Hours: Minimum of 38 hours per week. Working on a rota for five days out of seven. Variety of shifts including early, late, split shifts and weekends.
Qualifications: PCV Category D (bus) License, no more than 6 points
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £9.50 per hour (£10.50 weekends). After 2 years increases to at least £11.60 per hour (£12.60 weekends). 38 hours per week plus overtime opportunities.
Are you friendly, outgoing and looking to work in a customer facing role at the heart of your community? We would welcome your application if you already hold a Bus Drivers Licence.
We’re Stagecoach Manchester and Wigan, part of Stagecoach Group, the largest bus operator in Greater Manchester. Last year 106 million passenger journeys were made with us, getting people safely to their destinations play a vital role in linking the communities we serve.
Bus driving is a hugely important job, you’ll be responsible for driving hundreds of people each day safely to their destinations be they travelling for work, shopping, education or leisure. You’ll be our ambassador out on the road representing not only Stagecoach but the areas we serve.
Our drivers come from all walks of life – whether you have worked in retail, care workers, call centres, other forms of transport or even the military we’ll give you the training you need to be an ambassador on the road.
Key duties and responsibilities:
You should be:
In return, we offer:
Our drivers work a range of shifts, usually working five out of seven days on a week. An early shift starts as from 4:30am, a late shift finishing up to 1:30am. Shifts generally last between 7 to 8 hours per day. Shifts and a base rota are published in advance and transport is available to and from our depot at the beginning and end of the working day (qualifying area applies).
Average weekly earnings include unsociable hours payments and current drivers working between 38 to 45 hours per week.
All training is paid for the hours attending training.
From time to time traffic delays mean our drivers may finish later than their duty end time, all late finishes are paid.