Service qualification would be an advantage. The successful applicant will undertake training in the YSB ‘Golden Rules' which are specific to the role.

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.

One of Britain's largest bus operators, we help around 1.6 million passengers get about their local communities every day. Putting safety first and our customers at the heart of everything we do, we provide reliable, comfortable and punctual services that offer good value for money. We're also proud to be part of the FirstGroup family that carries 2.5 billion passengers a year all around the world in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and Mexico.

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UK Bus - Chertsey
First Yellow School Buses - Thorpe Park Resort, Staines Road, Chertsey, UK, KT16 8PN
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  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Bus Driver
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  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
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  • Location:
    UK Bus - Chertsey
  • Closing Date:
    23 November 2019
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