Vacancy Category: 
Line Manager: 
Operations Manager
Vacancy Code: 
Closing Date: 
1st Jul '22

Job summary


Drive Company cars or vans to a schedule, carrying bus drivers from the bus garage to the bus route terminus or driver changeover points.

This position is offered on a fixed-term basis for 6 months. Applicants seeking part-time, flexible working or job sharing are encouraged to apply.


Main Responsibilities



  • Sign-on for duty in normal way i.e. swipe on;
  • Collect duty documents relevant to shift;
  • Check relevant notices to keep informed of diversions, route alterations;
  • Locate appropriate vehicle;
  • Ensure vehicle is checked for defects at the beginning and end of your shift and any defects found are reported in accordance with procedure;
  • Keep a daily record and check oil, fuel and fluids;
  • Record mileage at the start of every shift and after every trip thereafter;
  • Ferry authorised passengers to and from garage to terminus or change over points;
  • Responsible for ensuring the vehicle is clean internally and externally and carry out cleaning if required;
  • Responsbile for fuelling or charging the vehicle using Company resources or payment cards
  • Adhere to all legal requirements whilst driving a vehicle i.e. wearing seatbelts, observe parking restrictions, speed restrictions etc.;
  • Collect all drivers from relevant trips according to instructions provided;
  • Ensure that only authorised passengers are collected and dropped off;
  • Ensure that alcohol and food (hot and cold) is not to be consumed in the vehicle and it is the driver’s responsibility to ensure passengers are aware of this;
  • If an authorised passenger does not arrive to be collected then this must be reported to supervisor immediately;
  • The vehicle must be kept secure at all times and the keys must be returned at the end of the shift as instructed;
  • Vehicle must not be used for social/personal use or must not be taken home without the prior permission of the Engineering Director.
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties as instructed by a supervisor when ferry driver duties are unavailable.  This may include, but not limited to, assisting with the run out ramp checks etc;

Essential Criteria for application

Must hold a manual driving licence (category B).

Hours of work

38 hours per week (part-time or job sharing may be available)

The Equality Act

Metroline is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with due regard to legal obligations for protected characteristics i.e. age, disability, marriage and civil partnership, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Pay & Benefits

  • £11.05 per hour
  • 28 days paid holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Retail and leisure discounts
  • Free uniform

How to apply

Please email a CV to Coral Johnson, Human Resources Administrator, [email protected]