Professional Bus Drivers

Published on Wednesday, August 18, 2021

We are recruiting Professional Bus Drivers to join us in delivering a quality customer service. We are looking for people who will operate our buses safely and efficiently and who will make every effort to ensure our customers have a positive experience of Dublin Bus.

Employee Benefits

  • An enviable level of job security 
  • Career Development 
  • Pension scheme
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Medical (GP) Scheme
  • Subsidised Travel facilities
  • Public Service Credit Union
  • Income Continuance protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Mentoring programme
  • Education Support Scheme
  • Sports and Social Clubs – gyms in each depot
  • Canteen facilities
  • Safe Driving Bonus and Attendance Bonus

Salaries & Work Patterns

Salaries begin at €632.05 per week (4-day week inclusive of shift and Sunday premium), increasing to €859.62 (5-day week inclusive of shift and Sunday premium). 

These roles operate scheduled services covering late shifts on a 4-day week from Thursday to Monday with the opportunity to progress to a 5-day week with rotating shifts. Initial training and mentoring is provided as well as on-going training and development (including periodic CPC).

Recruitment and selection process 

As part of the recruitment process, all candidates will need to successfully complete each stage listed below. Further information can be found on our E-Recruitment Site

Stage 1 Online application form

Stage 2 Online assessment 

Stage 3 Driving Assessment and Competency based interview 

Stage 4 Pre-Employment Medical 

Stage 5 References 

Stage 6 Application review 

On appointment (following a probationary period of 12 months) we will offer you a wide range of benefits including either a company pension scheme or a PRSA pension scheme, a subsidised medical scheme, free bus travel and concessionary rail travel.

How to Apply 

Please read our information booklet which can be found here to ensure you are familiar with the application process. 

Applications without scans of required documents (licences, CPC cards etc.) will not be processed.  

You can apply via visit the below site which list all current vacancies. It also lists what essential criteria are required. Select “Search” this will display all open vacancies .

Dublin Bus E-Recruitment Site

Closing date for applications is Thursday 30 June 2022.

Data Retention and your legal rights:
Applications will be kept for 18 months in line with our Data Retention PolicyTo exercise your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Acts 1988-2018, please email 

Dublin Bus is an equal opportunities employer.

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