Permanent & Casual Bus Drivers – Ryde

Hold a C Class Licence? Shift Your Career into High Gear! take the right turn and be paid to learn. We offer a 4 week paid driver training program that will equip you with the skills and knowledge to navigate the roads as a professional Bus Driver. You'll earn a competitive salary while you learn. Experienced heavy vehicle drivers also encouraged to apply!About the roleWe currently have multiple positions available for Full Time Permanent & Casual Bus Drivers at our Ryde depot. We are looking for passionate people who enjoy driving and want to service their community, whilst delivering the best experience possible to our customers.A little bit about our rates!Permanent: $32.37 per hour | Casual: $40.46 per hour Weekday (shift loadings – range dependant on times of operation throughout the shift)$48.55 (Sat) $64.74 (Sun) $80.92 (PH)$18.78 attendance allowance paid daily What we offerA sign on bonus of up to $5000** Company issued OPAL cardA free licence upgradeA comprehensive paid training programOvertime opportunitiesCareer progression opportunitiesAccess to Busways Fitness Passport Program, allowing you and your family to access multiple pools and fitness facilities around Sydney and regional NSW all under one membership fee Access to salary packaging options such as novated leasingAn Employee Assistance Program, giving you and your family access to confidential counselling from an independent organisationSupportive work environment with stable employment in a secure industryFlexible shift work to promote a healthy work/life balanceOngoing training and development opportunities, both informal and via structured coursesAbout usAt Busways, our core focus is on quality customer service, stakeholder engagement and employee development.For over 80 years, we’ve delivered a professional, reliable standard of service. We currently operate bus service contracts for Transport for NSW in Western Sydney, North Shore and West, Central Coast and North Coast and the South Australian Public Transport Authority in Adelaide’s Outer South.With a team of more than 2,800 people, committed to transporting over 53.7 million passenger journeys each year, we pride ourselves on taking a proactive approach to public transport delivery to ensure that the customer journey is seamless as possible.Hours of workOur drivers must be willing and flexible to work various shifts, that may include weekends, early morning and late-night shifts.A large portion of shifts available for full-time drivers are worked as split shifts. Split shifts work by providing two portions of work to cover peak service times morning and afternoon. The hours for each shift can vary but will generally require you to work between the following times:Morning: 6:00am to 10:00amAfternoon: 2:00pm to 6:00pmOutside of these hours you can leave the depot to head home or run errands, or you can choose to stay at the depot and take advantage of our driver facilities.There are also some straight shifts that may be available with shifts starting at varied times of the day, from morning, afternoon or evenings.  All depots operate seven days per week with Sunday and public holiday shifts being voluntary overtimeEligibility to applyA current and valid unrestricted driver’s licence (Medium Rigid or Heavy Rigid Licence highly desired but not essential)A good driving history Strong communication and customer service skills   Willing to undergo a pre-employment medical check, criminal history check and working with children check. Have a current NSW Driver Authority is highly desired (or be willing to obtain one)Suitable applicants that do not have the required licence and Authority, Busways may offer you: Free licence upgrade for eligible applicantsPaid induction and mentor training Attend a Driver Authority Course with Busways and help with the application processApply now!Individual applications will be processed as soon as they are received so if this position is for you, apply via the link today! For further information please contact our Driver Recruitment team at driving@busways.com.au or call 02 94971800 Busways is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to achieving a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage applications from people representing all diversity groups and ages such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQA+, people with disabilities, religious beliefs and ethnicity. 4 steps to apply - Bus Driver AuthorityBus Driver Authority - Eligibility ChecklistBus Operator Comms pack TfNSW AUD Ryde 2112