(0) Bus Driver, Training Provided - Plymouth/South West Falcon/Opportunities also available in Tavistock and Dartmouth
This role would suit someone that is in a customer service or retail role, we would also like to hear from people who have worked in the care or hospitality industry, as well as friendly, flexible, reliable and careful car drivers, who enjoy meeting people, working on their own initiative and will enjoy being part of a friendly and dedicated team.
Being a bus driver:
As a PCV Driver, you will be required to operate the company’s network of local bus services, providing essential transport for the people of Plymouth and surrounding areas. Duties will include:
Dealing with customers and making sure they enjoy a safe, pleasant and comfortable journey.
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.
The hours of work are as rostered, with a minimum of 39 hours per week (however this may be exceeded depending on the roster). Local bus network operates between approximately 5am-1am each day, 7 days per week, with the South West Falcon operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Drivers are expected to be available to cover the operating hours of the depot. Roster layouts etc can be discussed further at interview.
Full, paid training to PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) licence standard will be provided, including:
Vehicle and route familiarisation.
Ticket machine and ticket type training.
Introduction to company and depot systems.
Introductions to our staff in the depot.
What we offer you:
Up to £21k per year with overtime after qualifying period.
The Company also offers an attractive remuneration package, including smart uniform, FREE local bus travel for employees and family members and great pension benefits.
Other things you should know:
To apply for a role at Stagecoach South West you will need to have been resident in the UK for 6 months or more and live within an easily commutable distance from the depot.
The following conditions will also apply:
For drivers who have held a full driving licence for less than 2 years, we will not accept applicants with any penalty points on the licence.
For drivers who have held a full driving licence for over 2 years, we will not accept more than 3 penalty points, including pending points on the licence.
Applicants with driving bans within 5 years (from the date of conviction) to the date of the application will not be considered.
Applicants must have at least 2 years free from avoidable accidents - all vehicle types.
Sound like you?
We look forward to hearing from you.
Should you require any more info before you apply please contact firstname.lastname@example.org