Female Driver Recruitment Open Days

Published on Friday, August 02, 2019

We currently have no dates scheduled for open days but we will be scheduling further dates in 2021. If you have registered your interest in attending an open day we will be in contact once we have further days. Thanks you for your patience during this wait.

Want a go at driving a bus? Well give it a spin at one of our Female Driver Recruitment Open Days! 

What to expect on the day

On the day you will meet some of our current female drivers and inspectors who will share with you their experiences of working with Dublin Bus. You will get the opportunity to drive a bus with one of our professional driving instructors. We will give you a tour of our Central Control centre, and we will take you through the recruitment process for bus drivers, and the various benefits of working for Dublin Bus.

How do I apply to attend an open day?
To attend an open day all you need to do is email opendays@dublinbus.ie to register your interest. You will then receive an automatic email response which is confirmation we have received your details. We will email you with a time slot and directions to the location. You must hold a valid category B (car) licence for a minimum of two years to attend an open day.


Salaries begin at €632.05 per week (4-day week inclusive of shift and Sunday premium), increasing to €859.62 (5-day week inclusive of shift and Sunday premium). These roles operate scheduled services covering late shifts on a 4-day week from Thursday to Monday with the opportunity to progress to a 5-day week with rotating shifts. 

Initial training and mentoring is provided as well as on-going training and development (including periodic CPC).

On appointment (following a probationary period of 12 months) we will offer you a wide range of benefits including either a company pension scheme or a PRSA pension scheme, a subsidised medical scheme, free bus travel and concessionary rail travel.

Data Retention and your legal rights

Applications will be kept for 18 months in line with our Data Retention PolicyTo exercise your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Acts 1988-2018, please email  dataprotection@dublinbus.ie

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