Private Hire Driver job in Leicester City at Topps Express Limited

Private Hire Driver

Company: Topps Express Limited

Location: Leicester UK

Date Posted:May 17, 2018

Job description Your job involves:Picking up and delivering customers Taking the fastest and safest route Helping to load and unload the vehicle Calculating the right fare and returning the correct change Keeping your vehicle clean and in good working order (no one wants to get into a broken, untidy vehicle)The finer details...We are a highly respected Private Hire company with over 25years services to some of Leicestershire’s most prestigiouscompany’s, and we also have a great relationship with our local public.We operate on a 24-hour basis and most drivers work in shifts. Friday and Saturday evenings are usually the busiest time for us, drivers can earn good money you’ll need to be out  (warning: expect tipsier chatty customers during these shifts).Money, money, money The salary for private hire driver jobs ranges between £12k to £25k per annum. To earn good money, you need to put in the hours: the more hours you put in, the more you earn.The good points... You will be driving a MercedesE220 less than 3 years’ old, you will be entitled to 28days paid holiday, working for an established company...and the bad Obviously the traffic can be stressful and, believe it or not, driving a car can be quite a lonely job. You talk about the same stuff all the time; the traffic or the weather, or just not at all.Is there study involved? While there are no minimum qualifications to become a private hire driver, to successfully obtain a license you need to be at least 21 years of age and hold a clean driving license. You'll need to pass a medical test – conditions such as epilepsy, poor eyesight, insulin-treated diabetes and serious heart problems could result in an application being refused. Our Licensing authority require drivers to pass the Driving Standard Agency’s (DSA) vocational driving test.We as a company will help you achieve your ambition to become a first class corporate driver driving for some of Leicester’s most prestigious companies.OK, I'm interested... But is it really the job for me? Conscientious, careful drivers wanted, so if you suffer from road rage or can't stop speeding, it's time to calm down and break the bad habits. Other skills that will help you in the profession are:Good standard of spoken English Great memoryTeam playerThe ability to keep your composure when dealing with unruly passengers. There are additional cost that you will need to pay for but we can offer you a repayment scheme.  View full job description
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