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Bus Driver Blackwood, Training Provided

 

Passenger Carrying Vehicle Driver Job Description 

Main purpose of job:

 To drive Passenger Carrying Vehicles and transport passengers in a safe, skilled and comfortable manner and in accordance with the Company’s routes and schedules.

 Duties:

  1. To carry out all duties in a safe and efficient manner.
  2. To drive vehicles and use Company equipment with due care and attention.
  3. To provide a high standard of customer service.
  4. To wear the Company uniform provided and maintain a smart and tidy appearance when on duty in accordance with Company Dress Code.
  5. To ensure compliance with Company procedures and regulations and relevant legislation e.g. Road Traffic Act, Health & Safety at Work Act etc.
  6. To operate pre-determined routes on time in accordance with relevant duty rosters and schedules.
  7. To stop for intending passengers to board or alight where indicated either at official bus stops or by request on “Hail & Ride” sections of route only.
  8. To control passenger loadings and ensure the legal capacities are not exceeded.
  9. To treat passengers in a helpful, polite and professional manner.
  10. To input fare information into the ticket machine, correctly issue tickets, record passes and return tickets and give change where necessary.
  11. To check the validity of travel cards, tickets and passes and to withdraw those suspected to be invalid where safe to do so.
  12. To ensure that all cash taken is paid in to the Company in accordance with Company procedures.
  13. To deploy the on bus wheelchair ramp (where fitted) when requested for use by disabled passengers.
  14. To follow Company procedures for breakdowns, accidents and emergencies.
  15. To carry out a comprehensive safety check of the vehicle and complete the Vehicle Defect Report Card in accordance with the Company procedures.
  16. To be fully conversant with any Company vehicle required to be driven on receipt of relevant training.
  17. To check vehicles for lost property and hand in any such items to the appropriate member of staff in accordance with Company procedures.
  18. To set destination blinds to ensure that the correct destination is displayed and legible.
  19. To conform to all rules and regulations as laid down in the Road Traffic Act and in Company procedures, and to observe any Road Traffic Conditions which may apply.
  20. To follow the instructions of Company Official and Police Officers.

 

Location: Blackwood

Hours: Shifts 5 day over 7 working both days and afternoons

Qualifications: Customer Service Experience

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £9.00 per hour basic with enhanced rate for overtime and Sundays.

 

TO APPLY: PLEASE CALL 01495 233800