02 September 2014

Training Tomorrows Drivers

First are really keen to get some more drivers...

First Devon driver recruitment day Plymouth Bus Depot (The Ride in Plymstock) Saturday 13 September 10:00 - 16:00

Were looking for bus drivers in the Plymouth and south Devon area. No appointment is needed. Just pop in for a chat. We're looking for holders of a PCV licence but we're also willing to take on trainees who just have a regular driving licence. (please bring your driver licence and/or PCV licence with you).

Being a driver at First is about much more than being a driver. Its about putting your customer service skills to work and really looking after your passengers, no matter who they are, or where they're headed. Its what were known for, and its why our customers keep using our services again...and again...and again. Joining us is also a great way to build your skills, too. Were the kind of company that encourages everyone to reach their full potential and we reward anyone who helps us meet our goals.

So, if you're patient, calm under pressure, able to work confidently on your own and handle cash responsibly we could really help you go places. And in return you'll discover a job with good rates of pay, and loads of perks like a pension, 4 weeks holiday, great training, free bus and cheap rail travel and much more. If you have any questions or are unable to attend the open day but would still like to apply please drop our HR Manager an email at sue.lumsden@firstgroup.com (with a copy of your CV if you're applying)

We hope to see some of you there (or if you know someone who might be interested please spread the word!)

Now seems as good as any time to have a bit of a photo special on previous training buses... Western National  TV6 314PFM

©Jos Van Hemert 10 July 1987

Western National 9744 MFN944F

©Jos Van Hemert 10 July 1990

First 38895 UAR595W (now gone!)

27 June 2006

First 52515 S515RWP

25 June 2009

First 20410 R310JAF

22 July 2009

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1 comment:

  1. The picture of a training vehicle you did not show - and I am sorry I have not got one - was of a Metrorider which had had the front and rear bumpers extended so that it was a 'bus', not a 'minibus'. I gather the examiners at Agaton Fort were not impressed, however, and found a way of banning it - probably that the vehicle had to have been built to an acceptable length originally.


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