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Lakeside are looking for professional and courteous drivers. Whether you are currently working as a Hackney / Private Hire driver and would like a change, or, if you are a new driver looking to start in the taxi industry, we appreciate your interest in our company and would like to speak with you. 

We offer assistance and guidance in obtaining your Hackney / Private Hire licence with South Lakeland District Council.

The current requirements from South Lakeland District Council include, a full enhanced D,B,S (Formerly CRB) Medical (with your own doctor) Local knowledge test and practical driving test with Lancaster Training Services Ltd.

If you feel you fit the above requirements we want to hear from you, fill out the form below or telephone (Windermere Office) 015394 88888 or (Kendal Office) 01539 239239 for more information.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Telephone Operator/dispatchers

The primary purpose of the Taxi Operator / dispatcher is to maintain the order and continuity of the taxi fleet, be able to dispatch vehicles and drivers to meet customer’s transportation needs. 

Convey a high profile of the company by being neatly dressed and offering quality customer service.

This position requires control, multi-tasking, superior organizational skills, honesty, strong leadership, and unbiased nature. 

Ability to speak English reasonably well .

Have the communication skills to relay messages through a radio system and the telephone.

Utilizing professional telephone etiquette and must be able to give effective instructions to others Must be computer literate, familiarity with Microsoft excel, word, and outlook.

Must be able to sustain a high level of fair play, honesty and consistency.

Duties require the use of considerable initiative, judgment, and resourcefulness.

Position requires working under pressure to meet deadlines, expertise in dealing with people and situations involving complex issues, and establishing cooperative and productive work relationships.

Handle customer questions and complaints, communicate with customers, handle service problems politely and efficiently, follow procedures to solve customer problems, understand company products and services, maintain pleasant and professional image.  

Meet commitments, works independently, accept accountability, handle change, stay focused under pressure, meet attendance/punctuality requirements.

Cumbria Council Badges Escorts

If you currently have a Cumbria County Council Escort Badge contact us now for current availabilities. 

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