Role - Driver/Valeter
Salary – £22,000 to £22,750 per annum
Contract Type – Full-Time, Permanent
Location – Poole, Dorset, UK
Established over 35 years ago, U-Drive is a family run company. With 8 branches and a fleet of over 3000 vehicles, U-Drive is considered the largest wholly independent vehicle rental company in the Southwest.
We are currently looking to recruit a positive and friendly individual with a ‘Can do’ attitude.
Reporting into the Branch Manager you will work a 45-hour rota, including weekends, and will be providing a complete and efficient driving and valeting service for the hire of rental vehicles, while providing a positive experience.
About the Role
- Clean vehicles to U-Drive standards
- Checking vehicles at the end of hire for damage, using the appropriate provided system
- Reporting faults, damage, or general un-roadworthiness in accordance with safety regulations and Company processes
- Drive, deliver and/or collect vehicles to inter-branch or directly to customer as directed by the Branch Manager
- Ensure that the drivers’ log is completed, signing in and out of branches
- Completing the Pre-Rental Vehicle Inspection for every hire
- Parking vehicles in allocated areas depending on the status of vehicle
- Showing customers to vehicles, marking damage, showing controls, discussing vehicle equipment, fuel type etc to ensure the understanding of the vehicle and customer parking allocations
Team Members Must:
- Be an experienced driver
- Have a full clean UK driving licence
- Able to communicate with people of all levels
- Able to work well in a team
- Good attention to detail
- Honest and trustworthy
- Friendly and polite with a willingness to help others
- Have a positive, ‘Can do’ attitude
- Be able to work in a fast paced, ever changing environment
- Be available to work weekends on a rota basis
What We Can Offer You:
- 30 Days (Including Bank Holidays) Annual Leave in your first year, accruing an additional day each year until your 5th year where you will have 33 Days Annual Leave.
- Discounts at 3000+ stores
- Free Eye Tests
- On-Site Parking
- Competitive Pension
- Employee Discount across U-Drive branches
You will be working 45 hours per week on a rota basis including weekends.
£22,000.00 - £22,750.00
Must hold a full UK Driving Licence for a minimum of 3 years.