• Urban Bus Driving (Part Time) - Christchurch - #2283

    We have positions available from early November for Professional Bus Drivers at our Birmingham Drive and Maces Rd, Christchurch Depots to fill the following role:

    Part Time Urban Driver (hours and days to be worked per week are a minimum of two shifts (6 hours per week) up to five shifts (about 20 hours per week). Most shifts cover morning and afternoon peak commuter runs, but one weekend day is required to be worked.

    You may be in a current heavy vehicle driving role, transitioning to retirement, and looking to reduce your hours to match, or you want a driving role that is less physically demanding. You may also be studying and available to work a few shifts a week during the academic year and longer hours in term breaks.

    We are looking for highly motivated individuals who enjoy interacting with the public and have a genuine passion for providing great customer service.

    You will be trained to achieve high standards in all parts of your work including great customer service and safe driving practices.


    You will be responsible for

    • providing a high standard of customer service.
    • safely operating a public passenger vehicle
    • ensuring a safe and comfortable customer journey in accordance with bus timetables
    • issuing tickets and handling cash.

    The boxes you'll tick 

    • Current Class 2 Drivers Licence and P Endorsement (or willing to apply for your P Endorsement).
    • Excellent customer service skills and enjoy working with the public
    • Strong commitment to safety and best practice driving techniques
    • Be able to pass a drug & alcohol test and Ministry of Justice check
    • NZ Residency or valid NZ work visa

    The Perks

    • Full on-the-job training is offered to approved applicants
    • A genuine focus on employee and customer safety
    • Stable employment that’s close to home
    • Employment within an organisation focusing on a positive culture and company values
    • Employee Assistance Program Including wellbeing, financial and nutritional coaching, and counselling

    About us

    Go Bus is Canterbury’s largest operator of urban services. With nearly 400 people keeping 180 buses on the road in Christchurch, Selwyn and Waimakariri, Go Bus is instrumental to keeping communities connected and moving, with more than 8 million people every year relying on Go Bus for travel in our region.

    What’s more, Go Bus is part of Australasia’s only dedicated mass transit bus operator, Kinetic, alongside some of the most recognisable names in bus transport including Australasian airport transit business SkyBus, Central and Northern Queensland operator Sunbus, iconic Gold Coast bus operator Surfside Buslines and Sydney’s leading bus and coach charter company Telfords. Collectively Kinetic employs more than 4000 people and moves more than 50 million people every year. For more information visit https://wearekinetic.com/.

    How You Apply

    Go Bus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and our people represent the community which we service. We invite all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including people from diverse backgrounds.

    There has never been a better time to join Go Bus! So, if this sounds like you and you are ready for a rewarding career with Go Bus then click the link.