Trainee Bus Driver - Hengrove

Last updated 9 days ago
Location:City of Bristol
Job Type:Full Time

We are looking for Trainee Bus Drivers to join us at our Bristol Hengrove depot!

Whether you're experienced or not, here at First Hengrove we can offer you a rewarding career with a difference. If you are customer service driven, 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.

During your first few weeks with us at First Group you will embark on our training programme to ensure you are the best bus driver you can be, whilst in training your rate will be £12.24 per hour.

You will be based at our Hengrove depot and as a full time driver you will be contracted for 2 years to a minimum 39 hours per week.

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?

Full paid training will be provided which includes:

  • Training for PCV license for trainee drivers
  • Vehicle and route familiarisation
  • Ticket machine and ticket type training

You'll enjoy a range of benefits, such as:

  • 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?

We at First Bus West of England try to do everything we can to keep the air that we breathe as clean as possible. We are currently adding a fleet of 77 new gas buses across the West of England operating area to ensure we stick to our green air commitments.

Being a Bus Driver in Bristol means that you will be delivering excellent customer service to our customers and assisting the operational network. Driving with the Bristol Team will make you become a vital part of our family.

Interested? What are you waiting for? Apply Today!