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Bus Driver Jobs Overview Bus driver jobs are vital to the public and private service sectors, helping passengers get ...

PSV / PCV Bus Driver

Fleet, South East/Southern, GU514BY
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PCV Bus Driver

Farnborough, South East/Southern, GU147SR
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Trainee Bus Driver

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Long Sutton
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Bus Drivers (Rugby Depot)

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Rugby
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Yellow School Bus Driver - Huddersfield

First UK Bus
Huddersfield
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Bus Driver

stagecoach
Aldershot, South East/Southern, GU12
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Ashford Trainee Bus Driver

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Ashford
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Trainee Bus Driver

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Hull
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Fully Qualified Bus Driver

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Worksop
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Bus Driver

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Chesterfield
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Bus Driver - Weston-super-Mare

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Weston-super-Mare
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Bus Driver - Bath

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Bath
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Bus Driver - Hengrove

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Bristol Hengrove
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Bus Driver - Wells

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Wells
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Bus Driver Jobs Overview

Bus driver jobs are vital to the public and private service sectors, helping passengers get to their destinations safely and comfortably. Those who enjoy driving, interacting with a wide range of people and providing an important service will find that this area of employment is just the ticket. The day-to-day responsibilities for bus drivers include:

  • driving within road regulations
  • planning routes in case of diversions
  • verifying passes
  • taking money and giving change
  • helping passengers on and off where necessary

The main employers of bus drivers are the local bus services, but private and non-profit organisations also employ in this area as well. Drivers can expect to work 48 hour weeks.

Bus Driver Jobs Education Requirements

Education requirements for bus driver jobs include numeracy skills and a thorough understanding of road regulations, as well as local geographical knowledge. To drive a bus, applicants will need a Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) licence together with a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC), much like coach driver jobs.

As bus drivers regularly interact with the public, good customer service skills and a patient manner will come in handy – as will skills in communication. A similar area of work jobseekers might want to consider that also combines customer service with driving skills are taxi driver jobs.

Bus Driver Jobs Market

The transport sector job market comprises of 94% male employees, according to ONS statistics. With 64% working full-time and 14% on a part-time basis, there is a variety of flexible bus driver jobs available. Overall, employment looks set to rise in the coming years in this sector.

Bus Driver Salary Information

Bus driver jobs pay up to £20,000 annually for experienced drivers, while entry-level salaries can reach £15,000 (National Careers Service).

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