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PCV Drivers - Bus, Tour, Private Hire

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PCV Drivers – Bus Drivers, Tour Drivers, Private Hire Drivers

Our client is a long-established family-owned bus and coach operator. Due to increased demand they are now looking to recruit additional PCV Drivers (Cat D) to join their close knit team of Bus, Tour and Private Hire Drivers at their Hastings and St Leonards base.

The company enjoys a reputation for setting the highest standards of service and presentation and fulfils various bus contracts in and around the Hastings area, and also runs regular coach tours throughout the UK and over to Europe. Additionally, they offer a private hire service which can mean day trips to London, airport and ferry runs, tourist attractions or sporting events.

This is a great opportunity for qualified PCV drivers who have a flexible approach to work and who enjoy a varied routine. This is a full-time role with a guaranteed wage plus overtime.

Due to the nature of the role successful candidates will be asked to supply an Enhanced Disclosure (DBS). The company will meet the cost for those who do not already hold one.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and qualities:

  • Be a qualified PCV Driver with a Category D licence.
  • Experience as a bus, private hire or coach tour driver would be an advantage, but we also welcome applications from recently qualified Cat D holders.
  • Holder of CPC and Digital Tachograph card is preferred. Experience of working with Tacos will be an advantage, but not essential, as full training will be given.
  • Personable with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Smart appearance. A uniform will be provided.
  • Tour Drivers will need the willingness to travel long distances with overnight stays, sometimes for a few days at a time. Hotels and meal allowances will be paid.
  • All drivers will need the willingness to work flexible hours including some weekend and bank holiday work.
  • High levels of road awareness and good sense of direction.

Salary and reward package: 

  • Salary of approximately £22,000 (including overtime).
  • Uniform provided.
  • Ongoing training.
  • 5.6 weeks annual leave.
  • Optional healthcare top up scheme.
  • Free Parking.
  • Equipped kitchen to make hot snacks etc.

Key Words: PCV Driver, Bus Driver, Coach Driver, Private Hire Driver, CPC, Passenger Carrying Vehicles, Category D, Cat D Licence, Tour Operator, Tachograph, Taco. 


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