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City Sightseeing Glasgow is recruiting for part and full-time seasonal bus drivers  Picture: Jamie Simpson
City Sightseeing Glasgow is recruiting for part and full-time seasonal bus driversJamie Simpson

Drivers with a smile wanted for city tour bus

City Sightseeing Glasgow expects its busiest spring and summer since 2019

A Glasgow open top tour bus is looking for drivers to give a big Glasgow welcome to visitors.

City Sightseeing Glasgow operates daily and serves Glasgow’s main attraction including Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and The Riverside Transport Museum.

The team is now recruiting for part and full-time seasonal bus drivers for what they expect to be its busiest spring and summer since 2019.

The ideal applicant should be cheery and have an innate love of the city.

The job is more than just driving a bus and the tour prides itself on showing people Glasgow’s charm and patter.

James Gallagher, City Sightseeing Glasgow supervisor, said: “It’s been a tough couple of years, so we decided to throw caution to the wind and have a bit of fun with the team when creating our recruitment campaign.

“Our City Sightseeing Glasgow drivers are professional and friendly and alongside our guides are ambassadors for our great city, it’s our job to know what’s happening in the city and to show people Glasgow.

'Good knowledge'

“It’s not just driving a bus it’s about making visitors’ time in Glasgow a good one, that not only includes serving our main attractions but having a good knowledge of the city and our sense of culture and humour.”

Colin MacKay, lead driver at Glasgow City Sightseeing Glasgow, said: “We don’t have a castle like our friends in the east, but that’s fine.

The job is about giving visitors the best possible welcome to Glasgow. Photo: Jamie Simpson
The job is about giving visitors the best possible welcome to Glasgow. Photo: Jamie Simpson

"We have amazing history, architecture, a great music scene and let’s not forgot our people.

"They do an amazing job of showing visitors from near and far that Glasgow is smiles better than all other cities.

“The open top tour bus isn’t your standard bus service, it’s a happy place with people on their holidays and not rushing to work.

“It’s good craic and I would thoroughly recommend it.

It’s not just driving a bus it’s about making visitors time in Glasgow a good one, that not only includes serving our main attractions but having a good knowledge of the city and our sense of culture and humour.

James Gallagher

 

“Every day is a school day from learning new and interesting facts about Glasgow to hearing lots of interesting details of our customers’ countries and culture”.

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