Trainee PCV Drivers - Cumbernauld Depot

Location: Cumbernauld

Hours: 39

Qualifications: Full UK Licence, basic English and Numeracy skills

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £19,000 - £22,000+ Once Qualified

Trainee PCV Drivers - Cumbernauld Depot

We are looking for friendly, caring and confident people who are passionate about customer service to join our team as a bus driver.  

All you need is a can-do, customer focused attitude, a PCV licence and your professional development will continue throughout your employment.

This role is ideally suited to people with experience in retail, customer service or call centres.


Duties & responsibilities:

    • Engaging with customers, making sure they enjoy a safe, pleasant and comfortable journey with us
    • Ensuring the vehicle is driven safely at all times and to the high company standards attained during the paid training period
    • Issuing tickets and collecting fares

Training & qualifications:

Full, paid training to PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) licence standard will be provided, including:

    • Vehicle and route familiarisation.
    • Ticket machine and ticket type training.
    • Introduction to company systems, procedures and policies.

Once you have passed through all the formalised training elements you will work with an experienced colleague who will support you in your early days as you settle in to your new role.

We even provide ongoing training to help you excel in your role and ensure you maintain your Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)

Other information

The Company offers an attractive remuneration package, including four weeks annual leave, a smart uniform, free local bus travel for employees and their spouses/partners and great pension benefits.

Person Specification: 


    • Basic numeracy- able to add and subtract in order to handle cash fares correctly.
    • Basic Literacy – able to read and write English to a high standard to be able to follow timetables, instructions as well as pass the various exams and tests that are part of you driving test.
    • Experience in cash handling.


    • A full UK driving license, which you have held for at least 24 months
    • A maximum of 6 penalty points on your licence 
    • No driving disqualifications in the past 5 years.

 Customer Service

    • Experience in a customer facing roll.
    • Able to deal with people in a friendly and helpful manner.
    • Able to deal with difficult situation in a calm, non-confrontational manner.


    • Demonstrates clear verbal communication – both in speaking to and understanding others.


    • Able to demonstrate a stable work history with evidence of excellent attendance and time-keeping


    • Clean, tidy and well-groomed.


    • Able to work full range of shifts including early, late and weekends.
    • Lives within an easily commutable distance from the depot.
    • Previous experience of working shifts.
    • Has own transport.


    • Able to pass PCV (bus) medical.
    • No outstanding medical issues preventing you from carrying out your duties.
    • Able to pass company alcohol and drugs tests.
    • Weight under 18 stone.

Again, if you have experience in retail, customer service or call centres, we would love to hear from you.


Apply now

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