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PCV driver vacancies 

From Wednesday 27th December, Reading Buses will be taking over operation of the long-standing Green Line 702 service. 

This route runs between Bracknell and Windsor to London. It will operate with new morning and evening extensions to/from Reading and will be based at our Reading depot. 

We've a good track record of investing in, promoting and growing our routes. We need a great team of people to get involved in helping to deliver brilliant service on the Green Line 702 to its loyal commuter customers, as well as the equally important leisure market to destinations such as Windsor Castle and Legoland.

This is not your ordinary bus service. As an express route serving important commuter and leisure/tourist markets, this requires consistent VIP levels of service. We need a team of people who can be utterly professional, whatever they might encounter on the road, as well as being confident with motorway driving, possible diversions, and working away from base, including driving in Central London.  Initially we are recruiting current PCV licence holders for this service.

Drivers will work on a dedicated rota (with early and late shifts included). The hourly rates of pay are £12.65 rising to £14.09 for late shifts and £13.40 and £14.78 respectively at weekends.  This route will operate to full domestic drivers’ hours and work/rest regulations, with meal breaks taken at Victoria. As we continue to enhance the service, this will include upgrading the vehicles to reflect the prestigious nature of this work. 

To apply for this exciting opportunity, download the application form (below) and return to jobs@reading-buses.co.uk by 30 November 2017

Download the application form here

Trainee Bus Drivers

Reading Buses is a great place to work so why not think about a career with us – it’s all about people!  We are looking for some friendly, caring and confident people who are passionate about customer service to join our team as trainee bus drivers.  

All you need is a can-do, customer focused attitude and a car licence.  Our Academy will train you to help you get your PCV licence and your professional development will continue throughout your employment.

Average basic pay starts at over £23,000 rising to £26,500+.  Other benefits include a performance bonus, a pension scheme, generous holiday, free travel on Reading Buses and a smart uniform.

Reading Buses is an equal opportunity employer and we would love to hear from you.  

Download an information sheet here

Download an application form here

For more information, call us on 0118 959 4000 or email jobs@reading-buses.co.uk 

Come and be a star at Reading Buses!

Training

Already got a PCV licence but want to improve your driving skills? Do you have staff who need a driving 

assessment or CPC hours?

 

Here are the courses we have available for drivers with a full PCV licence.

Drivers CPC Course

Safe and Efficient driving 7 hours. Includes:

  • Eco-friendly driving
  • Accident damage/repair costs

Course costs 1 - 5 drivers £85.00 + VAT per driver per day.

For more details call Mick Hughes, RTL Academy Team Leader on 0118 959 4000
or e-mail
mhughes@reading-buses.co.uk