Taxi Driver job Houston Texas
Taxi Driver job Houston Texas
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Taxi Driver Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 8689665
Location: Houston, Texas Date Posted: 5/29/2019
Wage: Category: Agency
Job Code:
Number Of Openings: 100

Job Description:
Looking for Taxi Driver in Houston, Texas.

Friendly, well-groomed applicants with clean driving records are the most requirement for candidates for taxi driver positions. Candidates with schedule flexibility are preferred, as 12-hour shifts, night, holiday, and weekend work are often required. There are no formal education requirements for taxi drivers.
Drivers are also required to be licensed in the state in which he or she will be driving.

Taxi Driver Duties and Responsibilities
While the minimum age requirement and the clean driving record requirements may vary from state to state, the primary duties performed by taxi drivers are more uniform. These core duties include:

Operate Vehicle

Taxi drivers are responsible for utilizing a vehicle that is leased from the cab company to pick up passengers from a specified location and quickly and safely deliver them to their drop-off destination.

Load and Unload Passengers

They are expected to provide professional and courteous service to all passengers. As a part of this customer service, taxi drivers assist riders with their luggage, bags, grocery, etc. when they enter and exit the vehicle.

Maintain Vehicle

To ensure that passengers have safe riding experience, drivers are responsible for performing routine checks on their vehicle such as measurement of fluid levels and tire inspection and reporting any problems.

Keep Records

Taxi drivers have to maintain accurate logs of mileage, travel time, fares, and work hours. This is important for payroll and tax purposes.

Clean Vehicles

A clean vehicle contributes to a more pleasant and comfortable riding experience for passengers. Taxi drivers help create this greater experience by washing the outside of the vehicle and cleaning and vacuuming the inside of the cab.

Taxi Driver Skills and Qualifications
Taxi drivers should enjoy driving and have a good knowledge of getting around in the city or cities in which they will be driving. Interpersonal skills and the ability to follow directions are also sought by employers. Other preferred skills/abilities employers look for:

Communication Taxi drivers must be able to effectively interact verbally with dispatchers from whom they will receive passenger pick up instructions and with passengers from various levels of society who they are responsible for driving
Map Reading Maps may be utilized to determine the most efficient way to get a passenger to his or her destination
Math Basic math skills are required to count cash fares and give back accurate change and to calculate hours, mileage, and commissions
Problem Solving Taxi drivers must be able to make quick decisions concerning route changes in the event of closed roads, construction, and/or heavy traffic and resolve passenger complaints
Driving Skills The ability to manoeuvre the vehicle safely in high traffic and adverse weather conditions is necessary for passenger safety

Taxi Driver Education and Training
Education above the secondary level is not required for taxi drivers and for many companies, a high school diploma is not a requirement. On-the-job training is provided for most positions, with one to two years of driving experience preferred.

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Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Education Required:
Overnight Travel:
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Job Benefits:
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Contact Information:
Contact Name: Veyuu Technology Company Type: Other
Company: Veyuu Technologies
City: Houston
State: Texas

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