Duty Planner / Scheduler

Johnsons Coaches
£21,000 per annum
01 Mar 2019
07 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Vision: To become the leading coach and bus operator in the area by providing our customers with the widest possible range of high quality, friendly travel services through an efficient team of well trained and highly motivated staff.

About the Role:

We are looking for a Duty Planner / Scheduler to join our operations planning team. Working directly for the Service Delivery Manager, the successful candidate will be commercially minded, with an excellent geographical knowledge and a keen eye for detail. The environment is extremely pressurised as the target is always moving. To be successful you must be able to keep focused and solve the varied and multiple problems of a live operations environment.

The primary responsibilities are:

Scheduling driver’s daily work duties across the complete range of services we offer (Holidays, Day Trips, School Contracts, Coach Hire and Bus Services) Scheduling the appropriate vehicles to the associated service based on the customer requirementsMaximisation of both drivers and vehicle utilisation to ensure the most cost-effective operationsAble to professionally communicate with all members of staff especially that of the Operations team; other Duty Planners, Drivers and Engineers

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

Scheduling experience is a mustExcellent geographical knowledgeFlexibility in working days and times


Leadership and Management skills Knowledge of EU driving hours regulationsPCV licence and experience


The salary starts at £21,000 and there are enhancements for duty cover and Transport Manager CPC qualifications.Working days are full time, Monday – Friday with rota weekend work.
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/85491683

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