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Driving Vacancies

We currently only have driver vacancies.

Your Contribution

Drivers are company representatives - it's often how customers judge us. You contribute to the business by driving safely. By arriving (traffic permitting) and departing on time, being courteous and well informed helps create a positive contribution to our image as a professional company. We expect all of our staff to arrive in time to start their duty, regularly and in full uniform.

The People We Recruit

  • People who are usually over 20 years of age
  • Have a valid licence giving entitlement to drive in the UK, without disqualification, for a minimum of two years
  • Must have the right to live and work in the UK
  • Have no more than 3 points on your licence (please be aware that points from some convictions such as drink driving (DR10,20 etc) will last for 11 years from conviction)
  • Must be prepared to work shifts including most weekends and some Bank Holidays
  • Good timekeepers - some duties start very early! (and some finish very late!)
  • Present themselves in a smart manner
  • Preferably have experience in a customer facing role
  • Above all you must enjoy driving, working with people and be able to deal with members of the public in a polite and courteous manner
  • Must live with in easily commutable distance of their depot. A 20 mile radius is the maximum, dependent on local transport links
  • Due to manufacturers weight restrictions on the driver seats of some of our vehicles, we are unable to employ anyone who weighs over 120kgs (approximately 19 stones)

If this sounds like you, then read on...

We Offer

  • A well paid job
  • A five-day week
  • Up to five weeks annual leave, after qualifying period
  • Contributory Pension Scheme, after qualifying period
  • Travel concessions for both you, your partner and children up to the age of 19
  • Smart uniform
  • Training

Those of you that require training to reach PCV standard of driving can expect to be in our training school for two to four weeks. After passing your PCV driving test, both theory and practical, you will be shown all aspects of what is required for being a bus driver. Route learning, ticket issuing, customer care, cash handling... Don't be put off - we give you plenty of time to take it all in and before we let you loose on your own, we give you time with an experienced driver who acts as your 'mentor' to help you with any problems that you may encounter.

What Now?

If after reading this you feel you have the attributes we are looking for you can apply right now online.

To apply now click here.

If you would like further information please e-mail recruit@buses.co.uk or call our recruitment department on 01273 886139 (between 1000 and 1400 on Monday to Friday).

Please be aware that we adopt a strict zero drugs policy and as early as the interview stage we will undertake drug testing on our potential new drivers. If you are an illegal drug user or believe you have recently used illegal drugs, please do not apply as their detection will terminate your application.

Brighton & Hove Buses is an equal opportunity employer.