Careers

Part Time Bus and Coach Drivers 

Schooldays Only, Weekend Work Available

We are currently seeking bus drivers for morning and afternoon school runs in the Swale and Ashford areas. Work a few hours in the morning and a few in the afternoon, and have the middle part of the day and school holidays at your leisure. Enjoy having regular a regular job with familiarity and stability.

Optional weekend work is available, including rail replacement services, coach hire and various other duties. Apply Now

Our bus drivers work set rotas with no late nights and reduced weekend working. Our routes are generally rural and much more enjoyable than driving in some other parts of the world! 

Applicants must have PCV licence with either category D (full size) or category D1 (minibus only) and full Driver CPC.

Bus and Coach Mechanic

Want some variety in your working life?

This is your chance to work for a family business that is based in Sittingbourne, Kent. Our depot has great facilities with only early and daytime shifts. Apply Now

A rare position has arisen for a Bus and Coach Mechanic who will be responsible for routine inspection and maintenance of our company vehicles in accordance with our established company procedures.

We have a fleet of 52 vehicles of various makes and models. No two days are ever the same!

The ideal candidate should have experience of working with heavy vehicles and hold relevant qualifications. A HGV/PCV licence would be an advantage but is not essential as training can be provided for the right person.

Recently reviewed rates of pay, and overtime available

Trainee Bus and Coach Drivers

Are you looking for a new challenge?

As a family-run business based in Sittingbourne, Kent, we know the value of employing good people. We are currently looking for a number of customer focused individuals to be trained as bus and coach drivers. If you have experience of working with the public, can deliver a high level of customer service and enjoy driving then we want to hear from you. Apply Now

Chalkwell operate a large number of coaches to UK and Europe, local bus services, London commuter coaches and local school services in and around Sittingbourne.

We can offer a range of contracts giving flexibility for those returning to work, or those who are looking for a new challenge and a change in career.

Who we are looking for:

  • Smart, professional people (who are 21 or over) with outstanding customer service skills and a real sense of responsibility.
  • Have full UK or EC manual car licence, with two years driving experience and no more than 3 points on your licence
  • No criminal convictions

You should be:

  • A confident person with good customer service skills who enjoys working and dealing with people
  • An excellent driver - you must drive regularly in varied environments and at different times of the day
  • Enthusiastic and flexible in your approach to work
  • Be prepared to work a mixture of days

Training will be provided in house and all candidates will be guaranteed a full time job with us when they have completed their training and qualified.