Key responsibilities include the following : To drive a bus or vehicle in according to National Road Traffic Act To check the condition of the vehicle prior to commencing service by ensuring but not limited to the following.
Carrying out the safety walk round check, i.e. pre-trip and post-trip inspections To complete trip log; i.e. open and close kilometers per trip or route.
To drive the allocated vehicles in a safe, legal and professional way To drive to the set timetable, not running early or late, when it is safe to do so To ensure that rules of the road are observed within bus depots and bus stations public roads and abnormal conditions Required to wear prescribed uniforms at all times whilst on duty Communicate effective in a professional manner with customers To provide a professional, courteous and friendly service to all stakeholders To drive to the set timetable, not running early or late, when it is safe to do so Ensuring that the vehicle is clean and tidy prior to commence route or trip Report vehicles or buses that are not roadworthy Report any defect in the vehicle or equipment is reported as soon as possible to the Operations Controller - and ensure it is submitted on completion of trip / route Timeous reporting of expiring vehicle license and COF Carry out lawful and reasonable duties required by OHS, SHEQ To ensure a full understanding of emergency and evacuation plans and procedures Understand University Health & Safety Policy, and Emergency Fire Procedures Ensure safety hazards and risks are identified and reported to the operations manager immediately Attend safety and compliance meetings Requirements : Grade 12 Minimum 3 years active passenger driving experience on buses Valid Driver’s License Code EC1 (0,4) or EC Professional Driving Permit (PrDP) Technical Competencies : Advance Driving Skills Basic writing and numeracy skills Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours Customer Service Communication Skills Interpersonal Skills Relationship Building Compliance / Statutory Requirements (Knowledge, Understanding and or Training) OHS Act AARTO Act National Road Traffic Act