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Bus Driver

Purpose of the role:

The role of the shuttle bus service chauffeur is to provide the highest level of personalised customer care and service to all residents, internal employees / clients and directors in line with the agreed service standards and procedures.

Must have a category D driving license - drivers who have a PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) Licence or, a D entitlement to drive a bus commercially, this is a CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence).

Main duties and responsibilities

The role is defined in the context of company’s values as follows: 

"Making First Impressions Last"

In whatever part of the business we work, we aim to make the client’s first impression a positive and lasting one, delivering outstanding service and memorable client care

  • To drive the shuttle bus service professionally, calmly and efficiently, ensuring the safety and security of the passengers at all times.
  • Carry out daily vehicle inspections before and after each service
  • Ensure the cleanliness of the vehicle is maintained at all times
  • To provide a warm, courteous and prompt welcome on arrival for all passengers
  • Actively listen and respond positively to passengers questions, concerns, and requests using brand or client specific process to resolve issues, delight, and build trust.
  • Thank passengers with genuine appreciation and provide a fond farewell.
  • Be reliable, flexible, honest and a strong advocate for company and the client.
  • Focus on People
  • We put people at the heart of our business and work hard to develop excellent working relationships.
  • Anticipate passengers needs and follow up to ensure that their expectations are met and where possible exceeded.
  • Ensure that a great working relationship is maintained with our client and other departments within the development
  • Take ownership and responsibility ensuring you are working effectively and developing close relationships with your colleagues.
  • Support your colleagues and assist coaching new starters through their probation periods
  • Effective Communication 
  • We stay close to the business, supporting, listening and responding to the needs of our people and our clients.
  • Working closely with all our service partners and maintaining a good relationship to expand business.
  • To carry out regular vehicle inspections and reporting and logging any details, regarding defects, damage or cleanliness as required
  • To ensure that a detailed daily log is maintained for any incidents, resident requests and shift handover.
  • To check, read and action e-mails and other requests regularly and on a timely basis.
  • To liaise and communicate with other team members and other service departments in a clear and timely manner to ensure service delivery and team work.
  • Encourage and motivate colleagues to perform their best, take responsibility for tasks and assignments, make decisions and provide input on possible improvements.
  • Taking ownership and liaising any resident requests as required.
  • timely manner.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • A minimum of two years’ previous driving experience working in a customer service environment
  • Must have a category D driving license - drivers who have a PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicle) Licence or, a D entitlement to drive a bus commercially, this is a CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence).

Skills/Experience

  • High level customer service ambassador
  • Able to understand, anticipate and deliver outstanding personalised service
  • Able to demonstrate a professional and organised approach to the role
  • Great team player and can take ownership and responsibility.
  • Logical thinker, able to spot errors and resolve issues
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Attention to detail
  • Professional service approach knowledge
  • Professional presentation

Knowledge

  • Awareness of current security issues/threats is desirable.
  • Professional service approach knowledge.
  • Fluent in English both verbal and written

Pay

£10 per hour starting wage plus tips

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