Transportation and Logistics
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • $18,000 - $24,000 per year (depending on experience and qualifications) USD / Year
  • Salary: $18,000 - $24,000 per year (depending on experience and qualifications)

Weston Hotel




Join Weston Hotel’s dynamic team as a Rider and put your motorbike skills to good use! We’re seeking a dedicated individual to assist various hotel departments with timely deliveries and errands. If you have experience as a motorbike rider, a knack for organization, and a commitment to safety, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Fulfill Delivery Requests: Collaborate with different hotel departments to ensure accurate and prompt delivery of items.

2. Efficient Delivery Operations: Conduct deliveries of documents, packages, and other items both within and outside the hotel premises.

3. Errand Running: Manage a schedule of errands for various hotel departments while efficiently completing assigned tasks.

4. Adherence to Safety Regulations: Operate the hotel’s motorbike in compliance with all traffic laws and safety regulations.

5. Maintenance and Reporting: Perform routine inspections of the motorbike to ensure it’s in optimal condition and report any issues promptly.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Experience: Minimum 1 year of experience as a motorbike rider preferred.
  2. Education: Minimum KCSE certificate required.
  3. License: Possess a valid motorbike license with a clean record. Classes A2 and A3 required, additional B, C, E licenses are advantageous.
  4. Physical Ability: Capable of lifting and maneuvering items as required.
  5. Personal Attributes: Integrity, effective communication, a welcoming demeanor, and a team player mentality.
  6. Interpersonal Skills: Excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently while prioritizing tasks effectively.
  7. Flexibility: Willingness to work various shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications via email to recruitment@westonhotel.com by Monday, March 25th, 2024.




Expert Tips To Be A Successful Applicant for the Rider Position:

  1. Familiarize Yourself with the Routes: Take time to learn the routes within and around the hotel premises to ensure efficient deliveries.
  2. Prioritize Safety: Emphasize your commitment to safety during the application process and demonstrate safe riding practices.
  3. Highlight Communication Skills: Showcase your ability to effectively communicate with various departments and personnel within the hotel.
  4. Demonstrate Reliability: Provide examples of situations where you demonstrated reliability and the ability to meet deadlines.
  5. Showcase Flexibility: Highlight your willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  6. Detail Maintenance Experience: If applicable, discuss any previous experience with vehicle maintenance to underscore your ability to keep the motorbike in top condition.
  7. Emphasize Teamwork: Illustrate instances where you successfully collaborated with colleagues to achieve common goals.
  8. Discuss Problem-Solving Skills: Describe how you handle unexpected situations or challenges while on the road.
  9. Express Enthusiasm: Convey your enthusiasm for the role and your willingness to contribute to the hotel’s success.
  10. Ask Relevant Questions: During the interview process, ask thoughtful questions about the role and demonstrate your genuine interest in the position.


[Your Name]

[Your Address]

[City, State, Zip Code]

[Your Email Address]

[Your Phone Number]


[Hiring Manager’s Name]

Weston Hotel

[Hotel Address]

[City, State, Zip Code]

Dear [Hiring Manager’s Name],

I am writing to express my interest in the Rider position at Weston Hotel, as advertised. With a solid background in motorbike riding and a commitment to safety and efficiency, I am confident in my ability to contribute to your team.

Having [X years] of experience as a motorbike rider, I have developed a deep understanding of the responsibilities associated with this role. My attention to detail, strong communication skills, and dedication to maintaining the highest standards of safety make me an ideal candidate for this position.

During my previous roles, I have successfully managed deliveries and errands while adhering to strict deadlines and safety regulations. I am physically fit and capable of handling the demands of the job, including lifting and maneuvering items as necessary.

I am particularly drawn to the opportunity to join the esteemed team at Weston Hotel and contribute to its continued success. I am excited about the prospect of utilizing my skills and experience to support the hotel’s operations and deliver exceptional service to guests and colleagues alike.

Thank you for considering my application. I look forward to the possibility of discussing how my background, skills, and enthusiasm align with the needs of Weston Hotel. Please find my resume attached for your review.


