First are looking for new bus drivers in Sheffield - including 'great benefits'

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First are looking to take on new bus drivers in Sheffield - and they're promising 'great benefits'.

The travel company are advertising for qualified and trainee bus drivers in Sheffield with great rates of pay.

Qualified bus drivers will start on £10.22 per hour and, after 12 months on services, earn one pound more an hour including 25 days of holiday.

Applicants will need a PCV licence who can provide a 'great customer service', and is 'patient, reliable and calm under pressure'.

Trainee bus drivers will earn £9.57 an hour and will be aged 18 or above and have a full driving licence with no more than three points.

Drivers will enjoy a range of different benefits, including free travel on buses, pension scheme with free life assurance and the chance to buy discounted First shares.

A First spokesperson said: "As one of our bus drivers, you’ll put smiles on the faces of our customers and make a real difference in your local community.

"Working on your own initiative, you’ll enjoy driving our buses on different routes and being part of the close-knit team back at our depot.

"So, if you’re a qualified bus driver looking for an exciting new challenge, join our professional team.

"Sharing our passion for safety, you’ll go the extra mile to provide a fantastic customer experience and comfortable journeys on different routes in your local community.

"In charge of your bus, you’ll check your vehicle, issue tickets and deliver a friendly and helpful service to all your passengers."

Successful applicants will be expected to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, evenings and weekends with a full UK driving licence.

To apply for the role, click here.