Driving Team

Join the Johnsons Driving Team

DO YOU LIKE MEETING NEW PEOPLE?
DO YOU LOVE MAKING THEIR DAY?
DO YOU THRIVE ON GOING TO NEW PLACES? 
DO YOU ENJOY A DIFFERENT DAY, EVERYDAY? 
If the answers YES, then joining the Johnsons driving team will be for you!

We are expanding our coach and bus driving teams and are looking for enthusiastic, friendly and professional members to join us!

We are currently recruiting qualified, full and part time bus and coach drivers and we can offer a variety of different work pattern contracts to suit most requirements.  We also have a well-established driving school and are recruiting people who would like to be take up coach or bus driving as a career, or would like a change of careers.

 

Download our driver application form

COACH DRIVING & BUS DRIVING - AS A CAREER AND PROFESSION

We provide coach and bus travel to every section of our community, for business, education and leisure; therefore working as a driver provides variety every day of the week! To become a professional Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) driver, you’ll need to develop excellent driving skills, you need to be passionate about delivering great customer service, love working with the immense variety of people who travel with us and be able to deal with the pressures created by our roads infra-structure. So if you're looking for a new opportunity, love driving, thrive on pleasing customers, and believe you've got what it takes, PCV licence or not, we'd love to hear from you. Hourly rates for coach and bus drivers are provided in the tables below and will be in effect as of 1st April 2019 and most importantly it will interest you to know that our drivers regularly clock up over 220 hours of paid work per month. 

 

COACH DRIVERS  - NEW PAY GRADES AS OF 1st APRIL 2019

Pay Grade Pay Grade Meaning Hourly Rate Plus
Annual
Bonus
Trainnee Training rate whilst you pass your PCV licence and other tests.  £9.10 Potential to earn £600 per year
Newly Qualified Driver for up to 12 months after passing PCV test. £9.65 Potential to earn £600 per year
Grade 2 Over 1 years experience of Coach Driving and achieving high standards. £10.15 Potential to earn £600 per year
Grade 1 Very experienced driver and achieving excellence in all areas of coach driving.  £10.65 Potential to earn £600 per year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUS DRIVERS - RATES OF PAY AS OF 1st APRIL 2019

Pay Grade Hourly Rate Plus Annual Bonus
1 £9.06 Potential to earn £600 per year.
2 £9.93 Potential to earn £600 per year.

Bonus Scheme

The scheme recognises and rewards for excellent service, great driving, not being late, not damaging vehicles or property etc.  (This is worth an additional 23p per hour based on 220 hrs worked per month)

LEARNING TO BECOME A COACH AND BUS DRIVER. 

If you want to become a coach or bus driver as a career choice, then you've come to the right place. All you need is a clean driving licence that you’ve held for more than (5?) years.  Our training school takes recruits from scratch and teaches everything you need to know to become a successful, highly skilled and professional vocational PCV driver. We employ professional instructors who have many years’ experience in helping our new recruits through the process of learning to drive and most importantly the process of becoming a successful coach and bus driver.  
Hourly rates for trainees are provided in the tables below and will be in effect as of 1st April 2019.

 

So, if you are looking for a new opportunity, you love driving and thrive on giving great customer service, PCV licence or not, we want to hear from you!

 

 

READ ALL ABOUT BEING A DRIVER AT JOHNSONS

Based in Henley-in-Arden we offer varied and rewarding work with a competitive salary and comprehensive training.

Click here to read our Driver Information Pack which inlcudes the following;

  • An introduction to Johnsons
  • An introduction to what it's like to be a driver at Johnsons
  • Training guide
  • Uniforms
  • Pension Schemes
  • Holidays
  • Telematic Systems

 

To apply, it's as easy as 1, 2, 3;

1. Download our driver application form

2. Fill in the application form

3. Send us your application form along with your covering letter to Nicole Smith, details below;
By post: Johnsons Coaches, Liveridge House, Liveridge Hill, Henley in Arden, B95 5QS
By email: info@johnsonscoaches.co.uk


If you require any further infomation, please contact Dave Williams our Training Manager for further details about our driver packages.

Dave WIlliams: T: 01564 797075 E: dave.williams@johnsonscoaches.co.uk

(Please note, Dave can often be out on the road training our new drivers, so if he doesn't answer, pop over an email or contact Nicole Smith on 01564 797056. )

We look forward to hearing from you.

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Current Vacancies

Fully Qualified Coach Drivers (Full Time & Part Time)

Working as a coach driver isn’t just another driving job. To become a professional Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) driver, as well as having excellent driving skills, you need to be passionate about customer service, love working with the immense variety of people who travel with us and be able to stay calm under pressure.
For hourly pay rates which will be in place from the 1st April 2019, please see Pay Grades table on the left. Please note that we run a bonus scheme on top of this. 

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Trainee Drivers

If you want to become a coach or bus driver then you've come to the right place. We have a training school that takes recruits from scratch and teaches you everything you need to know in the industry. We employ professional instructors who have many years’ experience in helping you through the process of learning to drive.
From the 1st April 2019, Trainee Hourly pay rates start at £9.10, this will increase to £9.65 once you have passed your PCV licence test and other required tests. Please note that we run a bonus scheme on top of this. 

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Qualified Bus Drivers

We are looking for friendly, smart and professional drivers who are fully qualified and are enthusiastic about customers service.
At Johnsons we believe that driving a bus is not just another driving job, it's also about customer engagement, so if you're looking for a company who are enthusiastic about driving and customer satisfaction, then Johnsons will be for you. 
Hourly rate: £8.89 an hour. 
Application details on the left. 

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