Driver, Taxi

Lockerby Taxi Inc based in Sudbury, ON is  looking suitable candidates for the position of Driver, Taxi who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. Our core transportation services include Lockerby Taxi, Accessibility Transportation, Speciality Advertisement Taxis, Bus Charters and Vehicle Sales and Service. As an industry leader, we are always seeking out new opportunities and methods to provide faster more efficient services to our customers.

Lockerby Taxi has a 24 hour state of the art computerized dispatch service, with a repair service centre located at our head office in Sudbury’s South End. At Lockerby Transportation, we pride ourselves on moving you and your parcels reliably and responsibly. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time. The shift timing includes Evening, Night, Weekend and Early Morning.

Employer Name: Lockerby Taxi Inc
Position: Driver, Taxi
No. of vacancies: 10
Salary: 42% commission per sale Minimum wage is guaranteed
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Sudbury, ON

Job Description

  • The candidate should drive taxicabs, limousines, company cars, or privately-owned vehicles to transport passengers.
  • The candidate will be required to assist clients or guests with special needs.
  • The candidate will be required to provide pick up and delivery services on request.
  • The candidate will be required to record transactions
  • The candidate will be required to operate two-way radios
  • The candidate would be responsible for collecting fare
  • The candidate will be expected to help passengers with their luggage and to board vehicles.
  • The candidate will be responsible for picking up passengers and driving them to their destinations.
  • The candidate must ensure that each journey is both safe and enjoyable.
  • The candidate would be in charge of starting and stopping the taximeter at the appropriate times.
  • The candidate would be responsible for selecting the fastest route to the client’s destination, unless otherwise requested.
  • The candidate would be in charge of informing customers about services and attractions that might be of interest to them.
  • The candidate would be in charge of adhering to traffic laws pay all necessary levies.
  • The candidate would be in charge of ensuring the safety of the clients throughout the journey.
  • The candidate would be in charge of processing cash payments and ensuring that there is always enough change on hand.
  • The candidate would be in charge of ensuring that the vehicle is clean and in good working order.
  • The candidate would be in charge of determining the correct fare and returning the correct change.
  • The candidate will be required to ask for directions or use GPS to determine directions.
  • The candidate must maintain regular communication with the dispatcher prior to, during, and after each trip.
  • While driving, the candidate must avoid answering unnecessary and lengthy calls.
  • The candidate will be required to turn off the taximeter as soon as the taxi comes to a stop and collect the fare from the passenger.
  • The candidate must reset the taximeter immediately after each run or before the next run.
  • The candidate must never drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs that may impair driving.
  • The candidates will be required to follow safety regulations and state laws when operating a vehicle, as well as ensure that passengers follow applicable safety regulations.
  • Candidates must ensure that vehicle equipment such as brakes, lights, windshield wipers, and so on are properly maintained and operating.
  • The candidates must report vehicle problems to dispatchers or company mechanics.
  • Candidates will be required to perform routine vehicle maintenance such as adding gasoline, oil, and water and checking tyre pressure, as well as ensure more specialised maintenance and repairs are performed.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English or French Language
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience
  • The ideal candidate should have 5 or more years of working experience in similar industry.
  • The candidate must have Driver’s Licence
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.
  • The candidate should have good physical and healthy state to perform all tasks quickly, effectively, and efficiently.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral communication
  • The candidate must be able to drive for long periods of time.
  • The candidate must be adaptable and foresighted in order to deal with unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
  • The candidate should have a strong understanding of safety regulations, including not only traffic laws but also rules governing how often they must rest, the maximum number of miles they can drive, and so on.
  • The candidate should be familiar with basic first aid procedures.
  • The candidate should have excellent Hand-eye coordination.
  • The candidate must be able to complete the assigned route on time.
  • The candidate should always look for ways to improve and promote quality, and should be able to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
  • The candidate should be well-versed in basic vehicle inspection and maintenance, such as checking tyre pressure and oil and water levels.
  • The candidate must travel frequently or constantly
  • The candidate should be client focused
  • The candidate must be able to comprehend and adhere to safety procedures.
  • The candidate should have valid driver’s licence
  • The candidate should be well-versed in motor vehicle laws.

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should have clean driving record with no at-fault accidents or traffic citations
  • The candidates should be eligible for professional liability insurance
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.

Own Tools/Equipment

  • The candidate must have a cell phone.

Transportation/Travel Information

  • For transportation, the candidate should use their own vehicle.
  • The candidate is able to travel by public transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • This is a fast paced environment
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in sitting position
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be physically fit.
  • The candidate must be able to remain calm in a stressful situation.

Benefits

  • Under Financial Benefits, the selected candidate would get Gratuities and Gasoline paid.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

In person

339 Harrison Drive
Sudbury, ON
P3E 5E1 Between 10:00 AM and 06:00 PM

By phone

705-522-2222 extension 217 Between 10:00 AM and 06:00 PM

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