Bus Driver

Full-time, Part-time or Term-time options. 

Up to £13.50 per hour

Do you want to be a local hero?

We are looking for friendly, caring and confident people who are passionate about customer service to join our amazing team of bus drivers in and around Ipswich.

Job Description

We are looking for friendly, caring and confident people who are passionate about customer service to join our amazing team of bus drivers in and around Ipswich.

We offer some of the leading rates of pay in the area– drivers you join either our 4-day or 5-day town rota where you will be paid an hourly rate of £13.50 and guaranteed a minimum of 39 hours of work every week.  Your earnings will be a basic of £527+ per week. As this is your basic pay, this is the absolute minimum you will be paid, and you will normally be paid more.

Overtime is often available if you want to earn more!

Benefits include:

  • The highest pay rates for bus-driving jobs in Ipswich, and some of the highest pay rates for bus-driving jobs in the area
  • Up to 5 weeks of holidays per year + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Highly competitive pension scheme where we will match your contributions up to 6% of your annual wage
  • Free travel on bus services in Ipswich for you, your partner and your children (under the age of 18)
  • Generous company sick-pay scheme, and free life insurance, for the financial security of you and your family
  • Ongoing vocational training to ensure you keep your skills up-to-date
  • Free onsite parking for all employees, so you never have to worry about getting to work
  • Cycle-to-work scheme offering the most cost-effective way to get new cycling equipment
  • Employee Wellness programme, because your health matters
  • Free smart uniform to ensure you are always looking your best
  • The opportunity to work for a locally run bus company focused on supporting our local community

How to apply

Email your CV and Cover Letter to careers@ipswichbuses.co.uk. For more information, call us on 014733 344 832.

Ipswich Buses is an equal opportunity employer and we would love to hear from you.

Come and be a local hero at Ipswich Buses!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: Basic £27,400.00 to £30,000.00 per year

Schedule:

  • 39 hours per week
  • 8 hour shift based on 5-day working
  • 10 hour shift basked on 4-day working
  • Holidays
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Ipswich: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Experience:

  • Driving: 1 year (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Car Driving Licence (required)

Work Location:

Duties start at either our Constantine Road site (parking available) or the Tower Ramparts Bus Station.

 

Location

Ipswich

Salary

Basic £27,400.00 to £30,000.00 per year

Application closing date

Open

Job type

Full Time & Part Time 

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

Contact Us

  • 01473 432000