Travel Assistant

Published on Thursday, April 08, 2021

Dublin Bus and Travel Assistant Roger have to date, helped over 1,200 people with disabilities to negotiate the public transport networks of the capital, giving them freedom to travel.

Established in 2008, the Travel Assistance Scheme helps people with disabilities to gain the confidence and skills necessary to use Dublin Bus and/or the Luas and DART in their daily lives. 

To highlight this life-changing and free service, and to acknowledge Roger’s work to date, a short video was put together to demonstrate the value of this service. The video can be viewed here

Recent years has seen increased demand for the service and two additional Travel Assistants have been added to the team. Dublin Bus now wants more people to join our team to empower more people with disabilities to use public transport. 

Essential Criteria

All applicants must meet these requirements below. 

  • A minimum of 5 years experience working with people with disabilities. 
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and fluency in English.
  • Have a good knowledge of Dublin City’s transport network
  • Be willing to work in an outdoor enviroment 

Application process and how to apply

This role profile, outlines the main duties and responsibilities required for the role. Please ensure you read this in detail before applying. The recruitment process will involve the following steps. 

  1. Shortlisting applicants
  2. First round video interview via Microsoft Teams
  3. Second round in person interview
  4. Pre-Employment Medical
  5. Garda Vetting

In order to apply, please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to and  please put "Travel Assistant" in the subject line.

Closing date Friday 30 April 2021.

Data Retention and your legal rights:

Applications will be kept for 18 months in line with our Data Retention Policy.
To 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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