Become a Pedicab Driver
Our Pedicab Drivers really enjoy their work! This is a fun, flexible position for anyone who loves to work outside and enjoys meeting people. You’ll meet people from all over the world, get plenty of exercise and make good money. At VIP Pedicabs, we let you set your own hours so this is a really convenient feature for anyone who is taking some college courses or trying to pick up extra money with part-time work. Set your own schedule and work the hours that best fit your lifestyle. Most drivers operate pedicabs in shifts of 5-8 hours. How much you earn will depend on the number of customers you get. Our more experienced drivers can give you suggestions on where and how to pick up passengers. Training is provided free of charge. Passenger fares are generally from $10 to $25 per person depending on the distance traveled. With five passengers, this equals $50.00 to $125.00. Good pedicab drivers are friendly and outgoing, plus they know how to maneuver in traffic. As you gain more experience, you will be able to maneuver a pedicab in a busy downtown setting with ease. We work with our new pedicab drivers until they are completely comfortable with their job and feel that they can adequately handle the bike and communicate with customers. This is a great Downtown San Diego Job Opportunity for college students or anyone looking to work in a fun outdoor environment. The requirements Include: -Must have a valid CA driver’s license -Must obtain an operator’s permit -Must obtain a business license (also known as a business tax). Pedicab drivers should be physically fit, in good health and able to pedal around downtown for a few hours at a time. Want to join our team? Then please contact us! Below, is some additional info to help you get started in your new career as a pedicabdriver:
As a pedicab driver, you are considered an independent contractor with the City of San Diego. You are your own boss and you schedule your own hours.
How it works is you pay us either a weekly or monthly lease to rent the pedicab, and then you are free to work whenever you want and keep all the money you make.
In order to become a pedicab driver in San Diego, you must have a valid California driver’s license, you must obtain a business tax license, and a pedicab operator’s permit from the city.
To get started, please visit or call the City Treasurer at (619) 236-6112.
PEDICAB OPERATOR INFORMATION SHEET
Also, we invite all driver applicants to come in to our shop on Tuesdays or Thursdays at 2pm in order to check out our facility and learn more information about the job.
If you plan on coming in at those times PLEASE RSVP with us first!