Coastal Rides is a BC based ride-hailing company. We are working to improve the transportation options in rural and smaller communities throughout the province. We are looking for a dedicated individual to lead the service in Prince George and make things happen in the community. You will essentially be an entrepreneur, your time, effort and enthusiasm are your investment. Compensation is based on commission plus generous profit share.
Ensuring lights on coverage for hours of operation. Meaning that if we say we are operational, there is at least one driver online.
Communicating with management to adjust operating hours according to driver supply.
Provide local oversight of driver compliance with passenger transportation regulations
Driver recruitment: Work with local drivers to help them understand the opportunity and answer questions.
Driver onboarding: local in person checks of driver documents and vehicles.
Driver training: training and familiarization with the driver app, driver procedures, and compliance with passenger transportation regulations.
Building local partnerships that could support customer acquisition, marketing, driver acquisition, discounts for drivers, or dedicated service agreements.
Digital marketing input: Provide advice and build local content for digital and social marketing.
Local government outreach: Work with local government to ensure our operations have a positive impact on the community and we comply with all local regulations.
Service design and expansion: Work with the management team to ideate and build new and innovative service opportunities.
Expectations and compensations: Long hours and little pay to start with. To begin with, much of your income will be from driving on the platform. We want to work with you to build up operations within the community so that we can both profit. This is a management contract that pays a percentage of revenue and profit from the operations you manage. You need to be interested in working with us for a longer term commitment to make this worthwhile. Ride-hailing is new in BC and we want your help bringing this modern transportation revolution to the community.
Tech savvy: You don’t need to be a developer but you need to know your way around common productivity tools and have the ability to troubleshoot simple issues with mobile device settings.
Qualified driver: You need to be a qualified driver for ride-hailing in BC (or within 3 months). This means a minimum Class 4 license, clean drivers abstract and criminal record.
A people person: You will need to work with drivers to help them understand the driver app system and all processes and procedures. You will also be a customer service expert, providing outstanding service to riders.
Networking and community outreach: You will be great at creating partnerships with local businesses, community organizations, and other strategic partners. These partnerships will be critical to our/your success.
Availability: To start with you may be the only driver available at certain times. To help get this off the ground you will be responsible for keeping the lights on at certain times and days. So you need consistent availability that you can build the business around.
Communication: You are a skilled communicator and not afraid to ask for help, or tell it like it is.
Vehicle: You will need a vehicle that is less than 10 years old and passes a commercial vehicle inspection.
Provide your own secure and reliable computer and mobile phone
Please send a cover letter introducing yourself and a resume detailing your experience.APPLY NOW! • SERVICE MANAGER – PRINCE GEORGE • Coastal Rides
Post Date: October 9, 2020 Deadline for Application: October 31, 2020
5139 Radcliffe Road
Coastal Rides is a locally owned ride-hailing service on the Sunshine Coast. BC's Sunshine Coast is a magnificient stretch of coastline on the BC mainland, but isolated from the rest of the province dues geography. Only a short 40 minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay, the Sunshine Coast is an easy destinaiton for car free travellers from Vancouver.
Coastal Rides connects visitors and locals needing a ride on the Coast with owner operator drivers vis a smart phone app. Our mission is to make living and visiting the Sunshine Coast car-free the preferred choice!