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Arriva in Kent and Surrey

Shunter / Cleaner

Sheerness, Kent


Arriva Southern Counties, which form part of Arriva’s UK Bus division, and locally operates some 750 buses and employs over 2000 staff in an area stretching from Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent and Medway to the Surrey / Hampshire border.


Our buses need to make a good impression and we want them looking in "tip top" condition. We are therefore looking to recruit a Shunter / Cleaner at depot in Sheerness, Kent.


The primary responsibility of the role is the parking up of the fleet in line with the following day’s allocation, fueling vehicles as required and ensuring a clean fleet; full training will be given.

This will entail workong on revolving late shift working pattern – 40 hours per week.

Personal qualities should include:

  • Self-motivated, taking pride in your work

  • Good communication skills, verbal and written skills;

  • Team-worker;

  • Awareness and adherence to all health and safety matters;

  • Minimum requirement – full UK Driving license;

  • A flexible approach to hours of work, including weekends and Bank Holidays, where necessary is essential.


  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Company pension scheme
  • Good overtime opportunities
  • Up to 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Free bus travel for yourself, partner and eligible children

How to Apply

If you believe you have the necessary skills for this role and wish to apply, please send a letter of application, explaining how you meet the requirements of the role, and your current CV to

Ian Wilson – Recruitment Manager, Arriva Southern Counties, Invicta House, Armstrong Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 6TX

Closing Date: Fri 30 September, 2016

Reference Number: IW/CleanShun/Sheer

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