Welcome to our job opportunity page. 

By joining Go Bus, you have the opportunity to become part of a great team and work in a varied role with; competitive remuneration, many benefits, a supportive and family-based values work environment with the added security and stability of an essential service.

Scroll below or search above to see both our current Driver and Mechanic vacancies as well as our Driver positions available from 2022.



School Bus Driving Positions - 2022


We are taking expressions of interest for part-time, full-time and casual School Bus Drivers to commence in January 2022 across all locations North Island and South Island.  

About the role:

This is an ideal chance to make a change in your life and try something different with a great company.  If you are thinking of re-joining the workforce, contributing to the community, looking for extra hours, or working during school hours, this role may well suit you.

Being a Bus Driver is more than being professional and driving a bus. It's also about looking after passengers, all of which takes a special skill set.  We work hard to provide the very best quality of service, so it's vital that we recruit the right people for this important job.

We offer ongoing training, career progression, supporting work environment and competitive remuneration.


What you need:

  • A responsible, friendly and professional approach to dealing with people
  • Enjoy being with young people and have their safety and welfare at heart
  • Class 2 Licence and P endorsement (we can help you obtain these)
  • A responsible and caring approach

Our recruitment process includes a Drug and Alcohol Test and Police Vetting check.

Apply now to your nearest location below.

  • School Bus Driver - Expression of Interest 2022 - Auckland

    Reference Number : 2341

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  • School Bus Driver -Expression of Interest 2022 - Waikato

    Reference Number : 2342

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  • School Bus Driver - Expression of Interest 2022 - Bay of Plenty

    Reference Number : 2343

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  • School Bus Driver - Expression of Interest 2022 - Poverty Bay

    Reference Number : 2344

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  • School Bus Driver -Expression of Interest 2022 - Hawkes Bay

    Reference Number : 2345

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  • School Bus Driver - Expression of Interest 2022 - Manawatu

    Reference Number : 2346

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  • School Bus Driver - Expression of Interest 2022 - Wairarapa

    Reference Number : 2347

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  • School Bus Driver - Expression of Interest 2022 - Marlborough

    Reference Number : 2348

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  • School Bus Driver - Expression of Interest 2022 - Canterbury

    Reference Number : 2349

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  • School Bus Driver - Expression of Interest 2022 - Otago

    Reference Number : 2350

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  • School Bus Driver - Expression of Interest 2022 - Southland

    Reference Number : 2351

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  • Depot Manager - Auckland North

    Location : Auckland North, Auckland | Reference Number : 2357 | Closing Date : Fri, 16 Jul 2021


    Are you a Transport Depot Manager looking for your next challenge?  We have an exciting opportunity that could be of interest to you at our Auckland North Depot. 

    Go Bus Transport is the largest passenger transport provider in New Zealand, operating 1,700+ vehicles from 30 depots, stretching between North Auckland and Invercargill. Go Bus operates urban, school, on-demand and charter services under it’s Go Bus brand, tour coach and corporate services by Johnston’s Coachlines and airport services by Sky Bus.

    Go Bus is part of the Kinetic Group, the biggest mass transit bus operator in Australia and New Zealand. Across Kinetic operations, we move 50 million people per year using 3,000+ buses operated and supported by over 4,000 people.

    This is a key leadership role and a great opportunity for a highly motivated, well organized operations professional to join our Auckland North team. 

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  • Heavy Diesel Mechanic / Automotive Technicians - Waikato Based

    Location : Hamilton, Waikato | Reference Number : 2315

    We are looking for Heavy Diesel Mechanics at our Hamilton Workshop. 


    If you are looking for flexibility, want to be part of an inclusive team environment and relish the variety and challenge of a fast-paced operation, this could be your next career step.

    Go Bus Transport is the largest passenger transport provider in New Zealand, operating 1,700+ vehicles from 30 depots, stretching between North Auckland and Invercargill. Go Bus operates urban, school, on-demand and charter services under it’s Go Bus brand, tour coach and corporate services by Johnston’s Coachlines and airport services by SkyBus.     

    Go Bus is part of the Kinetic Group, the biggest mass transit bus operator in Australia and New Zealand. Across Kinetic operations, we move 50 million people per year using 3,000+ buses operated and supported by over 4,000 people.

    The Role:

    We are a leading go-ahead company operating a modern fleet of vehicles and have recently integrated electric vehicles into our portfolio.

