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Req ID: 14521

About Discovery

Discovery’s core purpose is to make people healthier and to enhance and protect their lives. We seek out and invest in exceptional individuals who understand and support our core purpose, and whose own values align with those of Discovery. Our fast-paced and dynamic environment enables smart, self-driven people to be their best. As global thought leaders, Discovery is passionate about innovating in order to not only achieve financial success, but to ignite positive and meaningful change within our society.

Key Purpose

The shuttle driver is responsible for providing and enforcing safe travel for employees utilizing the employee shuttle. The shuttle driver is responsible for following all traffic rules and laws and for helping maintain healthy and clean vehicles.

Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

  • Transporting of personnel to various destinations according to schedules.
  • Vehicle maintenance –Daily checking of vehicle tyre pressure and fluids such as oil and petrol; reporting potential mechanical problems to Team Leader.
  • Weekly vehicle checks.
  • Ad Hoc assistance within Logistics as and when required.
  • Weekly vehicle checks.
  • Ad Hoc assistance within Logistics as and when required.
  • Personal Attributes and Skills
  • Receive, action and close CA calls.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Use and complete forms and logs.
  • Must be able to fill in for other Shuttle Driver team members.
  • Excellent time keeping and time management
  • Health and Safety participation.
  • Ability to work after hours and on week-ends when necessary.
  • Must be able to work under pressure

NB: The role is not limited to the key outputs mentioned above

Personal Attributes and Skills

  • Ability to perform manual labour.
  • Receive, action and close CA calls related to driver outputs.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Excellent time keeping and time management
  • Ability to work overtime if/when necessary.
  • Must be able to work under pressure.
  • Communication – communicates clearly and professionally.
  • Interpersonal skills – relates well to diverse people
  • Self motivated
  • Basic computer skills
  • Priorities tasks as needed
  • Excellent time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency

Education and Experience

Essential:

  • Minimum qualification – Matric
  • Valid Code 10 licence
  • Code 14 and PDP Licence – advantageous
  • Must have minimum 3 – 5 years relevant experience
  • Good knowledge of Port Elizabeth and surrounding areas to facilitate driver duties.
  • Must be computer literate

EMPLOYMENT EQUITY

The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

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