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Coach Driver

Reading, Berkshire
9 Sep 2022

We need you! We are looking for Qualified Bus/Coach Drivers to join us in Reading (RailAir)!

Do you have a PCV license? Are you looking for a company who can offer you a rewarding career, offering a premium service serving the largest airport?

We are looking for great drivers with excellent customer service skills. 

If you join us as a qualified PCV driver with full CPC we will give you a £3,000 bonus!! - £1K after 26 weeks driving in service', £1K after 39 weeks driving in service' and £1K after 52 weeks driving in service'

You will be earning £12.50 and your working hours will be between 37 and 45 hours per week

Subsidised parking available subject to terms and conditions.

Our energetic team at First Bus looks after over 5000 vehicles nationwide, including the latest innovations in public transport, hydrogen, electric and hybrid bus's - want to get your hands on one?

What will you be doing?

Your mission as a coach driver is to go out on the open road. You'll work on your own initiative and take ownership of your coach on its travels, looking after passenger safety and providing a premium customer experience serving the largest airport.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is a good communicator and gets on well with people. You must be patient, a safe driver, reliable and calm under pressure. Happy to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, evenings and weekends, you should also have a full UK driving license with no more than 6 points.

What can we offer you?

Full paid training will be provided which includes:

  • Vehicle and route familiarisation
  • Ticket machine and ticket type training

We'll be there for you, because you're there for us too        

We want the best people on our team. So, we'll look after you with great training, benefits and opportunities to grow your career:

  • Free bus travel for you and your family
  • Up to 5 weeks holiday
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Excellent rates of pay (your average salary is approximately £24,000+ per year!) 
  • £6 all-day train travel on GWR, SWR and other First train companies
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • And a whole host of high street discounts and perks!

We will also provide you with a uniform so no need to worry about having the right kit for the job!

Our people

We have an amazing talented and diverse workforce from mountain bikers, runners, gamers, movie buffs and every other variety of people. We are one big family and you won't find a greater team of people like it!

What do we do?

At First Bus, we are at the forefront of on bus technology, leading the way with real time information, tracking and contactless payments.  

Our most recent investments are in new, state-of-the-art buses across our key networks. We are making a positive impact on air quality and tackling congestion!

Our goal is to make things easier and a more pleasant experience for our customers, it is all about delivering the very best service.

Interested? Click on apply! The winner takes it all!

Valuing our differences such as age, gender, LGBTQ+, ethnicity, religion and disability means that our colleagues have a voice and are supported to be their authentic selves

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  • Job Reference: 707991989-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: First Bus
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application