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First Cymru Buses Ltd

First Bus is one of the UK's largest bus operators. First Cymru operates in Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend.

We are looking for Bus Drivers (Trainee & Qualified) to join our team across our network in South & West Wales

Do you fancy a change? We can offer you a rewarding career with a difference!

Going out on the open road as a bus driver, you'll work on your own initiative and take ownership of your bus on its travels, looking after passenger safety and providing a great customer experience. You'll drive different routes, issue tickets and drop people off at their destinations.

Key Points:

- If you join us you will be earning between £20,500 and £23,000 per year.
- The training we provide for you to become a qualified bus driver will be fully paid for
- We will even pay you a weekly wage whilst you are in training!
- Your working hours will be 39 per week.
- This is a permanent contract.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is a good communicator and gets on well with people. You must be patient, a safe driver, reliable and calm under pressure. Happy to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, evenings and weekends, you should also have a full UK driving licence (with no more than 3 points).

Interested?
We currently have the following vacancies available, see below for more information:

- Trainee and Qualified Bus Driver (full time), Swansea
- Qualified Bus Driver (part time), Swansea
- Trainee and Qualified Bus Driver (full time), Port Talbot
- Qualified Bus Driver (part time), Port Talbot
- Trainee and Qualified Bus Driver (full time), Tycroes
- Trainee and Qualified Bus Driver (full time), Bridgend

Opportunities

Bus Driver - Swansea Depot

We are looking for Bus Drivers (Trainee & Qualified) to join our team in Swansea

Training & Qualifications:

Full paid training will be provided which includes;

- Training for a PCV Licence
- Vehicle and route familiarisation
- Ticket machine and ticket type training

What can we offer you?

- up to 5 weeks holiday (plus Public Holidays)
- company pension
- free bus travel for you and your family
- £6 all-day train travel on GWR, SWR and other First train companies
- High Street discounts

We will also provide you with a uniform so no need to worry about having the right kit for the job!

Bus Driver - Port Talbot

We are looking for Bus Drivers (Trainee & Qualified) to join our team in Port Talbot

Training & Qualifications:

Full paid training will be provided which includes;

- Training for a PCV Licence
- Vehicle and route familiarisation
- Ticket machine and ticket type training

What can we offer you?

- up to 5 weeks holiday (plus Public Holidays)
- company pension
- free bus travel for you and your family
- £6 all-day train travel on GWR, SWR and other First train companies
- High Street discounts

We will also provide you with a uniform so no need to worry about having the right kit for the job!

Bus Driver - Bridgend

We are looking for Bus Drivers (Trainee & Qualified) to join our team in Bridgend

Training & Qualifications:

Full paid training will be provided which includes;

- Training for a PCV Licence
- Vehicle and route familiarisation
- Ticket machine and ticket type training

What can we offer you?

- up to 5 weeks holiday (plus Public Holidays)
- company pension
- free bus travel for you and your family
- £6 all-day train travel on GWR, SWR and other First train companies
- High Street discounts

We will also provide you with a uniform so no need to worry about having the right kit for the job!

Talk to us today!

Amanda Thompson
Training and Recruitment Manager

Amanda has been with First Cymru buses for 26 years, but her career started as bus driver in Swansea. As Training and Recruitment Manager she overseas all recruitment activity. She is here to answer any questions you might have about a career as a bus driver.

Times available: 

19th

Not Available

20th

10:00-12:00

21st 

10:00-12:00