Trainee PCV Driver

Blackpool Transport are a leading transport operator in the UK, operating Blackpool’s network of buses and modern light-rail trams. We are on a mission to connect people, businesses, and communities to a better future – through sustainable public transport.

We don’t sit still and our vision to be the most reliable and sustainable mode of travel on the Fylde Coast by 2025 is already coming to life. We’ll soon introduce the first ever electric bus to Blackpool and have exciting plans to redevelop our historic depot on Rigby Road.

Whilst we have ambitious commercial objectives, we’re proud to be a key part of the communities that we serve and work closely with our stakeholders, partners and customers to deliver a high quality bus and tram service.

Do you fancy a change of career or a new challenge?  We’re always on the lookout for friendly, reliable people who can provide excellent service to all of our customers. You might not be able to afford a Ferrari, but by joining Blackpool Transport, as one of our First Class Bus Drivers, your daily drive could be behind the wheel of a £250,000 state of the art vehicle.

Even if you don’t already have a PCV licence our highly qualified Training Team will teach you all you need know to become a professional driver and customer champion. 

What we offer:

  • Your basic salary is £20,971; rising to 25k after 12 months.
  • Overtime is often available

A generous benefits package includes: -

  • 28 days holiday (inclusive of 8 bank-holidays) rising to 33 days
  • Free travel on all of our bus and tram services (with additional passes available for a few of your nearest and dearest)
  • An extensive training and development programme to ensure that you are one of the best qualified drivers on our roads and can provide an amazing customer experience
  • Opportunities for continued learning and development through ongoing training and exciting courses in our ‘Learning Curve’
  • A BTS bus driver of the year scheme, with some great prizes and a chance to represent the company in the national competition
  • Enrolment into the Blackpool Transport pension scheme
  • Discounts through our Lifeworks App
  • Membership of the Health, Social and Wellbeing club
  • An employee care programme for help and advice when you need it
  • A smart, top quality uniform

Who we are:

Blackpool Transport is a leading transport operator in the UK, operating Blackpool’s network of buses and modern light-rail trams. We are on a mission to connect people, businesses, and communities to a better future – through sustainable public transport.

We don’t sit still and our vision to be the most reliable and sustainable mode of travel on the Fylde Coast by 2025 is already coming to life. We’ll soon introduce the first ever electric bus to Blackpool and have exciting plans to redevelop our historic depot on Rigby Road.

Whilst we have ambitious commercial objectives, we’re proud to be a key part of the communities that we serve and work closely with our stakeholders, partners and customers to deliver a high-quality bus and tram service.

Our company values are:

Safety First- We are focused on delivering the highest standard of service for the safety of our staff and customers

People & Community Focused- We look after each other and we are invested in the people that we serve

Listen & Take Action- We listen to each other and act on opportunities to solve problems and make things better

Trustworthy & Reliable- We do what we say we will do. If we can’t we explain why and hold each other accountable in a constructive way

All One Team- We work with our colleagues and partners to deliver innovative outcomes, in the best interest of our customers.

 

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