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Network Planner

Posted by | 20/02/2020 |

“An opportunity has arisen for a new Network Planner within the Passenger Transport Unit. The role will support the Network and Travel Planning team to implement the county council’s Local Transport Plan 4.

Forecasts predict that by 2050, the population of Hertfordshire will have grown by around 400,000 to over 1.5m, having a major impact on traffic congestion and journey times, particularly during peak travel periods. To date, over 30 Air Quality Management Areas have been designated, and obesity costs the county an estimated £404 million per year.

The role seeks to make Hertfordshire’s transport network more sustainable, increasing opportunities for residents to travel to school or work by public transport, facilitating behaviour change, and reducing reliance on single-occupancy cars

The Network Planner will play an essential role in the management of the Hertfordshire’s network of contracted local bus services. The post-holder will be planning bus services and keeping timetables under continual review in response to the evolving context in which they operate, be it operators’ proposals for their own commercial services, changing levels of congestion or the availability of funding. The workload is varied, dynamic and high profile, with substantial public and political visibility.

Training and support will be provided to the successful candidate, but this role requires an individual with relevant experience in the bus industry, a genuine passion for passenger transport issues, and a desire to support the county council’s ambitions for a shift to sustainable transport modes.

Please note that occasional travel is expected with this role.

Please contact Jacob Wing or Guy Brigden for more information on 01992 588617.

Closing Date: 1st March 2020

Interview Date: 5th & 6th March 2020

How to apply: Click here

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Vehicle Engineer (Crawley)

Posted by | 07/02/2020 |

Based at Metrobus – Crawley

 

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced vehicle engineer who will be responsible for undertaking all manner of work required to maintain a fleet of public service vehicles to the Company and VOSA standards and present them for annual test. The role involves working 39 hours per week, current hours are Monday – Thursday 06:00 – 14:30 (06:00 – 13:30 Fridays) then 09:30 – 18:00 Monday – Thursday (09:30 – 17:00 Friday) alternating weekly. These hours might change if the business requires.

 

The main duties for the role are:

 

  • Carrying out planned maintenance inspections, servicing and mot preparation.
  • Quality checking and presenting vehicles for annual test.
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed correctly, including but not limited to, 24 hour sheets, running repair records, vehicle defect cards, stores paperwork and maintenance documents
  • To adhere to Company policies and be fully aware of their Health & Safety responsibilities and the relevant regulations

 

We are looking for an individual who has the following:

 

  • A full manual driving licence giving entitlement to drive in the UK.  A PCV licence is desirable although if the applicant does not have a PCV licence they must be willing to achieve this
  • Relevant recognised engineering qualification including the IRTEC accreditation is preferred
  • Previous experience of working with large passenger type vehicles would be an advantage alternatively experience working with commercial vehicles
  • A flexible approach with respect of working hours and tasks undertaken
  • Good communication and team working skills, able to work with others and build relationships
  • Ability to work without close supervision, taking ownership and pride in your work

 

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please submit a covering letter outlining your suitability for this post, your current salary and your CV to Chris Leach, Engineering Manager, by email to chris.leach@buses.co.uk.

 

Closing date for applications:  6th March 2020

 

Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company Limited is an equal opportunity employer.

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Assistant Service Delivery Manager (Bournemouth)

Posted by | 03/02/2020 |

Salary: £30,000+ per annum plus an attractive benefits package

Location: Bournemouth.

 

Join our friendly team in one of the most beautiful parts of the country AND take on a really interesting role at the same time.

 

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Main point of contact for bus drivers for performance, welfare and conduct matters
  • Coach and role model to drivers, mentors, supervisors and support staff
  • Part of a wider Management Team, helping to drive the business forward
  • Overseeing Allocations, ensuring that driver systems and processes are compliant as well as business friendly
  • Part of the selection panel for driver recruitment
  • Deputising for the Service Delivery Manager in his absence

 

The successful candidate will have excellent people skills and be an effective leader who is an excellent role model. You will need experience of coaching and managing staff. A formal HR qualification would be useful, however this is not essential. You will however need significant experience in operations in a transport company, ideally buses and coaches.

 

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to:  victoria.head@yellowbuses.co.uk 

Deadline: 28th February 2020

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Dial-A-Ride Driver Attendants (Across London) – D1 licence required

Posted by | 23/01/2020 |

Across London

Flat rate of £24,282 during training, then £26,031 – £31,820 dependent on shift pattern

Full-time, permanent roles

Giving your passengers real independence

If someone is unable to walk, drive or take public transport, Dial-a-Ride is here to help. Our accessible minibus service has supported older people – and those with disabilities – for nearly four decades now. We help our passengers move from door to door, which means that shops, medical appointments, friends and faith groups are all within reach. What’s more, we provide people with what can be a vital social contact during the journey.

On Youtube, we have short video – “Transport for London – London Dial-a-Ride Driver Attendant” which gives a real flavour of what it’s like to work as one our Driver Attendants. As you can see, it’s a role which calls for empathy and a real understanding of people with mobility issues.

A safe and reliable journey

You’ll be responsible for one of our vehicles, assisting passengers in and out of the bus and ensuring they travel to and from agreed points safely. This clearly means following appropriate procedures for using equipment, manual handling and transferring wheelchair passengers to their fixed seat in the vehicle.

Driving to safe and professional standards, you will also be confident in undertaking vehicle checks and reporting any defects. You’ll take responsibility for refuelling and undertaking basic maintenance, such as putting air in tyres and topping up oil and water as required. We’ll also ask you to keep to a clear schedule and maintain accurate journey records, while making use of a mobile data terminal, which will update you with information in real time.

