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Vacancy Details

Bus Driver - REF No. HQ5681

Industry Sector: Driving and Transport
Location: Guernsey

Salary: from £12.3 to £15.68 per Hour

FRS Office: FRS Headquarters
Consultant: William Son

Job Summary

A social enterprise that provides transport services to multiple locations across the UK is seeking bus drivers to be based in Guernsey and be responsible for driving PCVs and PSVs for the area. The Bus Driver will provide good customer service and a safe and comfortable journey throughout the network of bus services. Accommodation options are available for staff but those with families will require the correct housing permit. Ideally the Bus Driver will have previous experience driving PCVs, but it is essential to have relevant PCV licences.

Detailed Job Description

Main Duties:

* Follow the Injury Prevention rules, the company's 'Safety Principles' and ensuring that Injury Prevention Books are always carried
* Ensure that the high visibility is always worn
* Check the condition of the vehicle prior to commencing
* Comply with the laws and company regulations regarding the use of mobile phones, smoking in company vehicles and the use of prohibited equipment (such as games consoles) whilst on duty
* Be responsible for the health, safety, security, welfare, environmental and fire safety arrangements for yourself, customers and colleagues
* Ensure a full understanding of emergency and evacuation plans
* Provide a high standard of customer service at all times
* Give customers on the bus any information that may help them during their journey
* Recognize and assist with the additional needs of children and vulnerable adults, the elderly, infirm or disabled
* Take cash for payment of fares and make sure customers get the correct change (where applicable)
* Drive to the set timetable, not running early or late, when it is safe to do so
* Keep cash secure and safe within the driver cab at all times
* Ensure all cash is accurately paid into the appropriate location and in accordance with the Company procedures
* Keep up to date with road closures, diversions or special events which may affect bus services.
* Keep up to date with any changes to condition of travel, ticket types, fares or promotions
* Report all incidents on the road, likely to affect bus services, to the traffic office as soon as it is safe to do so
* Undertake any reasonable request made by the Company

Person Specification:

Essential:

* Valid current UK drivers licence
* Must hold a Category D licence (PCV)
* Proven eligibility to work in the UK
* Good understanding of written and spoken English Language.
* Good numerical skills
* Prepared to undertake training such as NVQ as required
* Excellent customer service skills
* Ability to drive a vehicle to a competent and safe standard
* Flexible attitude
* Honesty/integrity
* Able to pass PCV medical requirements

Desirable:

* Professional driving experience
* Previous Bus or Coach driving (in service) experience
* Has received 7 hours of DCPC training each year
* Experience of cash handling
* Knowledge of geographical operating area
* Bus industry knowledge and an appreciation of bus regulations
* Own transport
* Lives within reasonable distance of place of work
* Willing to do overtime

Salary:

£12.30 - £15.68 (after training) + overtime

Benefits:

* Uniform provided
* Accommodation options available for staff (rent (inc. Bills) not included)
* Initial Enhanced DBS check
* 20 days holiday + bank holidays to be taken by agreement
* Training provided


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