We are looking for a number of passionateand dynamic Bus Drivers to join Big Bus on a permanent, casual or seasonal basis.
Please specify the type of work you are interested in.
The main responsibility of a Bus Tour Driver is to drive our customers in a double-decker bus on designated routes in London, and to prioritize safety and maintain a high standard of driving and to ensure that the companies schedules, and routes are adhered to.
Report on time to the depot (or office) as scheduled in required uniform
Perform and complete walk-round checks / pre-trip inspection of assigned bus for Tour including checking if bus is clean and ready to receive passengers
Follow the given route and plan / instructions as scheduled
Play correct recorded commentary tour throughout the Blue / Red routes Safety
Stop at every bus stop on the route (regardless of whether passengers are present)
Always maintain the safety of the bus and passengers during the tour
Follow all traffic laws rules / regulations
Report any incidents or accidents immediately per company policy
Collaborate closely with all team members to deliver highest level of customer service
Always greet customers with a smile and kind approach
Have a flexible approach to work
Big Bus requires drivers to scan and redeem bus tickets and vouchers.
The ability to sell tickets by using Credit Card / cash
Reconcile vouchers and cash at end of each shift
Knowledge of Hop on Hop off industry a plus
Basics Customer knowledge
Familiar with London
Use of ticket machines
Excellent driving skills
Excellent customer service skills
Valid driver’s license with Cat.D (bus)
Valid Drivers Qualification Card
Knowledge of basic English language
Full time 40 hours per week working on a rota defined by the Traffic Manager, in compliance to working time directive.
May be required to work outside normal hours due to the nature of the business and operational needs.
Casual staff to give availability through the companies assigned data base