Department: 
Operations
Vacancy Category: 
Drivers
Line Manager: 
Operations Manager
Vacancy Code: 
ML325
Location: 
Cardiff, Wales

Job Title

PCV Driver

Line Manager

Operations Manager

Department

Operations

Location

Cardiff

Vacancy Code

ML325

Job summary

The role involves undertaking training in order to become a PCV Driver in N.A.T

In addition you must be prepared to undertake an individual Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

On completion of training you will be required to drive the company’s single, double deck vehicles and coaches on a variety of journeys that are assigned to you.

All vehicles should be driven in a safe and courteous manner and consideration must be given to the passengers travelling on the vehicle at all times. Journeys should be undertaken using the most assigned or appropriate routes and both Domestic and the EU Drivers Hours Regulations must be adhered to at all times.

Main Responsibilities

 

 

 

  • Driving the vehicle in a safe and professional manner and in accordance with the Highway Code.
  • Undertaking a daily walk round check of your assigned vehicle and completing the appropriate Vehicle Defect Sheets prior to the start of your duty.
  • Reporting any safety related vehicle defects that you have identified to operations staff.
  • When necessary using the vehicle driver tachograph recording equipment and your Drivers Tachograph Card in accordance with EU tachograph rules.
  • Ensuring the safe operation of the vehicle during the period of use and again reporting any vehicle defects that become apparent.
  • Carry out the journey instructions as outlined on your individual duty board or work tickets and also drive the vehicle that you have been assigned.
  • Make the necessary preparations for each individual journey.
  • Communicating politely with the passengers where appropriate, and assist them with any queries regarding the journey
  • Wear the company uniform that will be issued to you including a trousers, shirt and tie. Your own smart, polished, black shoes (no trainers) should be worn to portray a professional, corporate image.
  • Communicate with the Operations Department when necessary to alert them of any significant journey changes and also inform them of any situations that may affect the journey such as delays, diversions, or vehicle mechanical failures.
  • Advise the Operations Department immediately of any incidents or accidents that occur whilst undertaking your driving duty.
  • Load and unload passenger’s luggage from the vehicle when required.
  • Complete any necessary paper work and time sheets at the end of your duty

 

Essential Criteria

 

  • Must have held a valid UK category D licence and valid DQC( CPC card)
  • Must be physically fit as the job will involve some manual handling.
  • Undertaking and passing all the criteria which enable you to become a PCV driver.

Hours of work

40 hours per week + O/T – on an any five days from seven days basis ( the role will involve weekend and early and late working.

Rate of Pay

£9.00 Per hour whilst training

The Equality Act

N.A.T Group 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.

How to apply

Please send a covering letter of application and CV to:

[email protected]

 

Alternatively, please post them to:

Steve Davies, Human Resources Manager.

New Adventure Travel Limited, Coaster Place, Cardiff CF10 4XZ

Applications

Applications should include:

  • the reasons you are applying for the post
  • why you believe you are a suitable candidate
  • any relevant qualifications or experience

Date of posting

05 February 2019

Closing date

Ongoing