Coach Driver - Europe

Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
07 Sep 2018
Closes
05 Oct 2018
Ref
00086785
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
This company is the world leader in travel for the 18-35s. They have been providing travellers with the holiday of a lifetime for over 50 years so they can safely say that they are professionals in coach touring.

As a Coach Tour/Trip Driver, you're in charge of getting their travellers safely around Europe, it's a huge responsibility, but it's a great way to meet loads of people. It's also the perfect way to work while travelling around Europe! Theur Trip Drivers are the best in the business and they ensure their success by providing thorough on road training.

To be a part of their team you'll need to:

- Be passionate about travel and Europe.
- Be enthusiastic and motivated - they expect you to work hard for their Company and for their travellers.
- Be responsible and professional at all times.
- Be a people person.
- Enjoy a challenge
- Work well as part of a Team - when you are on tour you will be working with your Trip Manager, On Road Cook, On Site Team Members, local suppliers and guides - you will be part of a very big picture.

What's in it for me?

Being part of the team isn't all about just driving. You will get to meet hundreds of fantastic people from all over the world, helping your Trip Manager to ensure they have a holiday and experience of a lifetime. You will usually get fully involved in the running of the trip as well as take part in the excursions and activities.

This position is based in London, although you will be travelling around Europe for the vast majority of the summer season. Therefore, you don't need to worry about having to relocate.

They may also have limited positions available to be based in Italy for the full summer season.

In order to secure a place on a training trip you need to demonstrate the following:

- Right to work in Europe.
- Hold a clean Manual or Automatic coach licence (PCV or category D)*
- Hold the relevant CPC qualification
- Have good references and driving record
- Possess excellent people skills
- Be English speaking
- Must work well as part of a team
- Have a genuine desire to succeed.
- Need to get a coach licence? Still apply as we can offer assistance to the right candidate.

More information on the company:

Their extensive training programme is second to none and is well respected within the travel industry. During the course of around 9 weeks they cover a vast amount of Europe, teaching their prospective drivers all you will need to know to operate their tours - including road safety, vehicle handling, basic maintenance, customer care, communication, route planning, organisation. The list is endless. Each year their training commences in March.

While training, you will receive a daily allowance and once contracted to the Company a very competitive fee will be paid. You are now on your way to providing travellers with that holiday of a lifetime.

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