The Courier Guy Company is hiring

SplashOut has an exciting opportunity available for a Driver to be based in Umhlanga. The successful incumbent will be responsible to drive vehicles to move goods from one point to another in an efficient, safe and cost-effective manner. The driver is responsible for the vehicle allocated to him and also for the load, from the time the vehicle is loaded until the goods are offloaded at the destination and the vehicle returns to the depot. The driver is responsible for all relevant documentation and for ensuring that the relevant signatures, where required, are obtained. Ensure that there is compliance with all policies and procedures and strict adherence to internal controls. All ad-hoc tasks as requested by Management are timeously and diligently completed. The driver must drive in a courteous and professional with due respect to all road users. The driver must bear in mind at all times that they are a direct reflection of Splash Out, Winning Form and Hollywoodbets Division.

Minimum requirements:

  • Must be in possession of valid driver’s license that is held for a minimum of 3 years.
  • 3 years’ experience in driving.
  • Geographical knowledge.


Financial metrics

  • The incumbent will be responsible for the transportation of Team Members & cargo / goods as & when required to do so.
  • The incumbent will be required to assist in the warehouse and other adhoc duties when there are no driving duties available.
  • Achieve and sustain driver score targets as predefined.
  • Where additional safety equipment / equipment has been issued to an incumbent due to the nature of the job he is working on, it is expected that they be in possession of and use such equipment where required.
  • The incumbent is fully responsible for the vehicle allocated to him, including any other equipment allocated to the incumbent or the vehicle.
  • The incumbent is responsible for the safety of the vehicle, passengers and its cargo.
  • The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that any problems that do occur are reported immediately and are also reported on the trip sheet.
  • The incumbent is responsible for carrying out pre on-route and post-trip roadworthy inspections using the prescribed forms and for reporting any defects.
  • The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that he does not operate a damaged or defective vehicle unless repairs have been carried out on the vehicle.
  • The incumbent is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and neatness of the vehicle at all times.
  • The incumbent is expected to travel only on authorized routes in a safe, courteous and cautious manner.
  • Carrying of goods include the following:
  • That the correct goods has been loaded and delivered/collected.
  • The incumbent is responsible for all aspects of the goods including the following:
  • That the goods and documentation correspond (ie – quantity and description).
  • That the incumbent is present at loading of vehicles at suppliers and customers to monitor that the goods

loaded correspond with the documentation and to note any differences.

  • That the incumbent is present at offloading of vehicles to monitor that the load is in good condition and to record breakages or discrepancies.
  • The incumbent must report any losses or damage to goods to his Supervisor immediately.
  • The incumbent is expected to contact his home depot if he is delayed for longer than 30 minutes.
  • The incumbent is responsible for the goods from the time of departure to the destination and safe offloading.
  • The incumbent is expected to carry out any other duties, responsibilities or lawful instructions given to him by a Supervisor or Manager.
  • Inform customers of price changes and other notices regarding them as directed by management.
  • Cash collection and banking thereof.
  • Inspecting outlets, especially CNA’s to ensure that our magazines are displayed clearly and that are still well stocked.
  • Provide timeous feedback to management.
  • Transporting team members and guests as directed by management.
  • Ensure that all collections of books and cash balances up daily to CO 1.
  • CNA proof of delivery notes must be picked up on time.
  • Publication returns must be accurately counted and agreed with the CNA/other customer at the time of collection.
  • Safe custody of the handheld machines.
  • It is expected that the incumbent completes all trips within the scheduled times as instructed by the supervisor/ controllers.
  • The incumbent may not stop the vehicle in any spot other than an authorized stopping point, unless there is an emergency that prevents the vehicle from driving to the next authorized stopping points.
  • In the event of an accident ensure that the incident form is completed and the incident reported to SAPS and a case number obtained. This must be done within 24 hours and must be done even if the driver is not at fault. Notify the Fleet Assistant immediately of the incident.


  • Satisfactorily completion of advanced driver training and driver courtesy training on the road / similar program relevant to the vehicle and nature of load being transported.
  • Timeous submission of claims, sick leave, annual leave, overtime etc
  • 100% compliance with bio time.
  • Attend specific training as directed by your line report.
  • The incumbent is expected to report for duty on time and to be neatly dressed in the uniform supplied to him.

Compliance, risk and quality

  • 100% with company policies and procedures specific to your role.
  • Completely refrain from being behind the wheel when intoxicated (drugs/alcohol). If it is suspected that an incumbent is under the influence of alcohol or drugs they will be subjected to a breathalyzer or other tests. Examinations/testing will also occur on a random basis from time to time.
  • 100% compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • 100% compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Make use of the Hotline to report any suspicion of fraud.
  • No transport of passenger is permitted under any circumstance unless approved by your line report.
  • No conducting of private courier services with the use of the employer vehicle.
  • Under no circumstances may a driver inform any other person about the goods in his vehicle.
  • Complete medical examinations at the discretion of the employer.
  • The incumbent must have the following documents in his possession at all times:
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid PRDP
  • Valid passport documents where necessary

Growth and new markets/products

  • Respect all customers of Racing Distribution.
  • Maintain a positive, energetic and professional appearance when dealing with customers

Skills and competencies:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates exceptional attention to detail.
  • Must be results driven.
  • Ability to work under pressure and still produce quality results timeously.

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