Driver Automobile

Automobile Drivers drive company as well as private vehicles to transport passengers to their desired locations. They should have strong driving records and professional conduct when dealing with passengers.

Duties and tasks

  • Assist passengers with their luggage and personal belongings
  • Familiarity with local environment to assist in meeting clients needs
  • Identify shortest/alternate driving routes and traffic patterns
  • Maintain interior and exterior of vehicle
  • Must maintain professionalism in appearance and dealings with passengers
  • Pick up clients at pre-designated or hailed locations use mobile systems to locate passengers
  • Process payments and collect fares for car services

Skills required

  • Customer Service Skills
  • Good Driving Record
  • Professionalism
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Time Management and Punctuality

Working conditions

Automobile Drivers typically work varied hours when passengers schedule a driver, or at various times driving around and picking up passengers needing service. They are required to spend significant amounts of time within a vehicle, driving clients to and from their desired destinations.

Professional associations / Industry information

Australian Driver Trainers Association Victoria
Australian Taxi Drivers Association
Australian Taxi Industry Association
The Australian Driver Trainers Association (ADTA)
The Professional Driver Trainers Association SA Inc. (PDTA)

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  • Car Driver
  • Car Park Attendant
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  • Delivery Driver
  • Hire Car Driver
  • Taxi Driver
  • Truck Driver