We are looking for engaging, customer-focused people to join our team of drivers in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth. 

Looking for a customer service role with a twist?  Do you have a standard car license?
Take your skill set on the road and learn more about becoming a Bus Driver!

If you are based in Sydney or Perth, we can provide you with free training to upgrade your car license to a heavy vehicle license. In Brisbane, we welcome applications from people who have an existing MR license or above.

 

Watch the videos featured below to meet other drivers who have completed our program or download our brochure to learn more.

Find out about training, career pathways and what a day in the life of a bus driver is. This could be the career change you have been looking for! 


FAQs

We accept candidates with a car license only in Sydney and Perth. Our trainee bus driver program will assist you to gain the relevant license to drive a bus. Our extended program is designed to get you confident and competent behind the wheel with no previous bus driving experience. You are paid from Day 1 of the program. 

In Queensland, we welcome applications from people who hold an MR License or above.

The training is a mixture of classroom-based training and on the road practical training. You can expect to work closely with a trainer to develop your skill and expertise driving a bus! During the induction program you will also learn a lot about Transdev and our customer centric processes. Last but not least,  there will be a huge focus on safety as this is at the core of everything we do. 

 

Once you complete your induction don’t expect your training to stop! Bus Drivers receive training at regular intervals to ensure your skills stay up to date! 

Great question! Everyone asks this so we made this informative video featuring one of our Melbourne bus drivers, Jade, to show you what a day in the life of a bus driver entails. 

Each Transdev business comes with its own set of benefits, however here are a few things you might expect working for Transdev:

·         Top industry rates & allowances

·         Great earning potential with a lot of opportunity to work overtime

·         Fantastic Health & Wellbeing programs

·         Supportive managers and an inclusive environment

·         Growth and career opportunities

·         Annual bonuses, leave entitlements and ability to purchase leave

 

·         Excellent Parental Leave program 

Transdev have a range of opportunities available. Bus Drivers can go on to work in our Operations team managing groups of Drivers themselves or helping coordinate our buses in the Operations Control Centre. Bus Driving is just the start really we have a range of roles available supporting our business everything from safety to human resources! Meet Misho from our Sydney bus team – in this video he shares his journey as a casual bus driver – he didn’t expect years later he would be leading a team on one of our busiest transport networks. 

Our application process is mostly online and includes an initial driving skills assessment.  See graphic below for a timeline of our application process for bus drivers, which typically takes 4 weeks. 

 

 

 

Yes, we require all our new drivers to be vaccinated.

Meet Rachel - from office life to hitting the road

Rachel was enjoying her job but often thought of trying something with more flexibility and variety. One day she caught a TV story on female bus drivers and thought she would back herself and start a new chapter. She hasn't looked back.

Meet Melissa & Wayde

Wayde was looking to start a new career chapter and was always interested in driving. For Melissa, the "freedom of being out on the road is what gets me to work every day". Our two Sydney Journey Makers share what it's like to train as a new driver.

This brochure gives you an overview of what it’s like to work for Transdev, the training required and what to expect in your first month as Transdev bus driver.  

It provides some more detail on shift patterns and future career pathways and opportunities for drivers.

Brochure: Becoming a Bus Driver

Download the brochure