Bus and Taxi Driver / Operator

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Our client a multinational organization with offices in several continents is urgently looking to fill vacancies for their operation at Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean Highland.

POSITION TITLE: Bus and Taxi Driver/Operator

DEPARTMENT: Base Support Vehicles and Equipment – Vehicle Operations

POSITION REPORT TO: Supervisor, Vehicle Operations


  • Under the supervision of the Supervisor and/or Manager, the Bus Driver drives a taxi and/or full-size bus to transport clients, trainees, or company personnel.
  • Drives a vehicle from an individual, job sites, or other destinations according to the assigned schedule.
  • Provides safe and comfortable transportation to and from one destination to another.


  • Provides scheduled and unscheduled taxi service to ensure passengers are picked up and dropped off at designated locations in an appropriately sized vehicle (e.g., number of occupants per vehicle including the driver shall not exceed manufacturer’s designation), and transported in a safe and timely manner.
  • Provides shuttle bus services to ensure passengers are picked up and dropped off at designated locations, and transported in an appropriate, safe, and timely manner.
  • Provides scheduled shuttle bus services to ensure passengers are picked up and dropped off at designated locations, and transported in an appropriate, safe, and timely manner.
  • Provides scheduled bus service to transport COMPSRON, and MSC personnel between the cantonment area, work sites, and/or pier side.
  • Provides bus service for special events. Special events include but are not limited to: Guest and Allied fleet visits, aircrew transport, ship crew liberty, mariner repatriation, military exercises, and other unscheduled requirements as requested.
  • Daily the interior of the buses shall be cleaned and free of dust, graffiti, or litter, and weekly the exterior shall be washed.
  • Ensures vehicle is maintained in a serviceable and clean condition.
  • Observes and follow all safety rules and procedures, including wearing required personal protective equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet organizational/operational objectives.


BASIC JOB QUALIFICATIONS: (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Considerable knowledge of the hazards involved in equipment operation and the safety precautions necessary.
    • Knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, and checking oil and water levels.
    • Must speak, read, and understand the English Language.
  • Must pass overseas medical screening and be in good health.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with the following license codes (2, 3, and 8 or B, B1, D, BE, and CE).



  • Must have at least a High School diploma is required.



  • Must have at least three (3) years of experience as a Bus and/or Taxi Driver.

Basic terms of the job offer.

  • Assignment Duration: 12 months. Renewal subject to performance.

  • Base Monthly Salary: 48 hours per week minimum work requirement: $540.00 (based on 48 hr. work week requirement)

  • Working schedule: 48 hours per week (8 hours per day/6 days a week)

  • Payroll period: Monthly. Amount give take home.

  • Overtime: Work more than 8 hours per day or work performed on a rest day and/or holiday, will be paid as overtime at the base salary rate.

  • Accommodations: Housing, transportation, meals in-country, and laundry facilities are provided

  • Sick Leave: Employee will accrue 2.67 hours of sick leave for each full month of service, beginning with the completion of the first full month of Foreign Service employment.

  • Annual leave Up to 21 days paid at the end of each 12-month contract.

  • Travel will be provided by the employer to the employee’s home country.

Other requirements

  • Your Passport must be valid for at least 12 months, with at least 6 total blank visa pages remaining.

  • Your driver’s license must be valid for at least 6 months (unless processing for a CDL-required position, which will require 12 months remaining).

  • Updated covid and yellow fever vaccination certificate

  • Medical exam report at a date to be advised.


Salient Features

Experience Required3 Years
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