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Bus Driver (Trainee or Qualified) - Leicester

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45565342

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Wage

7.83 - 9.52  per hour

Hours

Location

Leicester UK

Duration

Full time

Date posted

Apr 24, 2018

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Description

 If you're looking to start an exciting new career journey, we can offer you a rewarding career with a difference. 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.As a bus driver you will be earning minimum wage whilst training and £9.52 per hour once qualified (training on average lasts 4 - 6 weeks for trainees and 2 weeks for qualified drivers). You will be contracted to a 39 hours per week (this is a permanent position).As part of our friendly and professional depot team, you'll drive different routes, issue tickets and drop people off at their destinations on time. Enjoying lots of responsibility and variety, you'll receive all the training and support you need to develop your skills, achieve your full potential and get a manual PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) licence.A friendly face who can work confidently on your own and handle cash responsibly, you must be passionate about providing the best service to our passengers. Aged 18 or above, you should also be helpful, reliable and a good communicator. Happy to work a variety of flexible shifts including early mornings, late evenings and weekends, you'll need to be calm under pressure and have a full driving licence with no more than 3 points.Once you've completed your probation period, you'll enjoy fantastic benefits:Free travel - On our busesFirst Xclusives - Discounts on First UK rail and bus and over 3,000 offers on goods and services for you, your family and friendsShare in our success ? Buy discounted shares in FirstPension ? You'll automatically join our scheme and start building a pension potFree life assurance ? For all members of our pension scheme.One of Britain's largest bus operators, we help around 1.6 million passengers get about their local communities every day. Putting safety first and our customers at the heart of everything we do, we provide reliable, comfortable and punctual services that offer good value for money. We're also proud to be part of the FirstGroup family that carries 2.5 billion passengers a year all around the world in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and Mexico.Our diverse team drives our success. So, we're passionate about diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity at every level.Interested? Apply Now! 

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Employer

First Group PLC

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