Tour Driver Job Vacancy in Kenya

Job Advertisement: Tour Driver

The main role for this position is to transfer and escort guests in luxury comfort and safety to the fulfillment and enjoyment of their tour.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive guests, staff and other authorised persons as per instructions
  • Observe the road and traffic laws and regulations of the republic of Kenya
  • Ensure that safe driving practices are adhered to including local driving codes and Company’s agreed driving standards.
  • Ensure the safety of guests, oneself and other road users at all times
  • Carry out assignments as per Transport Chart and instructions given by the Transport Manager
  • Ensure vehicle is kept clean, tidy and in good working condition at all times
  • Ensure vehicle is kept secure at all times
  • Make sure the vehicle is in good and serviceable mechanical condition at all times
  • Inspect vehicle prior departing for a tour or safari, and equip the vehicle with all the required Company’s supplies needed from the stores.
  • Ensure vehicle repairs are carried out properly and to satisfactory completion as per the Company’s specifications and road test the vehicle before embarking on any job assignment.
  • Prepare and submit vehicle monitoring report, including records of vehicle maintenance, expenses, mileage, as per the Company’s transport guidelines.
  • Keep an accurate Log Book of daily movements, servicing and vehicle defects. Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, etc
  • Assist guests with delivery of luggage to and from the vehicle.
  • Assist the Transport Manager to ensure vehicle insurance and other Government licenses requirements are updated according to schedule.
  • Maintain high profile image of the Company and follow code of conduct.

Personal Qualities, Qualifications and Experience.

  • Good understanding of Kenya traffic law.
  • Good traffic judgment.
  • Good knowledge about vehicle mechanics.
  • Knowledge of the Nairobi routings , hotels and restaurants
  • Excellent driving skills with zero accident record.
  • Flexible, effective team work and interpersonal skills.
  • Willing to work long and irregular hours, shift duty and on public holidays
  • Good in communicating in English both written and oral.
  • A team player – personable, caring, helpful, reliable and diplomatic
  • Good personal grooming & personal presentation.
  • Clean Driving license.
  • A certificate of good conduct.
  • P.S.V License.
  • Ministry of Tourism license
  • K.C.S.E Certificate
  • KPSGA certificate – Preferably Silver level certification.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience as a driver with good driving record and preferably from a tour and travel industry.
  • Holder of qualification in Vehicle Maintenance and Repairs desirable.

Application Procedure

Only those who meet the above qualifications should email their resume together with a covering letter indicating the position on the subject line to on or before 11 January 2020.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Transport and Logistics
Updated: January 7, 2020 — 4:04 pm