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PCV & Trainee Bus Driver opportunities in Coatbridge and Renfrewshire

McGill's is Scotland's largest independent bus company, with depots in Greenock, Inchinnan, Barrhead, Johnstone and Coatbridge.

We are looking to hire PCV and trainee bus drivers, to transport our customers safely and on time to their destinations! If you enjoy driving and fancy a job that comes with a nice set of wheels, then a career as a bus driver could be right up your street!

McGill's recently invested just under £100k in new driver uniforms across the business, as well as paying your Transport Benevolent Fund membership which allows an excellent span of benefits for employees and immediate family.

Candidates for driving positions are welcomed with or without a PCV license, as McGill's is willing to help you secure yours! We have part-time and full-time, permanent posts available, across a wide variety of shift patterns and, it's a flexible role too!

We'd love to hear from interested individuals who are perhaps already working in a customer facing role and are looking for a new challenge! Now with our m-ticket app, contactless payment and GoSmart card, it's even easier to be a bus driver!

Key responsibilities:
  • Collect appropriate fares, ensure customers scan their QR Code and issue tickets when necessary
  • Maintain a high standard of customer care and service presentation
  • Comply with accident reporting procedure
  • Be fully conversant with company rules, regulations and procedures and apply them whilst on duty
  • To drive the vehicle in a safe and considerate manner
  • To carry out such tasks as are directed to meet the needs of the business
Qualifications/Skills required:
  • Current PCV driving license and valid CPC card is advantageous but not required
  • Excellent driving skills
  • Great numerical skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Courteous, helpful attitude towards customers
  • Flexible approach to work
What you need to be a trainee driver:
  • Have a manual car license
  • 1 year's driving experience
  • Be over 21 years of age
Successful candidates will benefit from a competitive salary, with average earnings of £425 - £575 per week, with overtime on offer too! McGill's offers other staff benefits including free travel on McGill's services and some other operators, a brand new uniform, paid membership for Transport Benevolent Fund and Intu Braehead discount card.

If you have any further questions in regards to the role or training with McGill's, call us on 01505 701 013.

To apply for this post you can complete our online application form and email to gerry.irvine@mcgillsbuses.co.uk or return the application by post to:

Gerry Irvine
Training and Recruitment Manager
McGill's Buses
Johnstone Depot
1 Cochranemill Road

We look forward to hearing from you! 


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