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Bus Driver

Employer
Recruitment IQ
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Jun 2021

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Sector
Travel, Leisure & Tourism
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

RECRUITMENTiQ are working in partnership with a transportation business that is currently seeking a Bus Driver.

Do you have what it takes to help grow and support the business? We are looking for great people who can make things happen, people that can make a difference...

Our aim is to deliver a frequent, reliable, clean and friendly travelling environment for our customers.

Become a fully qualified Bus Driver with Diamond Bus Northwest at our depots in?Bolton & Eccles. This is a fantastic opportunity to be supported and developed to start a new rewarding and challenging career. Whether you have always been interested in the transport industry, or are simply searching for a new challenge, this may be the right job for you! Once qualified you will be able to drive some of the brand-newfleet of vehicles that we have in our depots.

Our Driver Training School will help you gain the skills and knowledge required to obtain a full PCV licence. Experienced instructors will guide you through the whole process including the theory and practical exams.

As a Trainee Bus Driver you will be supported in all parts of the job, preparing you to start your career in the transportation industry. You will learn all necessary driving rules and regulations, health and safety elements of the Bus Driver job as well as how to provide outstanding service to our passengers.

Job description for Bus Driver

To arrive at work on time on the given day/date/time for duty.
To be smartly dressed withthe company issue uniform.
To be an advocate for the company.
To complete first user checks in accordance with company procedures to ensure that the vehicle is road compliant.
To transport customs from A to B in a safe, controlled manner.
To take fares and ensure that the company money is secure and paid in on a daily basis, also to ensure that all monies taken are reconciled to the amount taken on the day.
To give excellent customer service.
To be polite with all passengers.
To provide equality & diversity when dealing with all customers.
To comply with all Company Health & Safety procedures.
To comply with all Company reporting procedures.
To comply with all Company procedures re Covid 19 and Social distancing.
The list is not exhaustive.

Trainee Bus Drivers receive numerous benefits including:
* Full PCV training worth over £2,(Apply online only) providing you with a qualificationsfor life
* Permanent position with one of Greater Manchester's fastest growing bus operators
* Availability to work overtime
* Guaranteed 37.5 hours of work per week
* Company pension
* 20 days of annual leave (plus 8 days Bank Holiday)
* Free Bus travel for you and your family
* Endless opportunities for progression within the business

What you need before applying:
* You need to hold a full car licence for at least 12 months
* Excellent Customer Service skills are crucial for this job
* No more than 6 penalty points on your licence
* No driving bans
* Had experience of driving large vehicles is desirable but not essential

Rate of pay:

Minimum wage (relevant to age) while in the driver training school,
Rising to £11.48 after qualifying

Interested? Don't hesitate! Go to the "Apply now" section to download our application form
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