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Trainee Bus Drivers Required!



Who are we looking for?


As one of our bus drivers, you’ll be an ambassador for our company. When customers board our buses, you must have a friendly smile and offer a warm welcome.


You’ll be expected to look after a variety of our customers and make sure everyone enjoys a safe and comfortable journey, whilst taking great pride in delivering a friendly and professional service.


But that is just the basics, you must be patient, calm under pressure, have great customer service skills and able to work confidently on your own and handle cash responsibly.


You will need a flexible approach to working hours as this involves working between 05:30 hrs & 20:45 hrs, 5 days over 7 (Monday – Sunday) on a shift system.


You will also need to meet the following criteria:


· Hold a full car driving licence and have been driving for a minimum of 12 months.

· You must be 18 years old or over.

· Have no more than 6 penalty points on your driving licence and no previous bans.

· Have a smart appearance and a good communicator.

· Be willing to work as part of a team.

· Possess good customer care skills.

· Be willing to undertake a DCPC check.

· Be in good general health.


What can we offer you?


· Full PCV training providing with an experienced & fully qualified independent instructor, who will guide you through the whole process including the theory and practical examination.

· A competitive salary both during your training period and after.

· Enhanced payments for Sunday & Bank Holiday's.

· Full time positions available with 40 hours minimum per week with the option of overtime.

· You’ll have a contributory pension.

· 28 days paid holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays.

· Full company uniform.

· Friendly shift patterns with no late night finishes.

· Free local bus travel on our bus services for you and your spouse/partner.

· Discounted travel on our U.K. & European holidays and day excursions including theatre trips (T's & C's apply).


As part of our recruitment process you will be expected to undergo a driving assessment and medical.




If you think you have what it takes to be a Marchant’s driver, please Click Here to download the application form.


Completed applications can be returned by either email to or by post to the Operations Department, Marchants Coaches Ltd, 100 Prestbury Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2DJ

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