City Tour Bus Driver

Big Bus Tours LTD Dublin 12 Ireland Driving
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Company Description

Big Bus Tours is the world’s largest operator of open-top sightseeing tours, fuelling the spirit of adventure in 21 world-famous cities across four continents. Beginning its journey 27 years’ ago, with a fleet of only three buses, Big Bus Tours has swiftly expanded to a global fleet of over 400 hundred  open-top buses, turning 5 million tourists into explorers, every year. Big Bus Tours operates in London, Dubai, Hong Kong, New York, Las Vegas, Chicago, Abu Dhabi, Budapest, Istanbul, Miami, Muscat, Rome, Paris, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Darwin, Sydney, Vienna, Washington DC, Dublin and Singapore, with a sightseeing concept designed to provide a flexible approach to city discovery. Each open-top bus tour provides a hop-on, hop-off facility at a variety of interesting locations, with complimentary additions to enhance the visitor sightseeing experience. In February 2015, private equity firm Exponent purchased Big Bus Tours, with a shared vision to make Big Bus Tours the number 1 thing to do in each world-famous city.  In 2016, Merlin Entertainments PLC became a shareholder, offering a natural synergy with Big Bus Tours and Merlin attractions and experiences around the world. With entertaining guides and commentary and knowledge of the latest events in each city, the Big Bus City Crew leaves every passenger with a story to tell.


Overall Purpose

The primary responsibility for ensuring the health, safety and welfare of passengers during bus tours. A Tour Bus driver should be patient and level headed in order to deal directly with Customer and members of the public – transporting passengers around our routes.

Key Areas of Accountability and Responsibility


  • To drive City Tour vehicles to the highest standard, making sure that your professional driving delivers safe and great travel experiences to our customers
  • Driving in-line with set, National Transport Authority scheduled service timetables
  • Use of ticket machines and issuing of tickets to customers

Customer Service

  • Our team always provide an excellent and very high standard of customer service
  • Providing customers with information when required
  • Behaving in a professional and friendly manner, putting our customers first at ALL times
  • Assisting senior citizens and/or children when required
  • Being the face of our Company



  • Be Fluent English (verbal & hand written)


  • Hold a Full D category licence and up to date CPC Certification
  • Have minimum 1 Years Previous bus/coach driving experience in Ireland

Other information

Working Hours

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time

Be available to work weekends/early starts


Drivers earn €31,000 per year, and can train to become driver guides, which pays €37,500 per year. Commission, tips and bonuses on top of salary

Salary: €31,000.00 to €37,500.00 /year

Right to work requirements:​

Must be eligible to work in the Republic of Ireland