    This role will be responsible and accountable for the completion of all mechanical automotive engineering tasks, whilst continuously demonstrating ‘best practice’.

    As a part of the workshop team, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of vehicles and benefit from ongoing external training from our vehicle manufactures, along with a newly developed MITO electric training module.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join us as we introduce new I/T based hardware and systems into the workshop and commence with workshop refurbishments.                                                                                    

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  • Service Technician, Heavy Diesel - Hamilton

    Location : Hamilton, Waikato | Reference Number : 2333


    Step on board and join our Hamilton workshop team in the role of Service Technician – Heavy Diesel.

    You do not have to be qualified but you need good mechanical experience.

    We are looking for an exceptional person who wants to work for a company that is really going places.

    Go Bus Transport is the largest passenger transport provider in New Zealand, operating 1,700+ vehicles from 30 depots, stretching between North Auckland and Invercargill. Go Bus operates urban, school, on-demand and charter services under it’s Go Bus brand, tour coach and corporate services by Johnston’s Coachlines and airport services by SkyBus.

    Go Bus is part of the Kinetic Group, the biggest mass transit bus operator in Australia and New Zealand. Across Kinetic operations, we move 50 million people per year using 3,000+ buses operated and supported by over 4,000 people.

    This role will be responsible for servicing our extensive fleet, completing all relevant workshop documentation to the standards specified and contributing to a high performing team culture.

    To be successful you must have:

    •Experienced in servicing a fleet to manufacturers specifications
    •Possess high standards and are able operate within a strict safety and compliance-based environment
    •Heavy traffic, license (minimum class 2, class 4 preferred or willing to get one)
    •Focus/passion for engineering excellence
    •Be a team player
    •A strong customer and quality focus
    •Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
    •Experience in heavy and/or bus automotive engineering would be desirable
    •The ability to live and work in New Zealand


    Please note: as we are a health and safety conscious employer, our recruitment process includes a Drug and Alcohol test and Ministry of Justice check.

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  • Urban Bus Drivers - Napier/Hastings

    Location : Hastings, Hawke's Bay | Reference Number : 2352

    • Are you a people person & relish a challenge and loves driving? 
    • Come a join a great team in Napier/Hastings!
    • We are looking for a Full Time & Part Time Urban Bus Drivers

    Being a Bus Driver is more than being professional and driving a bus. It's also about looking after passengers, all of which takes a special skill set. We work hard to provide the very best quality of service, so it's vital that we recruit the right people for this important job. We offer ongoing training, career progression, supporting work environment and competitive remuneration.

    Go Bus Transport is the largest passenger transport provider in New Zealand, operating 1,700+ vehicles from 30 depots, stretching between North Auckland and Invercargill. Go Bus operates urban, school, on-demand and charter services under it’s Go Bus brand, tour coach and corporate services by Johnston’s Coachlines and airport services by SkyBus.     

    Go Bus is part of the Kinetic Group, the biggest mass transit bus operator in Australia and New Zealand. Across Kinetic operations, we move 50 million people per year using 3,000+ buses operated and supported by over 4,000 people.

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  • Fleet Cleaning Supervisor - Hamilton

    Location : Hamilton, Waikato | Reference Number : 2326 | Closing Date : Sun, 25 Jul 2021

    We are looking for an exceptional person who wants to work for a company that is really going places.

    Step on board and join our Hamilton workshop team in the role of Fleet Cleaning Supervisor. This is a full time role on evening shifts.

    Go Bus Transport is the largest passenger transport provider in New Zealand, operating 1,700+ vehicles from 30 depots, stretching between North Auckland and Invercargill. Go Bus operates urban, school, on-demand and charter services under it’s Go Bus brand, tour coach and corporate services by Johnston’s Coachlines and airport services by SkyBus.     

    This role will be responsible for supervising the cleaning team in a hands-on role, delivering leadership, managing safety, rosters, training, reporting, process, and procedure.

    To be successful you must have:

    • Experienced in fleet cleaning
    • Possess high standards and are able operate within a strict safety and compliance-based environment
    • Able to work evening shifts from approximately 16:00 - 01:00
    • Ability to train and manage staff
    • Be a team player
    • A strong customer and quality focus
    • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
    •  Heavy traffic, license (minimum class 2, class 4 preferred or willing to get one)
    • The ability to live and work in New Zealand


    Please note: as we are a health and safety conscious employer, our recruitment process includes a Drug and Alcohol test and Ministry of Justice check.

