Trainee or Fully Qualified Bus Driver

11 Feb 2019
20 Feb 2019
Public Sector
Job Type
Contract Type
Trainee or Fully Qualified Bus Driver - Hull depot
This role would suit someone who is currently in a customer service or retail role; we would also like to hear from people who have worked in the hospitality industry. We are looking for friendly, flexible & reliable people who enjoy engaging with the public, working on their own initiative and will enjoy being part of a friendly and dedicated team. As a Bus Driver you will be required to operate the company's network of local bus services, delivering exceptional customer service throughout our operating area.
The role involves:
* Engaging with customers, making sure they enjoy a safe, pleasant and comfortable journey with us
* Ensuring the vehicle is driven safely at all times and to the high company standards attained during the paid training period
* Issuing tickets and collecting fares
Minimum requirements for this role:
* Minimum age 20 years old, 18 years old will be considered in certain circumstances
* Must have held car licence for at least one year
* Maximum three points on your driving licence (no points allowed if car licence held for less than two years)
* Please be aware that successful applicants may be subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check.
Salary: GBP8.51 per hour upon completion of training rising to GBP10.69 per hour after one year's service.
Training & qualifications:
Full, paid training to PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) licence standard will be provided, including:
* Tuition to pass modules 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the PCV Driving Test / Drivers CPC Qualification
* Vehicle and route familiarisation
* Ticket machine and ticket type training
* Introduction to the company's systems, procedures and policies.
Once you have passed through all the formalised training elements, you will work with an experienced colleague who will support you in your early days as you settle in to your new role.
We even provide ongoing training to help you excel in your role and ensure you maintain your Drivers Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).
We would also welcome applications from fully qualified bus and coach drivers.
Other information:
Benefits of working for Stagecoach include:
* Fully Paid Training
* Free local bus travel for staff and their partners
* Pension Scheme (after qualifying period)
* Four Weeks Paid Holidays - Plus Bank Holidays
* Competitive Salary
* Opportunities for career progression
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