What does a Driver Helper do?

A driver is responsible for transporting either cargo or passenger from one location to another. They are responsible for the safe transit of the passengers or cargo. A few of the main duties of a driver are following traffic laws, correctly following the right route, ensure that there is enough gas, and maintain a clean car interior. They also have to be very timely and know where they are going.

A driver does not need any experience but should have a high school diploma or GED equivalent. One of the most important skills that a driver will have is their ability to navigate through traffic. Another skill is upbeat attitude as the driver will need to make sure that the clients are satisfied with their service. They also need to be able to drive defensively to protect the passengers or cargo.

What responsibilities are common for Driver Helper jobs?
  • Follow all traffic laws
  • Drive defensively to ensure safety
  • Keep all windows in the car spotless
  • Keep the interior of the car spotless
  • Make sure there is always enough gas to get to the destination
  • Keep accurate count of gas usage, miles, and other data
  • Ensure that car maintenance is taken care of
  • Accurately follow the correct route
What are the typical qualifications for Driver Helper jobs?
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid state driver's license
  • Have been driving for at least 5 years
  • Great time management skills
  • Great customer attitude and attentiveness
  • Ability to operate a vehicle for 8 hours
  • Physically able to lift 50 pounds
  • Open to working nights and weekends
  • Great organizational skills
EducationGED / High School Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.3 ★
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Career Opportunity
3.0 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Driver Helper Salaries near Hong Kong

Average Base Pay

HK$12,000 /month
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Driver Helper Career Path

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All My Sons Moving & StorageAll My Sons Moving & Storage
6 Oct 2022

“New hire great first impressions honestly haven't been around long enough to give a great review”

2 May 2023

“Late hours/tough schedule if you want great money Have to calculate and pay taxes on your own”

Door Dasher Driver
7 May 2022

“I don't really know any upper management but whatever you all are doing is amazing and working beautifully 😊 excellent!!”

16 Aug 2021

“You get to pick your own hours which helped me with school and its base pay was good too.”

Amazon FlexAmazon Flex
1 Mar 2022

“Flexible self schedule allows you to choose when you work and how much you work.”

Driver Operations Team Manager
3 Nov 2023

“Fantastic opportunity for growth and development here and I look forward to my future here with the Warburtons family.”

26 Jun 2022

“It is a great way to help those unable to drive and brighten their day along the way.”

Brink's, IncorporatedBrink's, Incorporated
15 Feb 2022

“Good pay with OT if you wanted it and most of the employees were solid to work with.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of drivers

The typical day of a driver involves transporting cargo and passengers safely and efficiently. A driver needs to obey traffic laws, pay attention to vehicle maintenance, and navigate well. Additionally, drivers need to have strong people skills when dealing with passengers.

Driving affords varying opportunities including driving trucks, buses, and private vehicles as well as working as a delivery driver. The job requires a lot of sitting, but an advantage of working as a driver is getting to visit different locations, businesses, and people throughout the day.

A U.S. driver's average salary is HK$12,000 per year. Depending on location, industry, and experience, drivers can make up to HK$12,000 per year. Some businesses, like restaurants, hire drivers on a part-time basis, while other businesses hire full-time drivers on a salary.

As with any job, there are some challenges to being a driver, for example feeling stress while dealing with traffic or in the monotony of long hours on the road. Some driver roles, like delivery driving, require physical strength. Others, like taxi driving, require deep knowledge of local roads and good customer service.

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