Edinburgh Taxi is a thriving company with an a number of opportunities for both employment and partnerships. For any opportunity listed below please contact us to enquire.
Driving a taxi requires patience, good communication skills, sound driving and a friendly manner. As a taxi driver you are able to select your working hours from a variety of set shift patterns, either full or part time. You will be responsible for transporting customers to and from their destination in a safe and efficient manner.
As a freelance employee you will have the opportunity to maximise your earnings through hard work and dedication. As a company we supply and manage your vehicle, taking care of all the paperwork and maintenance.
If you don’t already have one, a PHC license from the Edinburgh City Council is neccessary. If you are currently unlicensed then we can assist you in making an application, which usually takes 5 weeks to obtain.
A criminal background check and medical will be performed, so it is vital you are free of any convictions (excluding traffic violations) for a minimum period of five years and are in good health.
Your salary is dependant upon how much you work. Generally, most drivers earn upwards of £1,500 per calender month. As a freelance operative you are responsible for your own tax and National Insurance contributions.
Front of House
Providing an efficient transportation service could not be achieved without staff on the front line who are able to handle incoming bookings and enquiries politely and quickly. As a Front of House member of staff, you will deal directly with customers and during quiet periods, assist with administrative duties.
Experience is not essential but desired. Full training will be given and as well as a choice of shift patterns. Salary is negotiable.