Hours: Shift work, minimum 39 hour week
Qualifications: Full car driving licence
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000 average per annum.
Trainee Bus Drivers/PCV Drivers Oxford
Can you provide exceptional customer service in a friendly and professional manner? Do you have a passion for driving and working with people? Do you want to work for one of the UK’s leading bus operators?
If you answered yes to the above, then we want to hear from you. Stagecoach in Oxfordshire currently has positions available for PCV holders and trainee drivers at our Oxford depot.
As a qualified bus driver for Stagecoach in Oxfordshire you will be an ambassador for the company providing a safe, friendly and reliable service to both the residents and visitors of the city.
Why Stagecoach in Oxfordshire?
We provide local bus services throughout Oxford city and Oxfordshire. We also operate the Oxford Tube coach service between Oxford and London. Our fleet is made up of 174 buses and coaches and we are continually investing in our fleet and new technologies to provide a comfortable service to our customers.
Stagecoach in Oxfordshire are a major employer in Oxfordshire with a team of 500 people across our three depots in Oxford, Witney and Banbury including drivers, maintenance and administrative staff, managers and supervisors, all based locally.
What can we offer you?
As well as making sure our customers have a great experience, we like to look after our staff too. That’s why if you join us you can enjoy a range of employee benefits, such as:
Full training to attain a PCV licence (where needed) and CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence)
Competitive rates of pay of which you will be advised at interview
Free local bus travel for you and your spouse
Access to the company pension scheme
Full uniform provision
20 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with length of service
Flexible shift patterns and the option of overtime
To apply for a role at Stagecoach in Oxfordshire, you’ll need to live in the Oxfordshire area and have been a resident in the UK for 6 months or more.
You will need to hold a full EU/UK driving licence which should have no more than 6 endorsement points on it and have had no driving bans within the last 5 years. All applicants must have been driving a vehicle regularly during the last 12 months and should have held their licence for at least 2 years.
Other things you should know
Our recruitment process includes a written theory test, a driving assessment and an interview, so we can get to know you better.
To ensure you have a gradual introduction to driving on our network, we start all our new drivers on a late shift. This is to avoid busier periods and allow you to build up the experience and confidence dealing with customers and familiarising yourself with our routes. There will be an opportunity to move to other shift patterns when they become available.