We are always on the lookout for motivated and committed people with an interest in The Big Lemon to join our team. Vacancies arise at various times for full-time, part-time and volunteer positions for bus and coach drivers and support staff.

Employment Opportunity for PCV Engineer based in our wokshop in Brighton

We currently have a vacancy for a full-time PCV Engineer. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the post holder will be responsible for the maintenance of The Big Lemon’s fleet of vehicles. Our current fleet is as follows, although this is subject to change:

  • Four Volvo B10M 53/57 seat coaches
  • Three Scania K113 51/55 seat coaches
  • One Mercedes Midibus, 25 seats
  • One VW LT46 minibus, 16 seats
  • One Optare Solo 29 seats

The post has no line management responsibilities initially but this may change as the workshop expands. The post holder will need to work unsupervised and be able to meet operational deadlines. The post holder will need to be flexible, quick-thinking and able to adapt to fast-changing operational circumstances whilst maintaining the highest quality of work.

This is a full-time position of 37.5 hours per week working principally between the hours of 0730-1530 Monday to Friday although some flexibility will be required to meet the operational needs of the company.

This post is available for an immediate start. For details of pay, benefits and the full Job Description & Person Specification please click here.

Applying for the role:

If you are interested in this position please email your CV with a covering letter for the attention of Tom Druitt, Managing Director, to

Please outline clearly how closely you meet each aspect of the person specification, and identify relevant experience in all aspects of the job description.

If you’d like to discuss this role further please call 01273 681681 and ask for  Tom Druitt.

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Full-time & Part-time Bus & Coach Drivers

The Big Lemon is looking for full time and part time bus & coach drivers. Drivers must be over 25 years of age with two years driving experience. A manual PCV licence is essential. Competative rates of pay and the chance to work with a motiveted small team , For further details please click here.

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Volunteers gain valuable experience in a dynamic working environment, and in return for their efforts we provide them with unlimited tea and biscuits, a desk and computer to work with, all the training they need, and a reference afterwards which will be invaluable for future employment.

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Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas does her bit!

Further Information and Applications

We always encourage applications even when there are no vacancies so that when vacancies arise we already have forms on file for interested people and can phone people immediately to arrange an interview.

Please download a Microsoft Word application form and email it to us here.

Alternatively you can download a PDF Application Form, print and send it to The Big Lemon, Protran House, Boundary Road, Brighton BN2 5TJ.


The Big Lemon is an Equal Opportunities and a Living Wage Employer.  Click here to see our Equal Opportunities Policy