Xanterra Travel Collection Shuttle Driver - Glacier National Park in Columbia Falls, Montana
Overview High volume, fast-paced and fun! Join our Transportation team in Glacier National Park! At Glacier National Park Lodges, we depend on our team members to be highly motivated, committed, and competent people who share our vision and work together to attain it, while our work environment encourages responsibility for personal growth and promotes pride in each employee. No matter what your job is, you will be a proud steward of the park. You will play an essential role in providing warm and friendly hospitality to all our guests. About Glacier National Park: Glacier National Park encompasses more than 16,000 square miles of largely wilderness area and is known for its seemingly endless acres of rugged and breathtaking landscapes. Glacier National Park was established in 1910 and stands today as a monument to wild natural places. As part of the Crown of the Continent ecosystem, the park includes 175 named mountains, 762 lakes (130 named lakes), 200+ named waterfalls and 25 named glaciers, as well as 1,000 plant species, and hundreds of animal species. Just as the landscape and wildlife are part of the heritage of Glacier National Park, so are the historic lodges and classic Red Buses and their drivers known as “Jammers.” The Xanterra Travel Collection is the authorized Concessioner, so you are not only joining the Glacier National Park team – you are also joining the larger Xanterra Travel Collection family that prides itself on offering a world of unforgettable experiences, to our employees and our guests. We encourage our seasonal employees to transfer between properties and reap all of the benefits & perks that we have to offer. To learn more, please visit www.xanterrra.com/careers. What You Are Looking For: Are you interested in working and living in Glacier National Park? Are you looking to make life-long friends with people from all over the world? Do you have a positive attitude and solid work ethic? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, exciting work environment? Are you seeking upward mobility and growth opportunities? Are you looking to gain experience in tourism & hospitality operations? If you answered, “Yes” to these questions, a job in Glacier is ideal for you! The Details: Positions start early- to late-May 2022 and extend through mid- to late-September (dates depend on Location). Start Date: May, 2022 Employment Type: Full Time, Seasonal (ideally full season or early/late season) Schedule: Varies – 40+ hours per week. Perks include: Free seasonal Glacier National Park pass On-Site meals (cafeteria style) and lodging (dormitory-style or RV site) Wi-Fi (limited bandwidth) and laundry facilities provided Free Red Bus Tours (as available) Exclusive Retail and Dining discounts in Glacier The adventure of a lifetime!! Responsibilities A day in the life of the Shuttle Driver Operate equipment in a safe and proper operation all weather conditions. Maintain professionalism while working outdoors in extreme weather and during vehicle break-downs. Quotes costs of fares, issues tickets and receives payment. Responsible for balancing cash. Assists with guest and employee luggage and the loading and unloading of the luggage. Responsible for a clean and neat appearance in the approved uniform. Responsible for cleaning, fueling and ensuring vehicle is safe before and after each shift. Must accurately complete all daily DOT paperwork and reports each shift and file them according to policy. Qualifications Essential Skills and Knowledge: Our Shuttle Drivers must have the ability to communicate effectively with guests and all other co-workers. This position must practice courteous guest service while keeping shuttles on a time schedule, and remaining punctual. As a Driver, this position may spend up to 10 hours driving (15 hours total work) on various types of road conditions. Physical Requirements: Possess a valid U.S. Driver's License. Must meet all DOT physical requirements and pass a DOT physical exam including a pre-employment drug screen and federally required random screens throughout the season, and comply with the Xanterra Driver Safety Program and Policy. Must be able to sit, stand, stretch, and bend for up to a 15 hour day. (typically 8-10 hours) Able to work outdoors in variable weather (including rain, sleet, snow, direct sunlight, high winds, and temperatures ranging from 0 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Simultaneously steer a vehicle, shift its transmission, operate accelerator and brake pedals, and provide customer service while driving in heavy traffic. Ability to help guest in and out of the vehicle. Able to load and unload guest luggage several times a day at elevations ranging from 3,500 feet to 6,700 feet above sea level. Drivers must be at least 21 years of age. Equal Employment Opportunity: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.