Career Opportunities

Join Our Team - current vacancies at Preston Bus are listed below. 

For all vacancies, please download an application form. Return completed application forms to Preston Bus Ltd., 221 Deepdale Road, Preston, PR1 6NY. 

Successful applicants will be invited for an assessment. This comprises a formal interview, tests on mathematics, English language and the Highway Code. For driving positions, a driving assessment is also undertaken.

Due to high volumes of applications we are unable to reply to every applicant. Unfortunately, if you haven't heard from us within 28 days of your application, you have not been successful this time.

 

Hallmark Coaches - Coach Driver (Preston & Blackpool)

Hallmark Coaches, the coaching division of Preston Bus, are recruiting coach drivers for both Preston and Blackpool depots.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic driver for all types of coaching work, including excursions, private hire and rail replacement.

The successful applicant will be required to work flexibly, as this position requires working weekends and occasional late nights. A full PCV licence and CPC card is required. In return, we offer competitive rates of pay, generous holiday entitlement and access to the company pension scheme and travel scheme. 

To discuss this vacany further, please contact the Hallmark Coaches manager, James Crook-Williams. 

 

Trainee PCV Drivers (Preston)

You are motivated, committed, enthusiastic and interested in helping our customers get to where they need to be.

Preston Bus offers a complete training scheme that will train you up to be a successful and professional bus driver. You will have a full manual car licence, which you have held for at least two years, with no more than three penalty points. Driving a bus in passenger service is a challenging but rewarding job; one you will feel entirely confident in after completing our comprehensive training programme. You will earn a qualification for life, and CPC refresher training will be delivered in house over the period of your employment. 

We are a great company to work for where people stay. Out staff tell us they are proud to work here and would recommend working with us to people they know.

Once training has been completed, you can expect to earn a minimum of £327 per week. Our drivers can earn up to £500 per week including overtime. We also offer generous holiday entitlement, good terms and conditions and access to the company pension scheme. Employees, their spouses and children are entitled to free local bus travel. 

To apply, download the application form above, and return to our Deepdale Road depot.

 

Qualified PCV Drivers (Preston & Blackpool)

Due to our continued expansion in the area, we are looking for qualified PCV drivers to operate our network of local bus services in and around Preston and Blackpool. 

We have a range of rosters to suit members of staff, along with competitive rates of pay. Our drivers can earn up to £500 per week including overtime. We also offer generous holiday entitlement, good terms and conditions and access to the company pension scheme. Employees, their spouses and children are entitled to free local bus travel. Applicants are required to have a full PCV licence and CPC qualification card.

We are a great company to work for where people stay. Out staff tell us they are proud to work here and would recommend working with us to people they know.

To apply, download the above application form, and return to our Deepdale Road depot. 

 

Shift Fitter & Evening Fitter

We are looking for outstanding individuals to join our team, and help us continue to deliver a quality service to our customers.

  • You enjoy working within a demanding, fast paced environment.
  • You are an enthusiastic, dedicated self-starter, happy to work on your own initiative, and you also work well as a member of a team.
  • You work in a safe and responsible manner.

 

Experience in a commerial workshop environment is essential. Competitive rates of pay and good working conditions are offered. 

To discuss this vacany further, please contact Regional Engineering Manager, Les Jones. To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter to Preston Bus Limited, 221 Deepdale Road, Preston, PR1 6NY. 

 

Opportunities elsewhere in Rotala Group 

Preston Bus is part of the Rotala group. Please see the below links for further opportunities:

Rotala Head Office

Diamond Bus North West (Atherton)

Diamond Bus (Midlands)

Wessex Bus (Bristol)