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Arriva in Kent and Surrey

Trainee Bus Driver - Guildford



Are you looking for a new career? Do you currently work in retail, customer service or hospitality? Do you hold a full manual drivers licence? If so, you could be on the road to a rewarding career with Arriva.

Arriva is the largest transport operator in the UK and can offer you full training to become a qualified bus driver. We will teach you to drive the bus but you can bring to us your reliability, your excellent people skills and your ability to deliver a safe, reliable and efficient service.


You will be:

  • driving passengers around the Guildford area
  • ensuring all safety standards are met
  • providing a professional, customer focussed service
  • working within the local community ensuring the safety of your passengers at all times
  • ticketing and cash handling


  • You will hold a full manual driving licence with no more than 6 points
  • Demonstrable customer service skills
  • Reliable, flexible and willing to learn
  • Able to work a variety of shifts including early, mid and late and including weekends and bank holidays
  • The ability to pass all the requirements of the PCV licence test - your commitment to undertaking some learning in your own time.


  • Pension
  • Uniform
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Good rates of pay
  • Job security with good progression prospects
  • Arriva Village discounts on a variety of retail and entertainment outlets
  • Free bus travel for you and your family
  • On site canteen

How to Apply

Please apply at

Arriva Southern Counties, Armstrong Road, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6TX

Closing Date: Sun 31 March, 2019

Reference Number: R-003060

Arriva Southern Counties of Invicta House, Armstrong Road, Maidstone, ME15 6TX is the data controller for the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998.

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