We're hiring!

Come and join the Arriva Bus family, we’re open to everyone.

At Arriva, we do more than just get people from A to B. We’re at the heart of our community, connecting our customers with the people and places they love – we’re one big family!

We’re looking for friendly, reliable and customer-focused people to join us. So whether you’re looking to continue your career as a driver or if you’re just starting out and are keen to learn, come and join one of our amazing teams.  

Why choose Arriva?

  • Earn a competitive salary dependant on location and driving experience. 
  • Full training is provided for trainee drivers to obtain a PCV licence by our qualified driving instructors.
  • We’re offering full time contracts and there’s the potential to work overtime if we need extra help and you’re available. We also have a range of flexible part time, evening and weekend contracts available to allow you to work around you.
  • Free bus travel for you, your partner and your children across all regional bus networks.
  • Arriva Workplace Pension.
  • Fantastic career opportunities.
  • Chance to be part of a supportive team.
  • Uniforms will be provided.
  • Additional Employee Benefits such as our health assurance programme. 

What we look for:

You will need to be passionate about giving excellent customer service and love working with a variety of different people living and working in your local area. We’re also looking for candidates who are prepared to work a variety of different shift patterns, which will include weekend work. 

What we’ll need from you:

  • 18+ years old
  • Full Driving Licence Holder for over 12 months
  • 6 points or less on your licence
  • Be able to pass the PCV medical requirements of DVLA 
  • No unspent drink driving convictions
  • Customer-focused
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure

Make your next stop Arriva

Take your first step to an exciting career and apply today here.

Don't just take our word for it...


I worked as a physiotherapist and decided to look for a career that was less stressful and offered me greater job security.

The main benefit for me is the flexibility of work. If you like working long days you can, or you can also work shorter shifts.

Overtime is also an option that appealed to me. I like that every day was different and enjoy the characters you meet on the bus. 

Vicky from Heckmondwike

We acknowledge the importance of our people's diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

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