Trainee Bus Driver (Tameside)

Department: Drivers (Manchester), Manchester
Location: Tameside, Manchester

About us

Are you ready to fasten your seat belt and start steering your career by becoming a Bus Driver? If so, we would absolutely love to hear from you here at Metroline Manchester as we start our exciting journey as part of the Bee Network family!

Never driven a bus before? Don’t worry we will provide you with all the training and support needed to get you behind the wheel as a Bus Driver, giving you opportunity to earn while you learn. We are looking for people who have a passion for providing excellent customer service within our local Manchester communities, making the journeys to our customers’ favourite places and people an enjoyable experience.

Why us?

Metroline was formed in 1989 and has been a part of the largest private land transport company ComfortDelGro since 2000. Here at Metroline we are 6,000 colleagues strong and help carry over one million of our customers every day, whilst ComfortDelGro operates in 12 countries with a global fleet of 40,000 vehicles and more than 22,000 colleagues. Our Bus Drivers are at the heart of everything we do so you can look forward to on-going training opportunities and support from a market leading business operating world-wide.

Job Summary

Pay/hourly rate: £11.91 in-training, £13.11 after training, rising to £16 after 12 months of service

Location: Ashton-under-Lyne, Manchester

Hours: Full time and part time permanent roles available, no experience required

Responsibilities

  • As a Bus Driver you will be ensuring your mighty bus is kept in a clean and roadworthy condition
  • Driving in a safe manner in accordance with current road and traffic legislation whilst executing challenging manoeuvres
  • Delivering an exceptional level of customer service with a can-do attitude and positive approach
  • Always maintaining highest levels of professionalism whilst ensuring smooth and safe transportation for our diverse range of passengers
  • Collaborating with the wider dream team and support functions to exceed performance targets

Benefits

  • Full PCV training provided equivalent to £4,000
  • Full-time and Part-time vacancies available
  • Excellent rates of pay that rise based on length of service
  • Free Bus Pass for you
  • Company pension
  • Free uniform
  • Enhanced paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave

Essential Criteria

  • For this position, we require all candidates to have held a full valid, and clean UK driving licence for a minimum of 6 months.
  • A positive and professional approach with excellent communication skills to engage and assist our passengers from all walks of life.
  • We need you to be prepared to work varying shifts including early starts, late finishes and occasional weekends.

So, if you believe you have what it takes and are up for the challenge please click apply now and send in your CV along with a short intro why you’d like to join Metroline Manchester. We would love to hear from you!

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, only those successfully shortlisted for the role will be personally contacted.