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School Bus Driver - Bristol

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

Working within the wider driving 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 on a part time basis (20 hours per week) during term time, you will be working 4 hours per day,  split between the morning and afternoon. The rate of pay for this role is £12.24 per hour and will be based out of our Hengrove depot in Bristol. Please note your salary will be averaged out over the year so you will be paid 52 weeks per year despite working 39 weeks per year.

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. Applicants should have minimum 12 months CPC qualification 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. 

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.

Sound interesting? Click apply today!

If you require any further information please contact Paul Stratford on

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UK Bus - Bristol Hengrove
Roman Farm Road, Bristol, England, BS4 1UJ
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  • Company:
    First UK Bus
  • Website Skillset:
    Bus Driver
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Part Time
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Part Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    UK Bus - Bristol Hengrove
  • Closing Date:
    1 March 2020
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