Robben Island Job Vacancies Available


Job Purpose: Transporting passengers over various locations around Robben Island World Heritage site

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 10-12
  • Valid driver’s License (Code EC1, or EC) with valid PDP A MUST
  • Basic first aid and driving courses completed preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ recent driving experience on heavy vehicles, preferably passenger busses A MUST
  • Knowledge of road safety rules and regulations
  • Accident free driving record with no restraints
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Good knowledge of Cape Town area
  • Stable employment record (No unreasonable gaps in employment record, CV must indicate FULL EMPLOYMENT RECORD and employment dates)
  • Must reside near Cape Town
  • Contactable References
  • To start immediately / as soon as possible


  • Transporting passengers over various locations around Robben Island World Heritage site
  • Operate assigned vehicle in a safe, reliable, and professional manner while being courteous, patient, and helpful to all passengers.
  • Transporting passengers on a pre-planned route according to a definite time schedule
  • Assume responsibility for the safety of the passengers embarking and disembarking the vehicle
  • Instructing the passengers in vehicle safety practices
  • Regulating Air-conditioning in the vehicle for comfort of passengers
  • Driving in compliance with National Roads Traffic Acts and regulations
  • Conducting daily vehicle pre-trip inspections; water, fuel, oil and mechanical condition before operations
  • Keeping operational records, writing reports and completes forms as required, may prepare detailed written reports concerning delays, accidents, incidents, breakdowns and mechanical defects, as required by the Transport Manager
  • Adhering to maintenance schedules instructions
  • Assist passengers, such as elderly or disabled individuals, on and off the vehicle and ensuring that they are seated properly
  • Keeping passengers informed of all developments that may affect their trip, such as likely delays
  • Attend training classes with successful completion; answer passenger questions politely and accurately, to include questions about the service area
  • Check wheel ramps all the time to help disabled customers as and when required

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience (Market related)

E-mail detailed CV in Word or PDF (not as a link) to -Please upload your CV here- and indicate Reference CR1773 and your salary expectation. (Also forward a recent photograph and Reference letters if any)