PCV Bus Drivers - Newcastle

Location: Newcastle Slatyford

Hours: Minimum guarantee 37 hours per week, worked on a rota/shift basis.

Qualifications: Full car driving licence (see conditions)

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: Starting rate is £9.70 p/h (increasing to £11.63 p/h over four years)

PCV Bus Drivers - Newcastle

About you

We are looking for friendly, flexible, reliable and careful car drivers, who enjoy meeting people, working on their own initiative and will enjoy being part of a friendly and dedicated team.  Stagecoach in Newcastle is currently seeking trainees only.

 

Being a bus driver

As a PCV Driver, you will be required to operate the company’s network of local bus services, providing essential transport for the people of Newcastle. Duties will include:

  • Dealing with customers and making sure they enjoy a safe, pleasant and comfortable journey.
  • 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

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 and depot systems.
  • Procedures and policies.
  • Introductions to our staff in the depot.

 

What we offer you

We guarantee a minimum working week of 37 hours. Starting rate is £9.70 p/h.

The Company also offers an attractive remuneration package, including smart uniform, FREE local bus and METRO travel for employees and family members and great pension benefits.

 

Other things you should know

To apply for a role at Stagecoach North East you will need to have been resident in the UK for 6 months or more and live within an easily commutable distance from the depot.

The following conditions will also apply:

  • For drivers who have held a full driving licence for less than 2 years, we will not accept applicants with any penalty points on the licence.
  • For drivers who have held a full driving licence for over 2 years, we will not accept more than 3 penalty points, including pending points on the licence.
  • Applicants with driving bans within 5 years (from the date of conviction) to the date of the application will not be considered.
  • Applicants must have at least 2 years free from avoidable accidents - all vehicle types.

 

Sound like you?

We look forward to hearing from you.

Apply now

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