Metroline

Starting your career journey with Metroline

Metroline employees reflect the rich, cultural diversity of the community in which we operate our business.

As a business service, we ensure all our staff, operational or non-operational, understand that the two most important things to Metroline are customers and colleagues.

 

Your personal development matters to us

If you become a Metroline employee, you will be offered a whole range of training and development. To Metroline, training is not just for new recruits. We see investment in skills and educational opportunities as a necessity, not a luxury, and we go out of our way to ensure we provide ongoing development opportunities for all staff.

female driver driving bus

Our ultimate objective is to raise the profile and status of the bus driver and we strongly believe that investment in training and education is essential to achieving this.

Please find a link which includes videos, images of drivers and buses and images of theirsu recent recruitment campaign. I have also attached a leaflet highlighting the benefits.

Shift lengths and work patterns to suit you!

Drivers

When you become a Metroline bus driver you are also starting a career that offers great flexibility, with a range of excellent benefits and huge opportunity for growth.

While in training, you will receive £11.95 per hour. After learning with our expert trainers and passing your PCV licence modules, you will earn £13.88 per hour, Mon-Fri as a basic* and up to £17.76 per hour on weekends in year one alone.

Your salary will rise with length of service, to as much as £17.22 per hour basic after three years, with the potential of up to £20.38 per hour on the weekend (overtime).

If you already hold a PCV driving licence when you join us, you could earn £17.22 per hour straight away depending on experience, with even higher rates on weekends.

*basic starting salary without overtime.

What we can offer you

  • Paid training to get your PCV licence worth over £6k
  • Salary starting from £13.88 per hour depending on your shift pattern and pro-rata for part time hours
  • Current PCV license holders could start on £17.22 per hour depending on experience
  • Company Pension
  • Free Bus and Tube travel for you and one other*
  • Health & Wellbeing Programme
  • Opportunities for overtime
  • Full time and part time opportunities available
  • Employee Benefit Scheme
  • 24 hour Employee support line
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Free Uniform
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme

* free travel pass is provided by TfL and is subject to terms

What we need from you

  • Hold a full driver’s licence, with at least one year’s UK driving experience*
  • Current Right to work in the UK with minimum of 13 months remaining
  • Ability to work shift patterns
  • Hold a current PCV licence & DQC or be prepared to train for one
  • Enjoy working with people and delivering high levels of customer service

* Applicants with 6 penalty points may be considered on an individual basis.

Engineers

Starting your career journey with Metroline

  • Are you looking for a change of environment and great atmosphere to work in?
  • Have you ever considered working for an advanced bus company?

If the answer is ‘YES’ to both these questions then become part of one of the best engineering teams in the country.

We are seeking highly competent and motivated Vehicle Technicians (all trades, Engineers and Mechanics) for our nine engineering facilities to meet the challenges of working with superior low floor technologically advanced vehicles.

What we need from you

To join our engineering team you ideally have completed a recognised apprenticeship with a relevant NVQ/City and Guilds qualification in vehicle mechanical, bodywork and electrical engineering and have at least 4 years relevant experience. In addition you will enjoy the challenge of working with colleagues focused on excellence and contribute to ensuring the highest possible standards are set and maintained in our fleet.

 

bus in front of St Paul's in London

What we can offer you

  • Excellent pay and working conditions
  • Development opportunities
  • Free bus & tube travel*

Staff are expected to work shifts in these positions.

*free travel pass is provided by TfL and is subject to terms and conditions

Our Central Engineering and Logistics Facility (CELF) is a state of the art engineering base for all of Metroline’s major engineering works. Containing the industry’s latest technology and machinery; working and training at this centre is an opportunity no engineer can afford to miss.

Support Roles

Starting your career journey with Metroline

  • Are you looking for a change of environment and great atmosphere to
    work in?
  • Have you ever considered working for a London bus company?

If the answer is ‘YES’ to both these questions then become part of one of the best bus companies in the country.

We are seeking highly competent and motivated management and support personnel.

female driver sitting at the wheel

What we need from you

You will enjoy the challenge of supporting our colleagues in driving and engineering and contribute to ensuring the highest possible standards are set and maintained in everything you do.

What we can offer you

  • Excellent pay and working conditions
  • Development opportunities
  • Free bus & tube travel*

*free travel pass is provided by TfL and is subject to terms and conditions

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