Galloway is the leading coach, bus and tour operator in East Anglia with 50 years' experience in arranging school tours and day excursions to Europe. We currently have the following vacancies across the Group.
New opportunities for PCV drivers
Galloway Coach Travel are looking for experienced PCV drivers to join our friendly locally owned company.
Candidates will need a full class D PCV Driving Licence and must hold a digital tachograph.
We provide a range of work opportunities; Whether you are an experienced tour and private hire driver and enjoy travelling to somewhere different every day, if you would prefer operating routes further afield that are similar on a daily basis or something regular serving our local community, we have something to suit everyone.
As well as a variety of work we offer excellent rates of pay including an hourly performance bonus to recognise exceptional driving standards and enhanced weekend and night working rates.
Full and part time positions available to operate:
National Express routes.
Private hire and tour
Schools & Contracts
Benefits at a glance:
Unsociable hours payment for working on a Saturday, Sunday and Monday to Friday between 2100-0500hrs.
Friendly locally owned company
Opportunities to move to other types of work
Pay Bonus scheme
Set working days in advance
If you think you have what it takes to join one of Suffolks leading coach operators then contact us today.
Salary: Up to £18.30 per hour
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Trainee PCV Coach Driver
We are looking for smart, professional people to join our busy team as trainee P.C.V Drivers.
Dictate your own destiny! Are you looking for a career change? Do you want a new challenge? Do you enjoy travelling to new destinations? Perhaps you prefer a more unvaried role? Whatever your preference coach driving is guaranteed to have something to offer you.
We want to find the next generation of Coach Drivers and train you to achieve your professional PCV licence through our dedicated company training school.
We ask that you possess a clean Category B licence and be able to pass the relevant medical test and qualify for a professional Category D licence. Good customer service skills are essential but we will teach you the rest!
Potential candidates will be required to:
Train for their PCV Driving Licence and be willing to undertake your CPC driver qualification.
Be conversant with and adhere to the Company's Health & Safety policies, and take responsibility for your own safety and that of colleagues and passengers.
Be able to turn up for work reliably & punctually.
Be courteous, polite, cheerful & answer passenger queries.
Show commitment to your role, be able to work alone and be supportive of your colleagues.
Undertake daily walk round checks for each vehicle driven, filling in defect sheet for each, and ensuring that buses are safe and fit for service
Have a clean driving record, free from any recent accidents.
Be trustworthy with company monies and other property.
Job Type / Category
Galloway is a leading coach, bus and tour operator in East Anglia with 50 years' experience in arranging school tours and day excursions to Europe as well as providing local factory and school services and Express coach services in to London.
Financial support through your training
Performance related hourly rate enhancement
Enhanced rates of pay for night and weekend work
28 days holiday each year
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £10.50/ hour whilst training rising to up to £18.30 per hour dependant on role and hours worked.
We are looking to recruit a skilled PSV / HGV Mechanic to work at our Mendlesham depot with our small team of engineers.
If you are semi-skilled, further training courses can be provided which will further enhance you in your career.
Availability to start: Immediate
Job Type / Category
The successful candidate will be responsible for the on-going repair and maintenance on a varied fleet of buses and coaches.
Undertaking vehicle maintenance, servicing, running repairs and body work
Prompt repair of all defective vehicles to the highest standard
Ensure vehicles are maintained in accordance with the Company Operators Licence guidelines
Ensure all repairs to company vehicles are carried out in a timely manner
Have an ability to work to the highest Health & Safety standards
Prep & Presentation for DVSA tests
Required Education, Skills and Qualifications
PCV licence holder desirable although training is available for the right candidate
Overtime opportunities available
Free bus travel on Galloway buses and discounts on Galloway day excursions and holidays
Job Type: Full-time
Hours: 45 hour week including out of hours on call cover
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Up to £17.00 per hour