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Port Lincoln Taxi Manager
Port Lincoln SA 5606


An opportunity exists within the Des’s Cabs business for a Port Lincoln Taxi Manager


We are looking for someone who is helpful, polite and knowledgeable and who is able to promote a positive image for the industry. Who can lead from the front and drive a taxi from time to time. Enforce company rules and regulations and maintain the standards expected by the company and regulatory bodies.


Des’s are a family business who have been moving people for over fifty years. The Des's Group is an organisation that understands the importance of people and quality within its business and provides a unique opportunity for the right person to become an integral part of its friendly and supportive team. 


Reporting directly to the Regional General Manager the purpose of this position will be to:


  • Maintain a safe workplace in accordance with OH&S policies and procedures
  • Provide a professional level of service in-line with DPTI rules and regulations
  • Maintain an effective working roster and the day to day operations of the eleven taxis in the Port Lincoln fleet
  • Offer leadership, guidance and support wherever needed
  • Build good working relationships and a good rapport with superiors, colleagues, and drivers within the fleet
  • Ensure driver support is maintained to company standards
  • Maintain clear communication between all parties
  • Monitor, assess and plan Driver recruitment and Training
  • Ensure appropriate action is taken when breaches in the rules are identified.
  • Provide support to the Call Centre staff in the management of drivers
  • Ensure vehicles are serviced and maintained to company standards
  • Manage Accidents
  • Assist with the handling & resolution of Complaints
  • Maintain and Improve on KPI's
  • Support our Hertz rent-a-car franchise
  • Remain flexible to being on call out of hours


To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and attributes:


  • A full SA drivers licence (essential)
  • A Small Passenger Vehicle Driver Accreditation and be willing to drive a taxi
  • A high level of Motivation
  • Skills in using Microsoft Office products
  • Time management skills with the ability to prioritise and maintain accurate records
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills with the ability to build and maintain key relationships
  • Have a positive hands on approach to all aspects of the job with excellent problem solving skills
  • Have a good, sound knowledge of the company's rules and regulations and the Passenger Transport Act.


This is your opportunity to make your mark on the continued success of Des's!


In return you will be part of a growing dynamic company, who are dedicated to developing their people.


Please be sure to include a covering letter addressing the key criteria set out in the Job Description included to the right of the Job Details shown here as the first page of your resume.


This is an excellent opportunity. If you are friendly, reliable, motivated and customer service orientated person who is well presented and flexible towards working hours, then we would like to hear from you!




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