[Your Name]

Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Is previous experience as a motorbike rider required for this position?

    While previous experience is preferred, candidates with a strong commitment to safety and a willingness to learn will also be considered.

  2. What are the working hours for this position?

    The Rider position may require flexibility to work various shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, based on the hotel’s needs.

  3. Are there opportunities for career advancement within Weston Hotel?

    Weston Hotel is committed to providing growth opportunities for its employees through training and development programs.

  4. What safety measures are in place for riders at Weston Hotel?

    We prioritize the safety of our riders and have strict safety protocols in place, including regular maintenance checks and adherence to traffic laws.

  5. How should I submit my application for the Rider position?

    Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications via email to recruitment@westonhotel.com.

  6. What benefits are offered to employees at Weston Hotel?

    Weston Hotel offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and employee discounts.

  7. Is there room for negotiation regarding the salary for this position?

    Salary negotiation may be considered based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

  8. What qualities are you looking for in an ideal candidate for the Rider position?

    We seek candidates who are reliable, safety-conscious, detail-oriented, and possess excellent communication skills.

  9. Can candidates with disabilities apply for the Rider position?

    Weston Hotel is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from candidates with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations will be provided as needed.

  10. When can successful candidates expect to start in the position? Start dates for successful candidates will be communicated during the hiring process.

Possible Rider Interview Questions With Answers:

  1. How do you prioritize your tasks when managing multiple delivery requests?

    I prioritize tasks based on urgency and proximity, ensuring that time-sensitive deliveries are completed promptly.

  2. How do you ensure the safety of yourself and others while riding the motorbike?

    I always wear appropriate safety gear, obey traffic laws, and maintain a safe following distance from other vehicles.

  3. Can you describe a time when you encountered a delivery-related challenge and how you resolved it?

    Certainly. Once, I encountered heavy traffic while on a delivery, causing delays. I promptly informed the recipient and rerouted to minimize the delay.

  4. How do you handle unexpected changes to your delivery schedule?

    I remain flexible and communicate any changes promptly to ensure all stakeholders are informed and adjustments can be made as necessary.

5. Can you discuss a situation where you had to communicate effectively with different departments to coordinate a delivery?

Absolutely. In a previous role, I coordinated a delivery that required items from multiple departments. I ensured clear communication channels were established to streamline the process and ensure all necessary items were ready for pickup.

6. How do you maintain the motorbike’s condition to ensure it operates smoothly?

Regular maintenance is key. I conduct routine inspections, check fluid levels, and address any minor issues promptly to prevent larger problems from arising.

7. Describe a time when you had to navigate through challenging weather conditions while on a delivery.

Adverse weather is part of the job. During a heavy rainstorm, I adjusted my speed, increased following distance, and maintained extra vigilance to ensure safety while completing the delivery.

8. Can you provide an example of a time when you went above and beyond to ensure customer satisfaction during a delivery?

Certainly. On one occasion, I noticed the package I was delivering had a slight tear. Instead of delivering it as is, I returned to the hotel, arranged for a replacement, and personally delivered it to the recipient, ensuring their satisfaction.

9. How do you handle situations where you encounter unexpected road closures or detours during a delivery?

Flexibility is key in such situations. I quickly assess alternate routes using GPS and communicate any delays to the recipient while striving to minimize the impact on delivery times.

10. Describe your approach to maintaining professionalism and representing the Weston Hotel brand while on deliveries.

I understand the importance of professionalism at all times. I dress appropriately, conduct myself courteously, and ensure that the hotel’s reputation remains positive with every interaction.

Thank you for considering Weston Hotel as your potential employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace where all individuals are valued and respected. Our goal is to attract and retain the best talent from various backgrounds to further our mission of providing exceptional hospitality services.

We want to assure all applicants that Weston Hotel is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any application or recruitment fees, whether refundable or not. Your journey with us starts here, and we wish you the best of luck in your application process.

Estimated Salary Range:

$18,000 – $24,000 per year (depending on experience and qualifications)

Please feel free to reach out if you have any further questions or require additional information. We look forward to potentially welcoming you to the Weston Hotel team!


To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@westonhotel.com

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