Professional Bus Driver Training Programme - East

Discipline: Drivers & Supervisors
Job type: New Position
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Job ref: 002381
Published: 10 months ago
Expiry date: 30 Sep 2023 10:59

Professional Bus Driver Training Programme


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 Licence Applicants  

§  A valid driving licence Category B (for a minimum of 2 years) or Category C with no endorsements

§  A valid D Licence 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 €581.88 per week gross while training to obtain Full “D” Class Licence. This will increase to €731.30 per week after obtaining Category D Licence and up to €846.65 in Year 7.


Shifts: Upon obtaining full “D” Licence, 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 subsidised medical scheme, free bus travel and concessionary rail travel.


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


Shortlisting will apply.


Closing date for applications is 31st December 2022


Bus Éireann is an equal opportunities employer


To find out more information on the steps involved, our driver benefits and the medical criteria, please click here.