Bus Driver – Arriva North East & Yorkshire – Heckmondwike

Bus Driver
Arriva North East & YorkshireHeckmondwike

Arriva, part of the Deutsche Bahn group, is one of the largest transport services organisations in Europe, employing some 60,000 people and delivering more than 2.2 billion passenger journeys across 14 European countries every year.

We operate an extensive range of services including buses, trains, health and social transport services, airport related transport services, commuter coaches and water buses. We also engage in bus and coach distribution.

Responsibilities

Working as a bus driver isn’t just another driving job. To become a professional Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) driver, as well as excellent driving skills, you need to be passionate about customer service, love working with the immense variety of people who live and work in your area and be able to stay calm under pressure.

Don’t worry if you have never driven a bus before – we can train you. We employ professional instructors who have many years’ experience in helping people through the process of learning to drive a bus. Once you have passed your PCV test you will also gain your Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC), a nationally recognised qualification.

So you’re equipped with all the skills you need to drive in service, further initial training includes ticket training, customer service training and type training, so you are familiar with different bus types within the business.

Qualifications

Essential requirements for the job are:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age (DVLA Regulations)
  • Passed fit for a PCV medical
  • No more than six points/endorsements on driving licence
  • Have held a car driving licence for a min of 12 months
  • No drink driving convictions in the last ten years

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