Specific skills and abilities we look for

The nature of the job means that you’ll be securing passengers with seatbelts and using various specialist mechanisms for securing wheelchairs too. This means that you’ll need to be able to stoop, bend, twist, crouch down to the ground and reach up to a height. It’s also essential that you have a D1 driving licence, no more than 3 points on your licence, strong communication skills and a good standard of written and spoken English.

We require every Dial-a-Ride Driver Attendant to have a clean, enhanced DBS. You should be over 21, with at least two years’ driving experience.

Please Note: Anyone who passed a car-driving test on or after 1st January 1997 will not have category D1 on their licence. Anyone who passed their car-driving test before 1st January 1997 will have category D1 on their licence. To check what vehicles your licence allows you to drive please visit the Government website “viewdrivingrecord.service”. . You will need your driving licence number and NI number to complete this search.

What we offer in return

As well as the satisfaction that comes from assisting people with mobility issues get around London, we can promise training in Dial-a-Ride, emergency first aid, dementia awareness and hazard perception. We offer a well-paid, permanent, full-time job and an excellent set of benefits including:

free travel for you on the TfL network; 75% discount on National Rail Season Ticket and interest-free loan; tax-efficient childcare payments; tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme; retail, health, leisure and travel offers; and discounted Eurostar travel.

To apply, please visit our website spark.adobe.com/page/ZBzzZzrujzc9j

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status. We strive to reflect the city that we serve and we look forward to receiving a ‘diverse’ range of applications. We want our workforce to accurately reflect the richly diverse community of London.

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Network and Forward Planning Officer (Hertford)

Posted by | 18/11/2019 |

An opportunity has arisen for a new Network and Forward Planning Officer within the Passenger Transport Unit. The role will support the Network and Travel Planning team to implement the county council’s Local Transport Plan 4.

 

Forecasts predict that by 2050, the population of Hertfordshire will have grown by around 400,000 to over 1.5m, having a major impact on traffic congestion and journey times, particularly during peak travel periods. To date, over 30 Air Quality Management Areas have been designated, and obesity costs the county an estimated £404 million per year.

 

The role seeks to make Hertfordshire’s transport network more sustainable, increasing opportunities for residents to travel to school or work by public transport, facilitating behaviour change, and reducing reliance on single-occupancy cars.

 

The role of the Network and Forward Planning Officer is to work with the planning process to secure developer commitments and financial contributions which maximise sustainable access and ensure sustainable options are considered at the earliest design stages. The post-holder will also engage in bus network planning, with responsibilities for supporting the planning, procurement and contract management of the county’s network of contracted local bus services.

 

The role is very varied and fast-paced with regular deadlines, and requires someone who is comfortable working with people across multiple teams and organisations, and is committed to the outcomes of sustainable transport.

 

For more information please contact Jacob Wing or Guy Brigden on 01992 588617.

Closing Date – 8th December 2019

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Commercial Manager (South West)

Posted by | 18/11/2019 |

We’ve got a great commercial team in the South West who are responsible for ensuring our services deliver what they need to from a customer, colleague and community perspective.
All they need is someone to lead them forward – and that’s where you come in.

 

Our marvellous Commercial Manager is hanging up his boots to enjoy a well-earned retirement, and thus we need someone equally-marvellous to take the team forward.
And it’s a pretty important role in our business to say the least!
The team design and shape our network across the whole of the OpCo location, developing profitable and deliverable solutions to commercial opportunities – so ultimately you’ll be a key part of our commercial success.

That will involve:

  • Leading on network & planning control – getting the right balance between stakeholders, costs and revenues.
  • Corporate planning – analysing customer and revenue data to both maintain and improve business performance.
  • Working collaboratively on contract work and tender bids

 

In terms of the business, Stagecoach South West is a great one to be part of. Head-officed in Exeter and crossing from the north Devon coast to the south, our near-1,200 colleagues make sure our 30.9 million customer journeys across both city and rural operations (including our flagship Falcon service)

With depots in depots at Barnstaple, Plymouth, Torquay, Paignton and Exeter, we’re an integral part of the communities which we serve, connecting people through over 18 million miles of routes across Devon.

If you’re looking for a career-making opportunity, you’d be hard-pushed to find anything better!

There’s a couple of things we’ll need from you…

 

  • The most important thing we need (not to sound demanding!) is the people piece- you’ll be a natural when it comes to supporting the team from the front.
  • We’ll also need that underpinning knowledge of networking planning within the transport industry – be that bus or any other modality for that matter.

 

And the rest we can figure out together!

 

So if we’ve piqued your interest and you’re keen to add value to our business, submit your application to:

Paul Clark

Operations Director

Stagecoach South West

Matford Park Road

Exeter

EX2 8FD

Closing date Friday 6th December 2019

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Full And Part Time PCV Drivers (Lincolnshire)

Posted by | 20/03/2019 |

Looking for your next career adventure?

 

If you’ve got a PCV licence PC Coaches may have the job for you … like driving, seeing different places and meeting new people then why not be paid to do something you enjoy!!

 

We are a family run business and have got vacancies for full and part time PCV Drivers at all our depots across Lincolnshire. Whether it be schools, local service work, private hire work or even Tours we have a variety of work we can offer.

 

AND, even if you haven’t got a PCV licence, … don’t worry, we offer training too!

 

Come join our team at PC Coaches, Lincolnshire’s Largest Independent Operator.

 

To apply or find out more, call us on Lincoln 533605 and ask for Sarah or Phil.

 

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PCV Drivers (Watford)

Posted by | 06/02/2019 |

PCV Drivers wanted in Watford, best rates in Hertfordshire up to £14 per hour, school contracts and private hire. All vehicle are in general under 3 years old. From 16 seat minibuses up to 70 seat coaches.

To apply for this role please send a CV and Covering Letter to info@metcoaches.co.uk