Job Title: Trainee & Qualified PCV Drivers

City of Edinburgh / Midlothian / East Lothian / West Lothian

Job Salary: A competitive annual salary from £26,364 to £29,629 based on a 39 hour working week (Dependent on location).

Essential Criteria:
A full manual car driving licence with no more than 6 points. 

As Edinburgh’s principal transport provider Lothian Buses has been providing the city with a first-class public transport service for over a century. In more recent years we have expanded and now operate 7 depots over Edinburgh city, Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian that are looking for people like yourself to fill a variety of driving roles.

 What we can give you:

  • Job security
  • A competitive annual salary from £26,364 to £29,629 based on a 39 hour working week (Dependant on location).
  • Paid overtime with enhanced hourly rate, ranging from £15.60 to £23.22.
  • Annual paid training to help maintain your Driver qualification card (Periodic CPC Training hours’ worth over £400).
  • Free travel across Edinburgh and the surrounding areas on all of our buses and Edinburgh Trams.
  • A generous discount on one additional travel card for a member of your household.
  • Access to a range of benefits including discounts for 100s of retailers and our Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Opportunities to participate in a number of social activities through our Lothian Life initiative.
  • On-site subsidised canteen and facilities.
  • If you travel by bus, our garages are on our routes and you’ll travel to and from work for free!
  • Company health and wellbeing initiatives and colleague support systems within the workplace.
  • A company uniform provided to help you look the part.
  • The opportunity to drive some of the newest and greenest buses in the industry
  • Career progression

What we need from you:

  • A full UK driving licence, which you’ve held for more than one year and have no more than 6 penalty points.
  • Exceptional customer service skills and great communication skills – we won’t compromise on that as our customers mean the world to us!
  • Excellent driving skills and knowledge of traffic regulations.
  • Flexibility – our services operate day and night, every day of the year, so your shifts will include weekends and public holidays.