Professional Bus Drivers

Published on Friday, November 09, 2018

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.

Applicants must have the following criteria:

B Licence Applicants

  • A valid driving licence Catergory B (for a minimum of 2 years) with no endorsements
  • A valid D licence Learner Permit
  • A vaild CPC Bus Case Study sheet (Please note, the CPC bus case study is only valid for a period of 2 years from its date of issue.)

D Licence Applicants

  • Full category Irish D licence
  • Up to date valid driver qualification card, category D (CPC card)
  • An up-to-date copy from the online CPC Driver Portal as proof that your CPC is up-to-date, go to www.rsa.ie, click on Professional Drivers, Driver CPC and My CPC

Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills and fluency in English, both written and spoken. Candidates will be required to do a written assessment, pass the Garda Vetting process, pass a preliminary driving skills test, a competency based interview, and pass a pre-employment medical examination.

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).

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.

To Apply Online follow the below 3 steps

  1. Right click on this application form and save the form to your desktop.
  2. Ensure you have the latest version of Adobe Reader to fill out the form, download here.
  3. Submit your completed application form using the submit button at the end of the form or email it to busdriverrecruitment@dublinbus.ie and please put Professional Bus Driver in the subject line.

The online form must be completed in full or it will not be processed.

Closing date for applications is 31 January 2019.

Data Retention and your legal rights:
Applications will be kept for one year in the event of new vacancies arising.  To exercise your right to be forgotten please email dataprotection@dublinbus.ie.

Dublin Bus is an equal opportunities employer.

Route Planner
Travelling From
Going To
Plan My Route

Timetables
Search by
Search by route
Search by
Search by place