Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit Sightseeing Driver Guide

 Jasper, AB
$17.50 - $20.00 an hour - Full-time, Temporary, Contract

As a Driver Guide you will contribute to making the Columbia Icefield Adventure and Columbia Icefield Skywalk experiences as memorable, entertaining and informative as possible for guests visiting from around the globe. A Driver Guide is responsible for safely operating various types of coach buses and unique Ice Explorer vehicles while delivering high quality interpretive tour content in a professional and interactive manner, meeting the service goals and expectations of Pursuit.

This is a multi-faceted position and can include any, or all, of the following:

Providing guests with a full tour on the local area
Coordinating guests and tour groups on/off Coaches and/or Ice Explorers
Guest Surveying
Mechanical pre-trip/post-trip of assigned Coach or Ice Explorer
Responsible for the safe and proper operation/care and upkeep of your daily assigned Coach/Ice explorer throughout the operating day including
Daily servicing/cleaning of the interior/exterior of assigned Coach or Ice Explorer and assisting as required for exterior cleaning
Ensuring all windows are kept clear and clean throughout the operating day
Avoiding both physical and mechanical damage to the equipment
Ensuring passengers are not in areas where vehicles are moving and properly seated during the tour
Responsible for safely loading and unloading passengers on your coach being at the coach entrance at all times when passengers are loading/unloading
Rotating cleaning schedule of the Transfer Bay area’s, including washroom area and garbage clean up;
Supporting Colleagues and Loading Staff with additional interpretive information, managing tour groups, tour departures and arrivals, loading and unloading of Coaches and Ice Explorers
Communicate with co-workers and management, forwarding observations and comments in a timely fashion
Uphold the high standard of environmental stewardship expected for all employees

Organization and time management skills are a must, but a passion for making a difference for each guest and employee is the most important aspect of this position!
Class 2 License with (air brake) Q endorsement, Required (Pursuit will train you on this)
Dedication to operating in a safe, reliable and courteous manner during the Class 2 licensing process and at all times while working as a driver. Driving responsibly above all else and adapting the driving to road and weather conditions.
Guest service-oriented mindset and a passion for delivering memorable experiences
Ability to think on the fly and outside the box to solve problems with a positive attitude
Second language, an asset
Fluent and articulate in English, able to communicate and comprehend over two-way radio, required;
Must be capable of manual duties (bend, stoop, squat and stretch)
Must enjoy working outdoors, even in challenging mountain weather conditions
Ability to think outside the box with a positive attitude, and problem solving skills
A fantastic sense of humor as well as a friendly, mature, energetic personality
Commitment to become an interpretive expert and ambassador through the completion of a week-long interpretive training program (provided upon starting employment)
Mature, energetic, dependable and self-motivated
Enjoy working with a team in a busy, fast-paced environment
Must enjoy working outdoors, even in challenging mountain weather conditions
Comfortable working on your feet for extended periods in an outdoor environment. Be prepared for all types of weather (Snow, Rain, Wind, Hail) at all times. The weather changes quickly at the Columbia Icefield.
Must meet the Organization grooming and appearance standards
To honour our commitment to be “Always Honest” all employees must consent to a criminal record check
Standard First-Aid or higher an asset
Work Environment

This fun, summer job runs from March, April or May to September or October, 2021

Team members with a Class 2 Alberta Driver's Licence with (air brake) Q endorsement $20/hour + performance and retention bonus

First year drivers who will be trained start at $17.50/hour + performance and retention bonus

Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun!
Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around national parks.
Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi
Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required
This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole.

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required.

Reference ID: 2020-16608

Contract length: 7 months

Expected start date: 2021-03-01

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: $17.50-$20.00 per hour

Additional pay:

Bonus pay
Overtime pay

Company events
Discounted or free food
Life insurance
On-site parking
Store discount

10 hour shift
8 hour shift
Day shift

Alberta class 5, 4, 3, 2 or 1 driver's license? (Required)

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