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Arriva in Kent and Surrey

Trainee Scheduler



We are looking to recruit someone who enjoys problem solving and has excellent analytical skills to become a Trainee Scheduler.

The role, as part of our busy Commercial team, is essential for the future commercial success of our business.

You will undertake training in all aspects of schedule using both manual and computer based methods, including:

  • The compilation of time and duty schedules and rotas to meet the requirements of the company.
  • The analysis of performance data in relation to improving schedule efficiency.
  • Liaising with other departments to ensure that up to date information is maintained.


The skills required for you to be successful in this role are:

  • A high degree of numeracy especially when using hours and minutes.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of concentration.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with great computer skills.
  • Determination to work through complex problems until the best solution is found.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Well organised, self-motivated and flexible in your approach to your work.
  • Good team focus but also comfortable working on your own.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at various levels.


In return for your hard work and commitment, we'll give you all the reward and recognition you deserve. As well as a great salary and a whole host of flexible benefits such as:

  • Company pension scheme.
  • Arriva Village Discount Scheme.
  • Continuous career development.
  • Up to 28 days holiday (including bank holidays).
  • Free bus travel for yourself, partner and eligible children.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should attach a recent CV.

Closing Date: Fri 09 February, 2018

Reference Number: LC/TSSTE

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

By submitting an application you consent that we may process the personal data (including sensitive personal data) that we collect from you in accordance with our Privacy Policy which can be found on our Arriva UK website under ‘working with Arriva’.  In particular, we may use information we hold about you for the purposes of communicating with you, for the management of our recruitment and hiring process, to determine your initial and ongoing suitability for employment, and to determine terms of employment or engagement if your application is successful.

Please address any questions, comments and requests regarding our data processing practices to Lara Scott-Ellis, Arriva plc, Lacon House, 84 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8NL.