Hop On, Hop Off Driver

Job Number
Category Driver - Class 2 Bus/Coach
Position Hop On, Hop Off Driver
Company Landsea Tours Ltd.
Job Description

Job Opportunity:

We are looking for professional drivers to join our growing team!  With our new Hop On, Hop Off tours launching in 2019, we are looking for team members to work a flexible full-time schedule as drivers of our double-decker buses on a scheduled city loop. You are a warm, friendly, thoughtful and outgoing team player that would fit in with our team and our unique culture.

A day in the life of a Hop On, Hop Off Driver:

  • Responsible for driving double-decker bus on fixed route for up to 81 guests around downtown Vancouver.  [You will be joined by a step on guide who will be providing live commentary]
  • Must be passionate, have integrity, be adaptable, and be a team player
  • Be warm, friendly and welcoming to all guests and team members
  • Perform daily pre and post trip vehicle inspections
  • Efficiently keep to a scheduled itinerary
  • Maintain a clean and aesthetically pleasing personal appearance in accordance with company standards
  • Available to work a full time schedule

 

Skills and Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Must possess a Valid BC Class 1 Driver’s License (or Class 2 with Air Brakes)* with a clean driving abstract. Note, BC Class 2 and air brakes licensing will be provided for qualified candidates with a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s License.
  • Strong knowledge of navigating around downtown Vancouver is essential
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Flexibility to adapt to a changing schedule
  • Excellent driving skills, including ability to remain calm in challenging and high-stress situations
  • Ability to work well both independently with minimum direction, and as part of a team
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Ability to lift luggage up to 40lbs
  • Fluent in English, written and oral
  • Previous tourism experience or knowledge of industry is an asset

 

What we offer:

  • Your “office” is a sleek VanHool double-decker bus!
  • Growth and learning opportunities
  • Fun, rewarding, social, and supportive work environment
  • Tourism industry perks including the Tourism Passport Challenge
  • Fully paid orientation and training program
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Location Richmond
Compensation/Pay Rate
Contact Information

If you would be excited to join our team, please send us a resume, driver abstract and cover letter telling us about you and why you would be the perfect addition to our team.

Please email a copy of your current resume with a cover letter to jobs@vancouvertours.com with the subject line “Hop On, Hop Off Driver”, or visit www.vancouvertours.com/employment.

Thank you for taking the time to review this information.  Due to time demands, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

 

Contact Email jobs@vancouvertours.com
Website vancouvertours.com/employment
Post date January 16, 2019
Application Deadline February 28, 2019