Professional Bus Driver Training Programme

Discipline: Drivers & Supervisors
Job type: New Position
Salary: 618 euros, training period, increasing to 775.84 euros
Contact email:
Job ref: 004981
Published: 19 days ago
Expiry date: 31 Dec 2024 22:59

Professional Bus Driver Training Programme


Locations: Cork, Dublin*, Galway and Limerick.


*Dublin Area: the training will be followed in Dundalk or Drogheda.


We are recruiting candidates for Professional Bus Driving to join us in delivering a quality customer service. We are looking for people who will operate our buses safely and efficiently and who will make every effort to ensure our customers have a positive experience of Bus Eireann. 


Minimum Requirements 


B License Applicants 


  • A valid driving license Category B (for a minimum of 2 years) or Category C with no endorsements
  • A valid D License Learner Permit
  • A valid CPC Bus Case Study sheet (Please note, the CPC bus case study is only valid for a period of 2 years from its date of issue).

Please note if you do not have the minimum criteria your application will not be considered.


Recruitment Process: Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills and fluency in English, both written and spoken.


Salary: Allowance of €618 per week gross while training to obtain Full D Class License. This will increase to €775.84 per week after obtaining Category D License and up to €898.22 in Year 7.


Shifts: Upon obtaining full D License, Drivers will then operate scheduled services covering early/middle/late/night shifts on a 5/7 day week with rotating shifts.


Training: Initial training is provided as well as on-going training and development (including periodic CPC).


Benefits: On appointment following a probationary period of 12 months, (excluding initial training period) we will offer you a wide range of benefits including either a company pension scheme or a PRSA pension scheme, a subsidized medical scheme, free bus travel and concessionary rain travel.


Applications without scans of required documents (licenses, CPC Case Study) will not be processed.


Shortlisting will apply.


Closing date for applications is 31st December, 2024


If you want the chance to learn more about our Professional Bus Driver Training Programme and talk to a team member please email


Bus Éireann is an equal opportunities employer