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Current Vacancies

Bus Drivers

Closing date: 30 June 2024

Location: Dublin

Dublin Bus is the largest Public Transport provider in Ireland with over 144 million passenger journeys in 2023.

Our purpose is to deliver high quality public transport services which meet the needs of people, support the economic growth of our city and also meet our social and environmental aspirations which are representative of a progressive European capital city.

Dublin Bus is a provider of sustainable mobility solutions. We are committed to the reduction of emissions, congestion, and energy usage.

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.

Minimum Requirements
Car Licence Applicants

  • A valid Category B Irish car licence (for a minimum of 2 years) with no endorsements 


Bus 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, click on Professional Drivers, click on Driver CPC then click on My CPC.

All applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills and fluency in English, both written and spoken.

Please note if you do not have the minimum criteria your application will not be considered. Please read the information sheet for bus driving applicants carefully prior to applying for the role.

€839.76 per week increasing to €972.31 (six-year pay scale, 5-day week inclusive of shift and Sunday premium) from 01 January 2024.

New drivers will operate scheduled services covering a 5-day week with rotating shifts (including night service).

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.

How to Apply
Apply at Dublin Bus E-Recruitment Site. Click the "Search" button at the bottom of the page. Click on Professional Bus Driver.

If you are having problems submitting your bus driver application online, please contact [email protected], we will provide you with assistance to submit your application form.

Alternatively, you can apply by filling out a pdf application form; To apply using a pdf application follow the below steps;
1. Open the form, download the application in a pdf format and save the application to your desktop.
2. Submit your completed application form using the submit button at the end of the form or save the form and send it in an email it to [email protected].

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

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 [email protected].

Dublin Bus is an equal opportunities employer.