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Bus Driver Dumfries (Trainee)

Employer
Stagecoach Bus
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
3 Feb 2022

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Sector
Travel, Leisure & Tourism
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Stagecoach is one of the largest bus operators in the UK and since 1980, the bus company has run express and local bus services across the country and continue to play an important role in helping people access work, education, health, shopping and leisure by bus.

The parent company, Stagecoach Group, also looks after megabus, their intercity coach company that connects communities across longer distances.

Stagecoach is proud to be many things to many people from popping into town to heading off on holiday or helping staff travel to work.
Over the last 40 years, Stagecoach is proud of their go-getting spirit and their customers are at the heart of everything they do. Every day around 2.5 million people trust Stagecoach to get them where they need to be.

Joining Stagecoach West Scotland as a Trainee Bus Driver has fantastic benefits:
• Job security, 35 hours minimum guarantee
• A great regular income - rising from £8.91 to £10.65 per hour after progression
• Training provided from our own Training School
• Mentor support on qualifying
• Full uniform provided free of charge
• Free travel for you and a companion
• UK wide opportunities
• 25 days annual leave that rises with length of service
• Company discount programme
• Career progression
What we need from you
A passion for delivering great customer service, being a bus driver is much more than driving; it's getting to know some of your customers by name and being part of the local community.

To get started you'll need a car driving license that you've had for at least two years with no more than six penalty points.

Once you've passed your assessment there are a few steps to go through before you start your training, including a pre-employment medical in order that you can obtain your provisional Category D on your driving license, we cover the cost of this medical for you.

If you're successful you will also be subject to random drug and alcohol checks during your employment.

Our drivers work across different shift patterns including early, middle and late shifts between 5:30am and 1am.

You'll be responsible for driving our buses and coaches carefully and safely, complying with all legal and regulatory requirements and company procedures.

We operate bus services across Ayrshire, Arran, Stranraer, Dumfries, Lanarkshire, Glasgow and Cumbernauld where you'll advise customers about fares, taking payment via cash, contactless or mobile. Including travel passes and valid tickets
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