We are looking for Trainee Bus Drivers to join our team in York in January 2021.
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.
You will be earning 8.76 for first 6 months, 10.04 for 6 months then onto top rate of 11.91 (after 12 months successful service) and will be contracted to a 37 hour per week. This is a permanent role.
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 licence (with no more than 3 points) and live within 60 minutes travel time from the depot.
Training & Qualifications:
Full paid training will be provided which includes;
- Training for a PCV Licence
- Vehicle and route familiarisation
- Ticket machine and ticket type training
What can we offer you?
- 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.
We are recruiting for a Talent Pool for Trainee Drivers for January 2021 intake and later. Therefore, role offers to successful candidates are dependant on the Business Work Force Plan and the number of vacancies arising at the depot
If successful at all elements of the process, you will be placed in a Talent Pool pending available vacancies in 2021 and later at this depot.
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!