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Bus Drivers - Thurmaston and Coalville, Leicester

Thurmaston and Coalville, Leicester


Love giving excellent customer service – we need you!  

A career working for Arriva could be your next choice and it’s your chance to drive your career forward…..

Arriva isn’t just one of the biggest transport organisations in the area.  We’re one of the biggest in Europe, which means more opportunities for you.  Arriva Midlands is one of the largest bus operators working across the Midlands area.  We have 750 buses and over 1900 employees in the Midlands area alone.


We are looking to recruit full time professional and friendly bus drivers at our Thurmaston and Coalville depot.  People are at the heart of our business.  It will be your responsibility to make sure every customer has a good journey and gets to where they are going safely and at the right time.  So why not help serve your local community, whilst being part of a global business? 


Successful applicants must enjoy working with people and have excellent customer service and driving skills.  You must also be enthusiastic, reliable, able to stay calm under pressure and able to work on your own as well as in a team.  You also need to have held a valid car licence for a minimum of 22 months.   A current PCV licence is an advantage, but training may be given. 


The role involves shifts, working 5 over 7, including earlies, middles and lates and at weekends and there are good overtime opportunities available.


In return we offer:


  • A Full Time Contract
  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Full Uniform
  • Company pension scheme      (including the option to join the Final Salary Pension scheme, subject to      terms and conditions)
  • Up to 28 days holiday      (including bank holidays)
  • Variety of training and      development opportunities
  • Free bus travel for      yourself, partner and eligible children
  • Childcare voucher scheme and access to “The Village” –      on-line discounts and offers with leading retailers

How to Apply

Pick up an application form from our Thurmaston Depot.  Alternatively you can request an application pack by emailing your name and address to 

John Wright, Operations Manager, Arriva Midlands, 4 Westmoreland Avenue, Thurmaston, Leicestershire, UK, LE4 8PH.

Closing Date: Fri 30 March, 2018

Reference Number: TN-PCV-0118

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