Big Bus Tours is the best open-top sightseeing company in London. We introduce over a million people every year to the history, culture and beauty of our capital city. The Big Bus Experience and the success we enjoy is created by the fantastic people who work for us. People with boundless enthusiasm for London and for giving its visitors long-lasting memories of a wonderful holiday. Could you be one of these people?

New Opportunities

Head of On-Street Operations

Big Bus Tours London is looking for a Head of On-Street Operations to define and deliver the operational strategy for the city and ensure the smooth running and delivery of all elements of the Operations function. This role is responsible for adherence to all legal and regulatory standards, licensing, health and safety responsibilities and overall risk management. This role also has commercial responsibility for the successful delivery of the On Street Sales channel to budget.

This role reports to the General Manager. You must have the right to work in the UK.

For more information, including the full job description, and to apply for the role please contact us.


Recruitment for the 2017 Season

Sales & Promotion staff

How would you like to work outside at magnificent landmarks such as Trafalgar Square, The Tower of London or Buckingham Palace meeting people from all over the world? And would you like to sell LONDON - the best and easiest product there is to sell? You would? Then read on...

In this unique and varied role, you would be primarily responsible for selling our all-inclusive sightseeing package that includes open-top sightseeing tours, a river cruise and walking tours, as well as promoting out of town coach tours and fast entry tickets to London's top attractions. Customer services are paramount to us so a large part of your day is spent helping thousands of our guests to get the most out of their stay by offering advice, information, and keeping them entertained as they hop on and off our open-top buses.

Successful applicants will be both natural sales people and professional in their approach to customer care. You will need to be highly articulate, confident and have an excellent sense of humour. If you have these attributes then previous experience isn't essential as you will benefit from our in-house training which will be given to ensure your full potential is reached.

As well as a high hourly rate of pay, there are other performance bonuses for hard workers. Weekend working is essential. This can be an excellent seasonal position or a chance to forge a strong career in Sales, Customer Services, Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality. So, if you think this is the job for you, we’re waiting to hear from you!

Tour Guides

You would be guiding on one of our open-top buses giving our customers an entertaining and informative commentary the whole way round the tour. It is hard work but also so much fun; sharing your passion of London with our thousands of customers can be so rewarding.

Successful applicants will need to be highly articulate, possess character and an excellent sense of humour. If you have these attributes then previous experience isn't essential as full training will be given.

Have you got what it takes to become a Big Bus Guide?

  • Articulate
  • Enthusiastic about London
  • Reliable
  • Great presentation skills
  • Working 4 days per week on a rota basis
  • Must be available to work throughout the whole of July and August
  • Must be available to work throughout the whole of 2017 Season
  • Weekend working essential

If so, email us your CV

Casual Contract Drivers

Our team of causal drivers provide additional resource at weekends and throughout our peak periods.

Terms of employment:

  • Two weeks in advance you would notify us of your availability for work and any available duties will be allocated to you.
    Casual contracted drivers are not guaranteed any basic amount of hours.
  • Full uniform supplied.
  • Earliest sign on – 06:30 – Latest finish 21:30.
  • Accrual of annual leave.

You must have / be:

  • PCV licence (automatic)
  • A valid Driver Qualification Card
  • Smart appearance
  • Enthusiastic
  • Confident with passenger interaction
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Eligible to work in UK for term of contract

If you are interested in a position please email for an application form.

Employment is subject to references and a probationary period.