Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing

Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing

Shuttle Driver

Start Date: Training in April for May start

Work Hours: Seasonal, Full-time or Part-time roles available

Location: 2350 Beta Ave, Burnaby, BC

Wage: $23/hr + Extended Health Benefits (Company pays ½ while working full time if you opt in)

Approx. shift times: AM Shuttle:0645 – 1245 and PM Shuttle: 1545 – 2230

An integral part of our guest service and tour logistics is our ShuttleDriver role. You will drive a minibus, working closely with our Driver Guides, assistingwith picking up or dropping off guests at their hotel for our various tours,along with other odd jobs to support the operations.

A Shuttle shift usually starts earlyin the morning. It begins by pre-tripping your vehicle for the day, then determiningyour hotel pick up route working closely with our Operations team.

Arriving at each hotel, guests will be met withyour friendly greeting and warm manner. After gathering guests from varioushotels, you will meet up with the Driver Guide to transfer guests to theircoach before beginning pickups for our next tour departure. An evening shuttle shift works much the same, exceptyou drop guests off back at their hotel after their wonderful day on tour!

Asa Shuttle Driver, you’ll need to be prepared for the little surprises that willpop up daily. Missing guests! Perhaps a vehicle rescue! Last-minute drives toWhistler! You are our eyes and ears out on the road and must be flexible forlast-minute changes and requests.

Do you have a Class 5 license and at least 3 years of driving experience in BC? We can discuss licensing opportunities and training wages for the right candidate!

WHAT WE WILL LIKE ABOUT YOU:

  • You possess a Valid BC Class 1 or 2Driver’s License with air brake endorsement with a clean driving abstract
  • You have the flexibility toaccommodate a changing schedule, available to work any day of the week, various
  • You have a good knowledge of Vancouver’sdowntown core
  • You possess a personable guest firstattitude with strong customer service skills
  • You have the ability to lift luggage up to 50lbs
  • You work well under pressure
  • You are organized and extremely detail-oriented
  • You have a professional attitude and appearance
  • You are a quick learner and hard worker who can meet deadlines
  • You have the ability to work well both independently with minimum direction, and as part of a team
  • You are fluent in English, both written and oral
  • If you have previous tourism/hospitality experience, it’s an asset

WHAT YOU WILL LIKE ABOUT US:

  • Many opportunities for growth, want to become a Tour Guide? We have a growth plan!
  • You can work 5-8 months a year with excellent earning potential taking winter months off
  • A central Burnaby office near Brentwood Town Centre SkyTrain Station + free on-site parking
  • You come home every night; we are a local tour company, operating within 160 KM.
  • Free admission and discounts to over 90 attractions through the Tourism Privilege Pass
  • The little things like free coffee, hot chocolate, and water (available in-office)
  • Internal and external recognition programs for fun awards and prize opportunities
  • Invitations to VIP tourism industry events, networking opportunities and familiarization tours

Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing is the2023 #1 Top Nominated Company at the Vancouver Tourism Awards!
This rise to the top is a testament to GLWCS’s unwavering commitment toexcellence and the exceptional efforts of our team who consistently go aboveand beyond to provide unparalleled tour experiences for our guests.

GLWCS is an equal opportunity employer.We are committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion. We arecommitted to creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace that welcomes,respects, and values diverse backgrounds, viewpoints, and abilities regardlessof race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationalorigin, age, or disability.

Gray Line Westcoast Sightseeing respectfully acknowledges theunceded traditional territories of the x?m??k??y??m (Musqueam), S?wx?wú7mesh (Squamish), and s?lilw?ta? (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations on which ouroffices are located.

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