Careers with Newport Bus

Newport Transport is a great place to work and it is a great time to join our amazing business. To apply for a vacancy - please complete the simple application form at the bottom of this page.

Full Time Bus Driver

Newport Bus has a number of driving positions open as the shopping centres, schools and offices are getting back to normal. Apply today for a chance to join the green team. - application at the bottom of the page.

Further details on the bus driver position at Newport Transport can be found here.

If you are a qualified PCV driver or looking to become a bus driver, we would like to hear from you. The bus driver job main duties include:

  • Transporting passengers safely, whilst providing professional customer care to each passenger; 
  • Delivering a friendly welcome on board, answering queries and serving a diverse range of passengers (training provided)
  • Issuing tickets and receiving payment of the exact fares in line with the pricing structure (no cash handling)
  • Portraying a high-quality image of the company to passengers, other road users and the public

Full time is a minimum of 38 hours – The hours are varied shifts, 5 days over 7 (includes weekend working).
Applicants will need to have a PCV licence and a valid CPC in place and can start immediately. Non-qualified drivers will require a provisional PCV driving licence and to undertake the full training.

Read about Sarah, one of our lady drivers explaining why she chose driving as a career - Interview with a lady bus driver

To apply or to enquire further about the bus driver position, fill the form at the bottom of the page or email your CV to [email protected]


In addition, we are always interested to hear from you for any of the positions below. 

Mini-Bus Driver

Fancy being a mini-bus driver? We are always looking for drivers for our school contracts and other private hires. The positions available are part-time to match the school schedules (20 hrs a week) and are term-time only. Overtime is available.

All you require is a minimum of 1-year clean driving licence. We provide full training for the Passenger Carrying Vehicle (PCV) licence and Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC). Alternatively, if you hold a full current PCV licence and an up-to-date DQC card, you’re welcome to apply.

The applicant should be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills, enjoy working on their own whilst being part of a team.

Car Technician

If you are an experienced technician/mechanic, please get in touch using the form below.

You will require to have a minimum NVQ3 qualification in light mechanic and will have experience of working on various makes of cars, servicing, fault finding and carrying out required repairs quickly and efficiently. It is essential that you can work using your own initiative. It would be beneficial to be a qualified MOT tester for classes 4, 5 and 7 vehicles. However, this is not essential as full training can be arranged for the right candidate.

PCV/HGV Engineer

Our buses need care and attention and therefore if you are an experienced PCV/HGV specialist technician mechanic and are interested in joining our team at our garage on Corporation Road, please get in touch.

Engineers are an essential part of the team. They are responsible for ensuring our fleet of vehicles are safe for our customers and meet regulatory standards as a minimum. Our expanding workshop also has third-party customers who use our engineering services for their vehicles. You will need:
- experience in working within PCV or HGV vehicle engineering with a C&G Level 3 or equivalent NVQ qualification - excellent diagnostic skills
- the ability to carry out repairs efficiently
- capable of inspecting vehicles to both DVSA and company standards
- working under their own initiative

An HGV/PCV licence and IRTEC accreditation would be an advantage; however, these are not essential as training can be given for the right candidate.

In return the company offers:

Competitive Salary
Company pension scheme with added benefits
Free bus travel for yourself, your partner and eligible children (saving of £350 for annual child pass for example!)
Discounted gym memberships and others
Up to 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays), 33 days after 5 years service
Excellent development opportunities

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