Our client is one of the biggest transport companies in Europe. They are recruiting PCV Bus Drivers in the Yorkshire areas, including Castleford, Heckmondwike, Selby and Wakefield.
You will need to be a minimum of 18 years of age (DVLA Regulations) and be a Driving License Holder for a minimum of 12 months, with 6 points or less on your driving license.
You will need to be passed fit for a PCV medical with no unspent drink driving convictions.
Our client acknowledges the importance of our people's diverse experiences, talents and cultures. They are keen on embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of their talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to their ability to unlock potential and enhance their success.
If you love giving excellent customer service, then they have the perfect role for you. They are at the heart of the community offering services to get you and other passengers from A to B.
They are currently recruiting for both Trainee and Experienced Bus Drivers to become part of their supportive team and deliver great customer service in the local area.
If you want to be at the centre of this, then our client may just be the company for you. Do not worry if you have never driven a bus before as they can train you, so if you are in a similar role or are looking for a change in career then apply now.
If you are not a qualified Bus Driver, training will provided to obtain a PCV license by their qualified driving instructors. Additional training will be provided at your allocated garage after you have obtained your PCV license.
Training will include vehicle familiarisation, route learning, ticket machines, customer care, policies and procedures.
What our client looks for is a need to be passionate about giving excellent customer service and love working with a variety of different people living and working in your local area; whilst being able to stay calm under pressure. They are looking for candidates who are prepared to work a variety of different shift patterns which will include weekend work.
Trainees: Our client offers a new starter rate of £9.79 This increases to £10.91 per hour after 2 years and £12.15 after 3 years' service.
PCV holders start on £10.91 per hour rising to £12.15 per hour after 6 months service (provided PCV Licence is held for more than 3 years).
Our client offers a guaranteed minimum of 36 hours per week, working 5 out of 7 days. This will include weekend work (averaging 1 weekend off in 4) Rotating shift pattern between early, middle and late shift-earliest start 4.30am and latest finish 1.00am.
The availability of overtime and rest day work depends on business requirements and cannot be guaranteed and, of course, all overtime is voluntary.
You will receive 20 days holiday plus statutory Bank Holidays in your first year of service, rising to 25 days plus Bank Holidays after 12 months.
Other benefits include a Pension, Sick Pay Scheme, Concessionary Travel, Employee Assistance Programme and free Uniform.
They also operate services on Bank Holidays and you will be required to take your turn at working these days, for which you will receive an enhanced payment and a day off in lieu.
For immediate consideration please apply today!