What does a senior driver 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.

  • 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
  • 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
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.3 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.0 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

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Average Base Pay

£24,849 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £25K
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senior driver Career Path

Learn how to become a senior driver, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Read what senior driver professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
16 Aug 2021

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

Private Chauffeur
5 Dec 2019

“Long hours and demanding work however this really is a role in which you get out what you put in.”

NeuLife Rehabilitation NeuLife Rehabilitation
10 May 2020

“I have met new people and I have enjoyed the fun and professional environment we have at NeuLife.”

Driver/Art Handler
24 Mar 2021

“They handle the high end and complex stuff and really work well together to get it done.”

19 Sep 2021

“It is great that you can make your own schedule and dash whenever you can.”

21 Nov 2021

“The pay was decent I only made $40 and then decided it was for me.”

20 Mar 2020

“I bought a new iphone 11 so I could take the best images and they did not pay me!!!”

Lyft Driver
10 Sep 2020

“70 hours a week that is not optimal for car expenses compare to a normal job.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a Senior Driver

When working as a Senior Driver, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are CPR First Aid, Evacuation, CDL, Windows and English.

The most similar professions to Senior Driver are:
  • Bus Driver
  • Delivery Driver
  • School Bus Driver
  • Truck Driver

The most common qualifications to become a Senior Driver is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.