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  • Special Needs Driver - Wanaka

    Location : Alexandra, Alexandra | Reference Number : 2358

    Come join a great team and get on board with Go Bus!

    Special Needs drivers are required in the Wanaka area.  We have permanent part time roles available.  If you are thinking of re-joining the workforce or looking for extra hours this role may well suit you.

    What you need:

    • Enjoy being with young people and have their safety and welfare at heart
    • Full Class 1 Licence (over 2 years)
    • P endorsement licence (we can help you obtain this) 
    • A responsible and caring approach

    Be part of a business that is making a difference in your community.

    Our recruitment process includes a Drug and Alcohol Test and a Police Vetting check.

    Don't delay! Apply today!

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  • School & Special Needs Drivers - Te Awamutu

    Location : Te Awamutu, Waikato | Reference Number : 2337 | Closing Date : Sat, 31 Jul 2021

    Get on Board with Go Bus Transport and come join our great team in Te Awamutu!

    This is an ideal chance to make a change in your life and try something different with a great company. If you are thinking of re-joining the workforce or looking for extra hours this role may well suit you.

    We are looking for permanent part-time and casual on-call School & Special Needs Bus Drivers.

    Being a Bus Driver is more than being professional and driving a bus. It's also about looking after passengers, all of which takes a special skill set. We work hard to provide the very best quality of service, so it's vital that we recruit the right people for this important job. We offer ongoing training, career progression, supporting work environment and competitive remuneration.

    Go Bus Transport is the largest passenger transport provider in New Zealand, operating 1,700+ vehicles from 30 depots, stretching between North Auckland and Invercargill. Go Bus operates urban, school, on-demand and charter services under it’s Go Bus brand, tour coach and corporate services by Johnston’s Coachlines and airport services by SkyBus.     

    Go Bus is part of the Kinetic Group, the biggest mass transit bus operator in Australia and New Zealand. Across Kinetic operations, we move 50 million people per year using 3,000+ buses operated and supported by over 4,000 people.

    What you need:

    • Enjoy being with young people and have their safety and welfare at heart

    • Class 2 Licence

    • P endorsement (we can help you obtain this)

    • A responsible and caring approach

    If you want to be part of a business that is making a difference in your community then we want to hear from you!

    Our recruitment process includes a Drug and Alcohol Test and Police Vetting check.

    Don't let this role drive by! Apply today!

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  • School Bus Driver - Katikati

    Location : Tauranga, Bay of Plenty | Reference Number : 2332 | Closing Date : Wed, 30 Jun 2021

    Get on Board with Go Bus Transport and come join our great team in Katikati

     If you are thinking of re-joining the workforce or looking for casual extra hours this role may well suit you.

    We are looking for a casual on-call School Bus Driver, including holiday and sick leave relief.

    What you need:

    • Enjoy being with young people and have their safety and welfare at heart

    • Class 2 Licence

    • P endorsement (we can help you obtain this)

    • A responsible and caring approach

    If you want to be part of a business that is making a difference in your community then we want to hear from you!

    Our recruitment process includes a Drug and Alcohol Test and Police Vetting check.

    Don't let this role drive by! Apply today! Send your CV to Marc.McAllister@gobus.co.nz, call Marc on 021 547 075 or apply below.

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  • School Bus Driver - Queenstown

    Location : Queenstown, Queenstown | Reference Number : 2328 | Closing Date : Wed, 30 Jun 2021

    Do you want to make a difference in your community?

    We are looking for school bus drivers to join our team in Queenstown.  This is a great opportunity to earn extra dollars in a responsible and enjoyable job. If you are thinking of re-joining the workforce or looking for extra hours with the school holidays off, this role may well suit you.

    Main role and responsibilities:

    • Driving school children to and from school in the Queenstown and Arrowtown areas.
    • Working part time during school term only

    What you need:

    • You need to enjoy being with young people and have their safety and welfare at heart.
    • You require a Full Class 2 Licence (we can help you obtain this)
    • P endorsement licence (we can help you obtain this)
    • First aid certificate (training will be provided)
    • A responsible and caring approach
    • A team player


    This is an ideal chance to make a change in your life and try something different with a great company.

    Our recruitment process includes a Drug and Alcohol Test and Police Vetting check.

