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LIMO DRIVER: I Don't Use GPS For This Job

About this video 

Masa is a limo driver. She shares with us what her typical day looks like, and the unusual way she landed her job. Masa also provides good advice those interested in becoming limo drivers.

Degree: Communications - Geographic Information Systems
Job Title: Limousine Driver

Job Summary: Driver/Sales Workers

Job Description

Delivery truck drivers and driver/sales workers pick up, transport, and drop off packages within a small region or urban area.

On-the-Job Training

Short-term on-the-job training

Additional Info

All delivery drivers need a driver’s license.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$15,000 - $45,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
10 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours, Varies Widely
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Travel, Physically demanding
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Hand-eye coordination, Patience, People skills, Verbal communication skills, Strength/stamina

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<span m='19820'>office</span> <span m='20305'>supply</span> <span m='20790'>and</span> <span m='21095'>we</span> <span m='21400'>still</span> <span m='21520'>do.</span> <span m='22280'>So actually</span> <span m='24590'>the limo</span> <span m='25052'>job</span> <span m='25520'>is</span> <span m='25815'>only</span> <span m='26700'>like</span> <span m='27070'>one</span> <span m='27445'>or</span> <span m='27820'>two</span> <span m='28090'>for a</span> <span m='28510'>day.</span> <span m='30020'>[INAUDIBLE]</span> <span m='31915'>go</span> <span m='32410'>for like a</span> <span m='32905'>week</span> <span m='33400'>or so,</span> <span m='33895'>going</span> <span m='34390'>somewhere</span> <span m='34885'>fun.</span> </p><p><span m='35380'>I</span> <span m='35875'>just</span> <span m='36370'>called</span> <span m='36865'>this</span> <span m='37360'>office</span> <span m='37855'>supply</span> <span m='38350'>company</span> <span m='38845'>about</span> <span m='39850'>office</span> <span m='40140'>supply,</span> <span m='41028'>and</span> <span m='41472'>they</span> <span m='42360'>asked</span> <span m='42710'>me</span> <span m='42970'>if</span> <span m='43310'>I wanted</span> <span m='43600'>to</span> <span m='44230'>work</span> <span m='44590'>for</span> <span m='44870'>them.</span> <span m='46250'>So</span> <span m='46658'>it's not</span> <span m='47066'>really</span> <span m='47474'>I</span> <span m='48290'>apply,</span> <span m='49766'>it</span> <span m='50208'>just</span> <span m='50650'>happened</span> <span m='50900'>to</span> <span m='51090'>happen</span> <span m='51460'>to</span> <span m='51670'>me</span> <span m='51850'>to</span> <span m='52330'>work</span> <span m='52810'>for this</span> <span m='53290'>company.</span> <span m='53830'>Since I can drive.</span> <span m='56380'>How</span> <span m='56800'>to</span> <span m='56960'>drive</span> <span m='57230'>for</span> <span m='57530'>more gently,</span> <span m='58930'>you</span> <span m='59150'>know,</span> <span m='60210'>people</span> <span m='60470'>generally--</span> <span m='62513'>how do</span> <span m='62934'>you say--</span> <span m='63780'>it's a little bit different</span> <span m='65314'>for</span> <span m='65610'>driving</span> <span m='66280'>for</span> <span m='66470'>someone else.</span> <span m='67915'>Has</span> <span m='68380'>to</span> <span m='68550'>be extra</span> <span m='68910'>careful.</span> <span m='71340'>Also,</span> <span m='71970'>we</span> <span m='72110'>search</span> <span m='72520'>about</span> <span m='72680'>where</span> <span m='73055'>we</span> <span m='73430'>are</span> <span m='73670'>going.</span> <span m='74010'>We</span> <span m='74745'>search</span> <span m='75210'>about</span> <span m='75480'>where</span> <span m='75750'>we</span> <span m='75950'>are going</span> <span m='76710'>a day</span> <span m='76920'>before</span> <span m='78190'>and</span> <span m='78390'>to</span> <span m='78560'>memorize</span> <span m='79265'>the</span> <span m='79670'>route.</span> <span m='81280'>We</span> <span m='81580'>don't</span> <span m='81750'>use</span> <span m='82095'>a</span> <span m='82440'>GPS</span> <span m='83090'>for</span> <span m='83360'>this job.</span> <span m='83715'>Just</span> <span m='84070'>to</span> <span m='84330'>memorize</span> <span m='84630'>everything.</span> </p><p><span m='86510'>Some</span> <span m='86680'>other</span> <span m='87010'>company</span> <span m='87450'>may</span> <span m='87710'>use</span> <span m='88350'>GPS,</span> <span m='88860'>if</span> <span m='89330'>they are</span> <span m='89580'>more</span> <span m='89790'>busy,</span> <span m='91210'>but</span> <span m='91550'>we</span> <span m='91790'>don't.</span> </p><p><span m='93060'>I use</span> <span m='93350'>a</span> <span m='93570'>device</span> <span m='95420'>maybe</span> <span m='96070'>memorize</span> <span m='97296'>lots of routes,</span> <span m='98440'>so</span> <span m='99682'>be</span> <span m='100020'>familiar</span> <span m='100240'>with</span> <span m='100515'>roads</span> <span m='100790'>on the</span> <span m='101060'>route</span> <span m='102070'>and</span> <span m='102430'>the</span> <span m='102560'>road</span> <span m='102760'>conditions,</span> <span m='103900'>which time</span> <span m='104686'>each</span> <span m='105080'>route</span> <span m='105200'>is</span> <span m='105690'>going</span> <span m='105990'>to</span> <span m='106260'>be</span> <span m='106730'>congested.</span> <span m='109440'>Also,</span> <span m='111280'>learning</span> <span m='111810'>lots</span> <span m='111990'>of</span> <span m='112200'>language</span> <span m='112850'>might</span> <span m='113090'>be</span> <span m='113320'>good.</span> <span m='114320'>Lots of</span> <span m='114610'>customer</span> <span m='115220'>who</span> <span m='115430'>use</span> <span m='115740'>limo</span> <span m='116120'>come from</span> <span m='116605'>lots</span> <span m='117090'>of</span> <span m='117350'>different</span> <span m='117680'>countries.</span> <span m='121270'>And I</span> <span m='121400'>guess,</span> <span m='121610'>to</span> <span m='121910'>keep</span> <span m='122400'>clear</span> <span m='122830'>driving</span> <span m='123210'>record.</span> </p>","file":{"id":314396,"video_id":"2863992212001","name":"1478-Masa-p-LimoDriver","duration":125249,"thumbnail_url":null}});