Driver Assistants

Salary: R6, 300 p/m
Location: South Africa (Major Cities)

We are seeking dedicated Driver Assistants to support our drivers in ensuring safe and efficient transportation of goods or passengers. As a Driver Assistant, you will work closely with the driver, providing assistance in tasks such as loading and unloading, navigation, and ensuring the overall safety and comfort of passengers or cargo. Your role is essential to the success of our transportation operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the driver in loading and unloading goods, packages, or passengers as required.
  • Secure cargo or passenger items to prevent shifting during transit.
  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections to ensure safety.
  • Maintain cleanliness and tidiness of the vehicle’s interior.
  • Assist with route navigation, using GPS or maps, to reach destinations efficiently.
  • Monitor traffic conditions and provide real-time updates to the driver.
  • Assist passengers with boarding, disembarking, and ensuring their comfort and safety during the journey.
  • Handle paperwork and documentation related to transportation, such as delivery receipts or passenger counts.
  • Communicate effectively with the driver to coordinate tasks and address any issues.
  • Adhere to all traffic laws and safety regulations.
  • Report any vehicle maintenance or repair needs to the driver or supervisor.
  • Assist in emergency situations, such as providing first aid or evacuating passengers in the event of an accident.
  • Maintain a professional and courteous demeanor when interacting with passengers, clients, or colleagues.

Qualifications:

  • Grade 8
  • Physical fitness and the ability to lift and move heavy objects.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work well within a team.
  • Attention to detail and a strong focus on safety.
  • Familiarity with basic vehicle maintenance and troubleshooting is a plus.
  • Knowledge of local traffic regulations and routes is beneficial.
  • Customer service skills for passenger-oriented roles.
  • Flexibility to work varied hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays if required.
    Send CV and Cover Letter to: anette.vanrooyen@recruitsearch.co.za
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