Our Careers

Important Information

1  Basic Information
Coastal Cab is looking for motivated, friendly and hardworking individuals to work alongside their one-of-a-kind family. The benefits of working with Coastal Cab are rewarding, because cab drivers and passengers know and respect Coastal Cab for being truly safe, clean & honest. "Business is booming" We have one of the highest volume call centers in Jacksonville!

Because our transportation professionals are not employees, but rather independent contractors, they have the luxury to be their own bosses. Cab drivers create their own schedules and market themselves while creating a regular clientele base and deciding on the length of their lease. Aspiring entrepreneurs have the opportunity to run their own business with the security of having an established company on their side.

Coastal Cab is an EEO employer and proud to have a drug-free environment. All job offers are contingent upon satisfactory results of: drug testing and exam, MVR and criminal background reporting, and professional reference checks.
2  Requirements
To drive a taxi you must meet the following requirements:
  •   Must be a legal US resident.
  •   Must be at least 24 years old.
  •   Must have a valid Florida driver's license.
  •   Must have had a driver's license for at least 39 months
  •   Must have a clean 5 year MVR report, no more than 2 weeks old.
  •   Must pass a five-panel drug screening.
  •   Must pass the background check required for a “Vehicle for Hire Permit” from the City of Jacksonville. The cost of this permit is $50.00 If you already have a permit, the cost to transfer it will be $25.
  •   No Smoking in the vehicles at any time.
  •   Must do regular cleaning of the vehicle inside and out at least every other day.
  •   Must have great people skills and give excellent customer service to all customers.
3  Driving Record
Driving Record:
  •   No chargeable accidents in last 39 months.
  •   No DUI or DWI in last 5 years.
  •   DUI or DWI's older than 5 years must be reviewed by Safety and Compliance Center
  •   No more than 2 moving violations in last 39 months.
  •   No charge of traveling more than 20 mph over the speed limit in last 39 months.
  •   No more than 30 days suspension or lapses in your driving record in last 39 months.
  •   No felony convictions in past ten years.
  •   Felonies from ten years + must be approved by the Safety and Compliance Center.
4  Disqualifications
The following will disqualify an applicant regardless of time frame:
  •   Vehicular homicide.
  •   Manslaughter or assault while operating a motor vehicle.
  •   Any felony convictions with a motor vehicle.
  •   Negligent/reckless driving convictions.
  •   Sex crimes or crimes against children.
  •   Violent crimes.
  •   Any pending criminal matters or outstanding warrants.
5  Responsibilities
Driver Responsibilities:
  •   Be able to read and follow directions.
  •   Must have excellent customer service skills.
  •   Adhere to traffic regulations.
  •   Collect fares and conduct business transactions.
  •   Respond to operational issues and the public per prescribed policy.


Applicant Note

Coastal Cab is an EEO employer and proud to have a drug-free environment. All job offers are contingent upon satisfactory results of: drug testing and exam, MVR and criminal background reporting, and professional reference checks.

This application form is intended for use in evaluating your suitability for employment. It is not an employment contract. Please answer all appropriate questions completely and to the best of your ability. False or misleading statements are grounds for refusal or termination of employment and benefits. Federal law provides penalties for false statements on documents related to U.S. employment eligibility.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination because of gender, marital status, race, age, creed, national origin or the presence of non-job related disabilities, and such information may be omitted from this form. Additional testing of job-related skills, mental, physical abilities, physical condition, and for the presence of drugs in your body will be required prior to and during employment.

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