Africa Personnel Services - windhoek, namibia
2 months ago
As a Driver, you will be responsible for operating and driving various types of vehicles to transport passengers, goods, or materials safely and efficiently. Your role may involve driving company-owned vehicles or vehicles hired for transportation services. You must adhere to traffic laws, company policies, and safety guidelines to ensure the safety of passengers and cargo during transportation.
- Vehicle Operation: Safely operate different types of vehicles, such as cars, vans, trucks, buses, or specialized vehicles, depending on the specific job requirements.
- Passenger Transportation : Transport passengers to designated locations, including airports, hotels, offices, or other destinations, ensuring a comfortable and timely journey.
- Cargo Transportation: Transport goods, products, or materials to designated locations, following the prescribed routes and delivery schedules.
- Vehicle Maintenance: Regularly inspect and maintain the assigned vehicle(s), checking for mechanical issues, fuel levels, and ensuring proper cleanliness and hygiene standards.
- Safety Compliance: Adhere to all traffic laws, regulations, and company policies to ensure the safety of passengers, cargo, and other road users.
- Route Planning: Plan the most efficient and suitable routes for the scheduled trips to minimize delays and optimize fuel consumption.
- Documentation: Maintain accurate records of trips, mileage, fuel consumption, and any incidents or accidents that occur during transportation.
- Customer Service: Provide excellent customer service to passengers or clients, assisting them with boarding, luggage handling, and addressing any inquiries or concerns.
- Communication: Maintain effective communication with dispatchers, supervisors, or other team members to relay information about trip progress, changes in schedules, or any other relevant updates.
- Any administration duties.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- Valid driver's license for the specific type of vehicle to be operated (GP) - 2 years of driving experience.
- Time management and organizational skills to keep track of deliveries and stay on schedule.
- Excellent driving record with no history of accidents or traffic violations.
- Strong knowledge of traffic laws, regulations, and safety procedures.
- Physical fitness and endurance to handle long hours of driving and potential lifting or carrying of cargo.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills for interacting with passengers, clients, and team members.
- Ability to remain calm and composed in challenging or stressful situations.
- Attention to detail and a responsible attitude towards vehicle maintenance and safety.
- Flexibility with work hours, as some positions may require working evenings, weekends, or holidays.
Closing date: 8th of August 2023