Vacancy: Trainee Bus Drivers

We’re looking for amazing, friendly, customer-focused people who can deliver an amazing service to our wonderful customers on our buses across Lanarkshire.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing a cheerful, friendly face to our customers, ensuring that all of our customers are delivered amazing customer service.
  • Driving Company vehicles carefully and safely, complying with all legal and regulatory requirements and company procedures.
  • Advising customers of fares and taking payment via cash or contactless or checking valid tickets and passes, accounting for fares processed.
  • Being an amazing team player, ensuring that our services operate day in, day out come rain or shine.

Why Work for Us?

Established since 2009, we are a family owned business and have an excellent reputation in our local area. We can offer job security and ongoing training with opportunities for career progression. There are no costs for your training or uniform (provided that you remain with us for three years or more) and we pay you from day one so you earn while you learn.

What makes a great candidate for this role?

You must have great customer service skills and be a team player. You don’t need to have experience of driving buses or large vehicles, as we’ll provide training to help you get your licence. You must, however, hold a valid car driving licence. A good grasp of basic English and maths is essential as you’ll be dealing with our customers on a daily basis, and a good knowledge of the local Lanarkshire area would be helpful. You need to look smart and professional and be willing to work shifts. If you have these qualities, we can teach you the rest.

You will also need to be able to undergo a Disclosure Scotland check if we offer you a position – that’s a disclosure of any criminal convictions, cautions, etc.

What are the pay and benefits like?

Once you’re fully trained, pay will be between around £25k to £28k annually. This position is full time and permanent.

You will also get 28 days paid holiday per year (inclusive of statutory bank holidays), a company pension and free bus travel for you and your partner on our services.

If you would like to work for an ambitious, friendly, family owned company then email your CV and covering letter to mail@jmbtravel.co.uk