Swan Hill Bus Lines is seeking Casual/ Relief School Bus Drivers to join our team!
If you hold the appropriate licences and are looking for casual employment please apply using the form below.
To apply for positions vacant:
Please download the application form below by clicking on the link. When you have filled out the form please return it via email by clicking on ‘Apply Now.’
Information for applicants
Swan Hill Bus Lines is an equal opportunity employer with opportunities within all areas of the business. As a company, we are passionate about public transport and are committed to getting it right for the communities who rely on our service. Swan Hill Bus Lines operates a large fleet of modern and well equipped Buses and Coaches throughout Australia. Our Head Office and largest depot is located in Swan Hill.
Information for Bus Drivers
Swan Hill Bus Lines requires all of our drivers to have well developed customer service and strong communication skills as well as a current Heavy Vehicle licence, Drivers Accreditation/ Driver Authority and Working with Children Certificate. Prior experience in bus driving is highly regarded but not essential.
Being a Bus Driver is both a challenging and rewarding role. We are looking for people with exceptional customer service skills and a good driving record who enjoy interacting with the public and can provide a reliable quality service to the community.
How can I become a Bus Driver?
In order to be considered for a role at Swan Hill Bus Lines, Bus Drivers must have or be willing to obtain the following:
Heavy Vehicle Licence
You must have a medium-rigid (MR) drivers’ licence as a minimum. Your licence must be a full licence, and not a probationary licence.
Victorian Drivers can find more information at VicRoads
NSW Drivers can find more information at Roads and Maritime
South Australian Drivers can find more information at My Licence SA
Driver Accreditation/ Driver Authority
You must have or be willing to obtain a relevant Driver Accreditation allowing you to drive passenger vehicles.
In Victoria, the Taxi Directorate issue Driver Accreditations and you are required to undergo a police check and medical assessment in order to apply for one. For more information you can contact the Taxi Directorate.
In NSW, Roads and Maritime issue Driver Authority’s and you are required to undergo a police check and medical assessment, as well as complete a training course provided by a trainer authorised by BusNSW in order to apply for one. For more information you can contact Roads and Maritime.
In South Australia, the Accreditation and Licensing Centre issue Driver Accreditations and you are required to undergo a police check, medical assessment and gain a clearance to work with children in order to apply for one. For more information you can contact the Accreditation and Licensing centre.
Working with Children Check (WWC Check)
At SHBL, bus drivers are all required to have a current working with children check.
Victorian WWC Checks are available through the Victorian Department of Justice.
NSW WWC Checks are available through the NSW Government.
Provided you have applied for a WWC Check, you are eligible to apply for a bus driving job at SHBL. Your employment would then be conditional upon the WWC Check being approved.