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Trainee Bus Driver

Cardiff Bus
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Job Description:

Become one of the highest paid drivers in our region, supporting the best team, and drive into a new career with Cardiff Bus! Ever taken a bus journey and wondered what it would be like to be the one driving the bus? Well now is your opportunity to find out more about becoming a Bus Driver; driving a variety of routes around Cardiff and the surrounding area, including our Park and Ride services. Working for a great employer, delivering a great customer experience and supporting the City’s communities - helping get people where they need to be.

What are we looking for? People with the passion and experience of delivering excellent customer service; the ability to follow clear instruction with good appreciation of general safety principles to aide you operating a bus safely around the city; our in-house training team will teach you all that is required in our Driver Academy. You will need to hold a full car licence (for more than 12 months) with no more than 6 Points on it and have had no disqualifications in the last 5 years.

What we offer? In addition to learning a new skill or further developing your driving ability, we offer: Paid Breaks – you are paid for all the hours you are in work – no unpaid time! Average working week of 41hrs with a choice of 4 or 5 days - all hours paid. Competitive remuneration: starting rate of £10.25 p/h which will increase once you obtain your PCV licence to £10.78* p/h, then a further increase after one years’ service to £12.05* p/h. (*Monday – Friday basic rates). Enhanced hourly rates for Saturdays and Sundays apply (Saturday – less than 1 year service £13.05/over 1 year service £15.25; Sunday – less than 1 year service £13.35/over 1 year service £15.70) World class training programme with experienced instructors and mentors to support your CPC and maintain your Driver Qualification Card and your continual professional development FREE travel pass across the Cardiff network for you and your immediate family (scheme rules apply) Free on-site parking Comprehensive benefits package including, contributory pension scheme, holidays, retail and gym discounts, cycle to work scheme, employee assistance programe, occupational sick pay scheme, occupational health assessment and 24/7 access to our wellbeing hub. Opportunity to develop and branch out into other areas of the business. A career where every day is different, both challenging and rewarding!

Why work for
Cardiff Bus
Cardiff Bus is the major provider of bus services within the Cardiff area, with 550 employees and 180 vehicles. We are committed to delivering a reliable, affordable, clean, safe, low carbon and frequent bus service, providing a friendly and high-quality customer experience and bringing communities together. A company that has its employees at the heart of what it does, striving to be the most admired bus company in Wales with a proud workforce behind it. We describe ourselves as “a community within our community“, and work hard to look after all our colleagues with good conditions. This has been the case for over 100 years, being all about our City since 1902.
Cardiff Careers Fair
will take place at
Principality Stadium
10am - 2pm
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