    Don't delay! Apply today! For more information call Ian on (03) 448 6868 or email ian.roach@gobus.co.nz

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  • Driver - SkyBus - Auckland

    Location : Auckland South, Auckland | Reference Number : 2329 | Closing Date : Wed, 30 Jun 2021

    • Are you passionate about Customer Service?
    • Do you enjoy meeting new people?
    • A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our team as a driver.

    SkyBus operates airport transfer services at some of the greatest airports in Australia and New Zealand.

    As part of Kinetic Group, one of Australia’s biggest bus operators, SkyBus in Auckland operates alongside fellow Kinetic companies Go Bus and Johnston’s to deliver fantastic customer experiences for airport transfer, urban, school, coach and charter services across New Zealand.

    Our business thrives on the passion, commitment and spirit of our great team who each day deliver an experience of genuine hospitality, care, and excellence in the delivery of all our services to our customers.

    The Role:

    The position offers great variety; from safely transporting our passengers to and from Auckland Airport, to providing personalised customer care services such as meeting and greeting, ensuring passenger comfort, answering queries, assisting with luggage and maintaining a high standard of presentation of vehicles.  This position also includes working within the secure area of Auckland International Airport, transporting Airline staff, customers, and luggage as required.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • NZ Class 4 Drivers License and a Passenger Endorsement with 5 years’ experience.
    • A positive attitude and eagerness to provide a high level of service to our customers.
    • Safety focused.
    • Great attention to detail and excellent time management skills.
    • The ability to follow instructions and adhere to processes.

    We offer you the opportunity to become part of a great team and work in a varied role with; ongoing training provided, career progression opportunities, competitive remuneration and a supportive work environment.

    Don't let this opportunity drive by! Apply today!

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

    Our recruitment process and ongoing employment requires undergoing regular Drug and Alcohol Tests, AVSEC, Police and Ministry of Justice Checks.

    Please email your CV to recruitment@skybus.co.nz  or apply below

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  • Urban Bus Drivers - Christchurch

    Location : Maces Road, Christchurch | Reference Number : 2310

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

    Full Time Urban Driver (hours and days to be worked per week are a minimum of 40 hours per week over 5 days which includes one weekend day).

    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 receive at least three weeks training to achieve high standards in all parts of your work including great customer service and safe driving practices.

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  • Special Needs Driver - Matamata

    Location : Matamata, Waikato | Reference Number : 2327 | Closing Date : Wed, 30 Jun 2021

    Do you want to make a difference in your community?

    Come join a great team and get on Board with Go Bus as Special Needs Driver

    We have a great opportunity to earn extra dollars in a responsible and enjoyable job. We have a Part Time Special Needs Driver position available in Matamata.  If you are thinking of re-joining the workforce or looking for extra hours this role may well suit you.

    What you need:

    • You need to enjoy being with young people and have their safety and welfare at heart
    • You require a Full Class 1 Licence (2 years+)  
    • P endorsement (we can help you obtain this)
    • What’s just as important is that you have a responsible and caring approach

    This is an ideal chance to make a change in your life and try something different with a great company.

    Our recruitment process includes a Drug and Alcohol Test and a Police Vetting Check.

    Don't delay! Apply today! Send you CV to matamata@gobus.co.nz or call Maree 078888236 or apply below. 

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  • Cleaner (Nightshift) - Christchurch

    Location : Birmingham Drive, Christchurch | Reference Number : 2330 | Closing Date : Wed, 30 Jun 2021

    Get on Board with Go Bus Transport!

    We are seeking an exceptional person who wants to work for a company going places. We have a current vacancy as a Nightshift Cleaner.

    About the role:

    • You will be cleaning, refueling and parking fleet buses on a daily basis.
    • Rostered night shifts which includes weekend work, but we can accommodate shifts/work hours to suit the right person if required.

    What you need:

    • A current Class 2 is essential  
    • Although experience in cleaning buses or industrial areas is an advantage, we are keen to find people with a positive attitude, hardworking, reliable and can work in as part of a team. 
    • This role is physically demanding, so a good level of health and fitness will be required.


    If you want to be part of our special team or want to know more, then we want to hear from you! Our recruitment process includes a Drug and Alcohol Test and Ministry of Justice Check.


    Don't let this role drive by! Apply today!

