Careers in the bus industry

Our drivers make up our largest group of employees but this role can be just the beginning of a lifelong career with Arriva. With a range of entry levels and routes, there is a wide range of different roles in Arriva. With top class training opportunities, there’s really no restriction on where you might end up if you’re committed, hard-working and good.


Learn more about our career opportunities

Bus mechanicWith more than 4,000 buses outside London to be maintained and kept clean across our various operating companies, our engineering departments are fundamental to the smooth operation of our business.

Our standards are high and we employ apprentices, trainees, and experienced mechanics. We invest heavily in our training and through our mechanics academy there is the opportunity to achieve an NVQ in Transport Engineering Maintenance.

There is also opportunity for further training and promotion; in fact the majority of our engineering management team were once bus mechanics themselves.