There is only 2 days until our Southampton Armed Forces & Veterans Resettlement Expo on Thursday June 27 at St Mary’s Stadium. (Register for free here )

An array of exhibitors awaits covering a range of aspects from pensions advice, training, mental well being and careers advice.

Part of the careers section sees First Group present offering opportunities for bus driving careers with them, which will also see the company provide a free bus shuttle service from Southampton Central railway station to St. Mary’s Stadium, operating from 0900 until 1030 hours.

First Group have provided further information below on their offer for careers within their company.

Come and see them on the day at St. Mary’s Stadium to discuss your options further.

Driving your Career with First 

We are looking for Bus Drivers and Engineers to join First Hampshire delivering bus services out of Southampton, Fareham and Portsmouth.

At First, we are at the forefront of on bus technology, leading the way with real time information, tracking and contactless payments. Our goal is to make things easier and a more pleasant experience for our customers, it is all about delivering the very best service.

The bus industry is shift orientated, with the driver at the heart of the overall customer experience.

So, if you live and breathe great customer service and enjoy driving or would like to help in the maintenance of our fleet, why not come and join First Hampshire.

If you are a PCV Licence holder with Full dCPC – **For a limited time only we are offering a bonus of £2000 (£500 paid after 6 weeks of driving service, another £500 paid after 26 weeks driving service and another £1000 paid after 52 weeks of driving service)**

Our rewards

Once you’ve completed your probationary period, you’ll enjoy fantastic benefits:

  • Free travel – On our buses
  • Discounted travel for you and your family on the trains (GWR, TPE, Hull Trains) and your family & friends will also benefit from cheap bus travel.
  • First Xclusives – Discounts on First UK rail and bus and over 3,000 offers on goods and services for you, your family and friends
  • Share in our success – Buy discounted shares in First
  • Pension – You’ll automatically join our scheme and start building a pension pot
  • Free life assurance – For all members of our pension scheme.