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Careers

We want you

As a company we pride ourselves on our excellent reputation and have only achieved this through the professionalism and experience of our team of drivers, workshop, bodyshop and administrative staff, to ensure the customer receives the highest standard of service from start to finish.

Having been the first coach operator to be accredited with the Investors in People Award in 1997, we take care and time in recruiting and selecting the right candidate for the role. This will be someone who will be an asset to the company and in-turn we can invest in you and your abilities to do your job to your full potential.

Clarkes are an equal opportunities employer and recruit staff in a number of ways either via local agencies, advertisements in trade magazines, national and local press, our websites and general telephone enquiries.

PCV Drivers

Clarkes PCV drivers are an ambassador for the company and are at the fore front for delivering excellence. Whilst you are out on the road you work on your own initiative. When you leave the depot we ensure you are equipped to carry out your duties to the highest possible standard.

As a minimum requirement drivers must have a Automatic PCV licence (category D), although preferably manual. Unfortunately we do not put candidates through training if they do not already hold a PCV licence.

Benefits Include:
  • Attractive/competitive remuneration, overtime (monthly pa).
  • Full uniform provided
  • Driving modern vehicles
  • Training and Development
  • Group personal pension scheme – including life cover benefits
  • Legal Indemnity Insurance
  • Rest room with free hot / cold drinks facilities, cooking facilities, TV, radio and Wi-Fi access
  • Accommodation (subject to availability)
  • Car parking facilities

Clarkes are always keen to receive applications / CV’s from professional qualified individuals, to help maintain the high standards Clarkes are renowned for.

Resources:

Stages of Recruitment | PDF Application Form | Online Application Form | Current Vacancies

Workshop / Bodyshop

As a workshop colleague you play a pivotal role in ensuring the vehicles uphold their exemplary maintenance record on our entire fleet.

All of our technicians are trained and qualified, meaning you are working with knowledgeable and experienced co-workers around you. We conduct manufacturer training to ensure you are always fully conversant with new technology and upgrades on vehicles.

Clarkes are always keen to receive applications / CV’s from professional qualified individuals, to help maintain the high standards Clarkes are renowned for.

Heavy Vehicle Technician

Do you have the right stuff to join our highly experienced team, based at our excellent workshop in Lower Sydenham, South East London?

Requirements for the successful candidate will be:

  • Fully skilled HGV/PCV technician
  • Experience of all types of repairs to commercial vehicles
  • Background in Mercedes/Setra/Scania coaches preferred but not essential
  • HGV/PCV license essential
  • Conscientious and reliable, able to work on own initiative
  • Workshop open 24/7 operating a negotiable shift pattern

For more information or for an application form please call 0208 768 9637 and ask for Steve Holden. Alternatively please click the link below and complete an application form online.

Resources:

Stages of Recruitment | PDF Application Form | Online Application Form | Current Vacancies

Office / Administration

Clarkes of London operates an open door policy throughout the company which is supported by our open plan office. All departments work in the same area which we have found to be successful as it builds a better team environment for all those concerned.

We enjoy working in a friendly & relaxed atmosphere, although remaining professional in our approach at all times to ensure the customer is receiving the highest standards of service. Working in the office you will be the first point of contact for customers so first impressions are important. We look for candidates who can work both as a team and on their own initiative, therefore being able to make decisions.

We would expect candidates to be computer literate and be familiar with Microsoft Packages as a minimum. Any bespoke packages will of course come under your in-house training.

Clarkes are always keen to receive applications / CV’s from professional qualified individuals, to help maintain the high standards Clarkes are renowned for.

Resources:

Stages of Recruitment | PDF Application Form | Online Application Form | Current Vacancies

Training

We offer an excellent training programme that ensures all personnel meet the highest standards.

The company actively encourages individual training and development and regularly arrange both internal and external courses. These include Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), presentations by the Metropolitan Police and Customs & Excise, Emergency Vehicle Evacuation, Heavy Loads, First Aid and NVQ’s in Passenger Transport.

Subject to the operational requirements of the business and resources available the company operates a “training school” for those requiring upgrades from automatic to manual (Section D) licences and trailer (Section D + E) upgrades.

Resources:

Stages of Recruitment | PDF Application Form | Online Application Form | Current Vacancies