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Lothian Buses

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10 Lothian Buses employees have compared their jobs on Breakroom. Find out what they say about pay, hours, shifts and more.

  • 6.1/10

    Driver

    • £14.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Get proper breaks
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    Banter and going home

    Worst thing

    Management

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    July 2020
  • 7.9/10

    Bus driver

    • £14.90 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. Recommends their team
    3. Bad for people with caring responsibilities

    Best thing

    Other employees.. The job itself can be good!

    Worst thing

    difficult situations with passengers..

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    July 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Pcv driver

    • £14.18 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Managers don’t change their shifts at short notice
    3. No paid breaks

    Best thing

    Pay

    Worst thing

    Shift times and lengths

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    July 2020
  • 7.8/10

    Bus driver

    • £13.19 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Enough training
    2. Not stressed
    3. Hard to change shifts
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    July 2020
  • 8.8/10

    Driver

    • £14.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Recommends their team
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. No paid breaks
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    July 2020
  • 4.6/10

    Shift mechanic

    • £16.83 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Four weeks notice of their shifts
    2. Not enough training
    3. Doesn’t recommend their team

    Best thing

    Good pay. Good amount of holidays (roughly 7weeks)
    Opportunities to progress are there

    Worst thing

    Management handle things poorly, blame game. Overtime can at times feel mandatory.

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    July 2020
  • 7.0/10

    Coach driver

    • £23,500 per year, working a 55 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • 1–3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Tips are shared fairly
    2. Good for people with caring responsiblities
    3. Managers change their shifts at short notice

    Best thing

    Good fleet

    Worst thing

    Bad moody childish staff

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    June 2020
  • 9.3/10

    Bus driver

    • £13.80 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. No unpaid extra work
    2. Easy to take holidays
    3. Enough training

    Best thing

    money

    Worst thing

    stress

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    June 2020
  • 6.1/10

    Pcv driver

    • £13.61 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Easy to change shifts
    2. No unpaid extra work
    3. Hard to take holidays

    Best thing

    Driving on the road when it is quiet

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    June 2020
  • 5.5/10

    Bus driver

    • £14.00 per hour
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience

    What they say about their job

    1. Treated with respect
    2. Hard to change shifts
    3. Employer doesn’t understand what’s happening on the ground

    Best thing

    Pay

    Worst thing

    Abusive customers

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    April 2020