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Qualified Bus Driver

We are looking for Qualified Bus Drivers to join us in the Bridport 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.

As a qualified 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).

We will provide full training which includes:

  • Training for a PCV Licence
  • Vehicle and route familiarisation
  • Ticket machine and ticket type training•Free travel on our buses for you and your family

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?

  • Free bus travel for you and family
  • 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
  • Pension contributions

What do we do?

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 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.

What are you waiting for? Click apply today!

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UK Bus - Bridport
Tannery Road, Bridport, Dorset, UK, DT6 3DP
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  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Bus Driver
  • Contract Type:
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Bridport
  • Closing Date:
    28 December 2019
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