Reays are Cumbria’s  largest award winning family run coach operator. We provide travel and transport solutions for customers in Cumbria, the UK and many incoming tourists visiting the Lake District.  If you feel you could add to our already amazing team for the vacancies below we would love to hear from you.


We currently require:


Training and Compliance Administrator (Wigton)

Full time £18,000 - £22,000 depending on experience


Due to an internal promotion we are looking to recruit a Transport and Compliance Administrator to join our existing team to ensure we remain compliant. Areas of compliance control include DVSA, and internal processes, ensuring that the necessary expectations and standards are being met and achieved at all times.


Responsibilities for the position include:

  • Capturing, recording and sharing of driver’s hours in lines with drivers hours regulations and WTD. Weekly downloading of driver tachos / digi-cards, plus monthly downloading of vehicles.

  • Across various topics, updating and maintaining detailed and accurate up to date records as required by company procedure and legislation.

  • Control of delivery paperwork, ensuring that it’s all in place and ready for the when the drivers arrive back at site.

  • Responsible for IOSH and health and safety.

  • Work with other internal department, supplying them with any relevant and requested information i.e Accounts, HR, Sales etc.

  • Provide numerous ad-hoc & KPI reports to Transport and Compliance Manager in order to measure performance across various topics related to the transport operation.

  • Act as support cover for the Transport and Compliance Manager during periods of annual leave/sickness.


You will have experience of working in a transport/compliance department, with excellent organisational skills, the ability to handling multiple tasks and be adaptable to changes to schedules. You will hold a valid PCV license (Category D) and in addition hold or be prepared to study for a Transport Manager CPC. While based at our Wigton office the role will include responsibility and cover across all of our depots.


Operations Manager (West Cumbria)                     

Full time - circa £34,000 plus company car    


Are you a forward thinker, able to work under pressure, with the ability to motivate and manage a large team of dedicated drivers, operating a fleet of over 100 vehicles.


Reays is a fast moving, progressive, cutting edge coach company, with a diverse Private Hire market, working both nationally and throughout Europe for some of the most prestigious coach holiday companies and locally within the nuclear industry and local schools.


The ideal candidate will have Operational Management experience in the coaching industry, be an International Transport Manager CPC holder and have a full understanding of International PCV Operator Licence compliance.


You will have input into the development of new Standard Operating Procedures and working practices ensuring that quality is maintained and improved to comply with our quality policy and our Guild of British Coach Operators and Coachmarque standards.


As well as the day-to-day operational activities you will co-ordinate the recruitment and induction of qualified and trainee drivers including the management of our busy driver training programme.


And if you can do all of that and have a PCV driving licence, you’ll be perfect for the job. Security checks will be completed on the successful candidate as part of this role.


If you enjoy a challenging job with great rewards, Reays is the place for you.


Qualified PCV drivers

We have fantastic opportunities for fully qualified drivers to join our team.


  • Based at our Egremont depot

  • Guaranteed 40 hours per week*

  • £10.00 per hour*

  • £1,000 starting bonus*

  • Security checks will be required


To qualify you must not be a current or previous employee of Reays Coaches within the last three months. You must be available to start work on or before 16th June 2018. To qualify for the stated hourly rate and guaranteed hours you must be available to work one day, every other weekend. *restrictions apply


Special Needs Escorts

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: £117.45 to £156.60 per week


This is a TERM TIME contract to escort children with special needs on one of our school routes operated on behalf of Cumbria County Council.


The position will be based at either Wigton or Carlisle (James Street) with other pick up locations in Carlisle a possibility.


  • Experience preferred but not essential

  • Prepared to receive basic medical training

  • Morning and afternoon school runs in term time only

  • Security checks will be required (existing holder of CRB preferred but not essential)

  • Pleasant, friendly disposition


Sales and Marketing Apprentice

Full time based at Wigton with occasional Saturday working

£3.70 per hour


We are looking for an apprentice to join our Sales and Marketing team based at our Head Office in Wigton.


As well as gaining on-the-job experience within our customer sales and service team, you will have the opportunity to gain relevant a relevant qualification.


As part of our Sales and Marketing team you’ll be selling our services, whether that’s private hire, day trips, holidays or events. The goal is to provide exceptional customer service and to increase company’s growth and revenue through sales maximisation.


Upon completion of the apprenticeship, you will secure a permanent, full-time position within our Sales and Marketing team – subject to your performance and completion of studies.


Please download and complete the application form and return to:


Reays Coaches Ltd

Strawberry Fields

Syke Road



016973 49999




Reays Coaches Ltd, Strawberry Fields,

Syke Park, Wigton, CA7 9NE

Tel: 016973 49999


Company No: 3910309

VAT No: 843 1444 43

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