Employment & Careers

Why choose Bus Travel NZ?

Because we are truly family!  With our 50th anniversary just around the corner, this privately owned business continues to be led and managed by second generation Early family members. 

Our Family

People who work with us are drawn from a variety of ethnic and religious backgrounds.  They are customer focussed and have in common a passion for driving, a can do approach with family at the heart of it all.

Our Approach

Underlying every aspect of Bus Travel NZ is an attitude of encouragement, co-operation and commitment to our customers and client’s needs. We strive to bring out the best in everyone, throughout the business.

Our Leaders

Effective, motivating leadership is one of the keys to Bus Travel NZ’s success.  You have to genuinely care for others.  There is nothing more powerful than when a team shares your personal approach and aspirations. 

Our Commitment

Is to professionalism and relentlessly striving to be leaders in the industry.  Our success lies in every individual working together, alongside each other as one team.  We enthusiastically believe we have the best people in the industry together with us – our Bus Travel Family.

Hiring Now – Full time & Part time Drivers


Are you employed on duties with multiple unpaid meal breaks?  On split shifts?  On a rotational roster?  Do a quick maths sum of all the hours you are spending at work each day…does your hourly rate really reflect the total hours you are spending away from home?

At Bus Travel NZ we are committed to a single unpaid meal break, with no meal break more than 60 minutes long!  We refuse to split any shift and we have never made rotational rosters!  90% of our team are on permanent set shifts!

Driver safety matters – no cash handling, no public bus stops, private and secure car park environment, immediate around the clock supervisor support. 

Our Scheduled Services Operation demands high levels of team work between drivers and supervisors at all times.  All services have multiple drivers actively working in unison to deliver passengers to both Domestic and International Terminals 24-hours a day, seven days a week. 

If you are an experienced bus driver and looking for less stress, you need to join our team!  No previous bus driving experience is required – we will teach you everything you need to know.  Immediate start is available.

The following MINIMUM qualifications are required:

  • Class 2 and P endorsement
  • Proof of NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa

The following skills then we would like to hear from you:

  • Excellent English and verbal communication skills
  • A friendly and positive disposition and excellent customer service skills
  • Physically fit and able to assist passengers with luggage, as and when required;
  • A keenness to improve your current driving behaviour and learn new skills;
  • Ability to follow prescriptive and exacting duty sheets;
  • Clean, tidy personal presentation.

If you are ready to have a better work-life balance, then apply with us today!