Bus drivers wanted

We're looking for enthusiastic and customer friendly bus or coach drivers to join Newbury & District, part of the award-winning Reading Buses family.

There's great flexibility to tailor hours, ranging from fixed rostered hours or flexible hours through to part-time hours during school term-time.

Based out of our Greenham depot, Newbury & District is a name synonymous with public transport in West Berkshire since 1932. 88 years later we’re proud to be providing the very highest levels of service with modern buses and a small team of friendly drivers. As Newbury & District bus driver you will be delivering the highest standards of customer service, safety and comfort for your passengers.

Job requirements include:

  • A valid, clean, car driving licence
  • A valid PCV driving licence, or join as trainee to get your PCV license
  • Driver Qualification Card
  • Previous experience in bus or coach driving preferred but not necessary as training can be given
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • A can-do attitude
  • Successful candidates will need to have a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Salary & Benefits include:

  • An hourly rate of £12.30 M-F and £15 M-F 12am-6am, Sat/Sun, public holidays.
  • Yearly salary of up to £26,700
  • A PAE pension scheme
  • An award-winning training team
  • 24 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Free uniform
  • Employee discounts on shopping, holidays & cinema through an online hub
  • Employee assistance scheme
  • Free CPC training

Responsibilities and duties include:

  • taking passengers to their destinations
  • selling and checking tickets
  • making announcements during the journey
  • assisting customers with potential queries

To apply download an application form here and send it to [email protected]  or send it to the postal address on the application form.

Reading Buses is an equal opportunity employer.