    Send your CV to Rex.Poulsen@gobus.co.nz, call Rex on 021347940 or apply below. 

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  • Urban and School Bus Driving - Gisborne

    Location : Gisborne City, Gisborne | Reference Number : 2331

    Are you a people person & relish a challenge? Do you enjoy driving? 

    Join a dynamic & expanding company in Gisborne and become a Go Bus Driver!

    We are looking Full Time Urban bus drivers and Part Time School bus drivers. 

    What you need:

    • Class License 2 and P endorsement (we can assist the right applicants to obtain this)
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • A positive Attitude
    • A desire and passion to showcase Gisborne

    Our recruitment process includes a Drug and Alcohol Test and Ministry of Justice Check.

    Does this sounds like the role for you? Don't let this role drive by, apply today!

    Send your CV to gisborne@gobus.co.nz or call 021 281 1403 or apply below.

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  • Urban Bus Drivers - Hamilton

    Location : Hamilton, Waikato | Reference Number : 2299


    Are you a people person & relish a challenge? Get on Board with Go Bus Transport in 2021 and make a change in your life. Join a dynamic company in Hamilton and become a Full Time Go Bus Driver!

    We have immediate openings. We are looking for experienced drivers to join our fantastic team in Hamilton. Being a Bus Driver is more than being professional and driving a bus. It's also about looking after passengers, all of which takes a special skill set. We work hard to provide the very best quality of service, so it's vital that we recruit the right people for this important job. We offer ongoing training, uniform, career progression, supportive work environment and competitive remuneration. 

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  • Urban Bus Driving - Silverdale Auckland

    Location : Auckland North, Auckland | Reference Number : 2321


    Join a dynamic & expanding company in Silverdale Auckland and become a Go Bus Driver!

    Go Bus Transport is the largest passenger transport provider in New Zealand, operating 1,700+ vehicles from 30 depots, stretching between North Auckland and Invercargill. Go Bus operates urban, school, on-demand and charter services under it’s Go Bus brand, tour coach and corporate services by Johnston’s Coachlines and airport services by SkyBus.     

    Being a Bus Driver is more than being professional and driving a bus. It's also about looking after passengers, all of which takes a special skill set. We work hard to provide the very best quality of service, so it's vital that we recruit the right people for this important job. We offer ongoing training, career progression, supporting work environment and competitive remuneration.

    We are looking for 3 Full Time experienced Urban Bus drivers.

    What you need:

    • Must have Class License 2
    • P endorsement 
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Bus driving experience
    • A positive Attitude

     Does this sounds like the role for you? Don't let this role drive by, apply today!

    Our recruitment process includes a Drug and Alcohol Test and Ministry of Justice Check.

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  • Urban Bus Drivers - Auckland South

    Location : Auckland South, Auckland | Reference Number : 2313

    Are you a people person & relish a challenge? Get on Board with Go Bus Transport and make a change in your life.

    Go Bus Transport is the largest passenger transport provider in New Zealand, operating 1,700+ vehicles from 30 depots, stretching between North Auckland and Invercargill. Go Bus operates urban, school, on-demand and charter services under it’s Go Bus brand.

    Go Bus is part of the Kinetic Group, the biggest mass transit bus operator in Australia and New Zealand. Across Kinetic operations, we move 50 million people per year using 3,000+ buses operated and supported by over 4,000 people

    Being a Bus Driver is more than being professional and driving a bus. It's also about looking after passengers, all of which takes a special skill set. We work hard to provide the very best quality of service, so it's vital that we recruit the right people for this important job.

    We are looking for Permanent Full Time & Part Time Urban Bus Drivers to work a minimum of 20 or 40 hours per week at out Auckland South Depot. We offer ongoing training, career progression, a supportive work environment and flexible work arrangements.

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  • Urban Bus Driving - Auckland Central/East

    Location : East Tamaki, Auckland | Reference Number : 2198


    Are you a people person & relish a challenge? Get on Board with Go Bus Transport and make a change in your life.

    Join a dynamic & expanding company in Auckland Central/East and become a Go Bus Driver!

    Being a Bus Driver is more than being professional and driving a bus. It's also about looking after passengers, all of which takes a special skill set. We work hard to provide the very best quality of service, so it's vital that we recruit the right people for this important job.

    We are looking for full time and casual drivers. We offer ongoing training, career progression, supporting work environment and competitive remuneration.

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