Aramark

Transportation Director – Denali National Park

Job Description

The Transportation Director is a 9 month, benefit eligible role based in Denali National Park, Alaska. The role oversees all aspects of Transportation in Denali.

Transportation Operations include Tundra Wilderness Tour (TWT), Denali Natural History Tour (DNHT), Transit System (VTS), Shuttle, Dispatch, Bus Wash and Box Lunch.

About Denali National Park:
Doyon/Aramark Joint Venture is the Denali National Park Concessionaire. Open May to September, our guests come to take in the majesty of Mount Denali, the highest point in North America. Our operation manages the transportation, retail, guest service and food and beverage concessions with our client; National Park Service (NPS).

The park welcomes over half a million visitors per year. By road, the area is 5 hours from Anchorage and 2 hours from Fairbanks. Buses traverse the 90-mile road daily throughout the warm summer months, allowing people to hike, view wildlife, climb, and camp.

Employee is responsible for knowing the environmental aspects and associated impacts of their job position. Job specific Environmental Aspects and Impacts will be communicated by Dept. Managers during Environmental Management System (EMS) training.

Job Responsibilities

  • Direct and coordinate all operational and support functions associated with transportation operations including dispatch, bus wash, box lunch and the tour logistics departments.
  • Build a strong work team and positive environment by recruiting, hiring and training managers, drivers and dispatchers in the day to day oversight, monitoring, evaluation and operation of all Aramark bus driving activity in and around Denali National Park and Preserve.
  • Address client needs in a proper and responsive manner to ensure the highest level of service is provided.
  • Oversee the driver Safety and Training Program including ensuring that monthly safety meetings are conducted, participating in Safety and Communications Meetings and Aramark Safety Meetings.
  • Provide transportation support as a contracted service upon request to Aramark partners and outside organizations. Follow-up billing for services.
  • Develop and supervise Manager on Duty (MOD) program to directly supervise transportation operations during all hours of operation.
  • Assist in product development of new tour products in and around Denali
  • Chair Labor Management Committee meetings for informal resolution of workplace issues.
  • Step 1 respondent to grievances filed by Denali National Park Professional Drivers Association Authorized Field Representatives on behalf of the Teamsters 959 Union.
  • Evaluate and change operational structure and procedure as warranted.
  • Participate in the Environmental Management System (EMS).
  • Responsible for knowing the environmental aspects and associated impacts of the job position. Job specific Environmental Aspects and Impacts are communicated during EMS training.
  • Additional tasks as required.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Previous experience in transportation management.
  • Strong experience and demonstrated knowledge in logistics organization with a demonstrated ability to prioritize needs and demands.
  • Strong previous supervisory experience with a demonstrated knowledge of supervisory skills.
  • Excellent conflict resolution and customer service skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Previous experience and knowledge Microsoft Office programs.

Preferred Requirements

  • Previous experience in guided tours or interpretive programs strongly preferred.
  • Class B CDL with passenger endorsement and no air brake restriction strongly preferred.
  • Professional level training or certification in bus driver training a plus.
  • Knowledge of DOT rules, regulations and record keeping a plus.
  • Knowledge of Springer Miller System (SMS) a plus.
  • Previous Environmental Management System experience a plus.
  • Previous National Park Service experience a plus.
  • Experience managing in a union environment.

About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food and facilities in 15 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you’re pursuing – a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work – our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at http://www.aramarkcareers.com or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Source
account.webspidermount.com

THE ARIVAL INSIDER PRO ACCESS MEMBERSHIP; YOU GET ALL THIS TO HELP YOU ADVANCE YOUR BUSINESS.

Included in Free Membership

Included in Arival Pro Membership

The Arival on-demand video library archive
Access to the entire library of over 150 video sessions and webinars

Arival.guides
Short, digestible research & trends reports delivering insights into our industry, such as The Tour Operator Outlook for 2021.

Arival.travel articles
Topical articles about marketing, tech, operator business and operator stories in all areas of tours, activities & attractions & experiences

Job board access
Find a job from our regular listings, post a resume to the talent network and learn strategies from the job resources articles

New webinars
Helpful, instructional sessions covering subjects such as Mastering Facebook Ads, Grow Your Business and How To Work With OTAs — topics to help advance your business.

Discounts on all Arival in-person events
20% Discount on all Arival in-person events (save up to $300)* based on business type

Arival ProShield – Insurance program
Access to tailored insurance solutions by Granite Insurance is available exclusively for Arival Insider Pro Access Members. Insider Pro Access Members also have access to a suite of resources from Granite Insurance including templates, forms and other informative documents.

Insiders Pro Access member exclusive webinars
Paid membership-only webinars to deepen your understanding of important industry topics.

Job postings & talent directory
Post jobs & connect with candidates most applicable to your business.

Private roundtables to connect, learn and engage
Small, focused and intimate discussions exclusive to Arival Insider Pro Access members.

Full access to Arival’s library of in-depth reports
Up to date, deep analysis of tourism topics ranging from Self-guided Tours to Sales & Distribution Trends and Outlooks, based on the data that defines the industry.

The latest on-demand videos
Over 350+ on-demand videos featuring hot topics in tours, activities & attractions

Insider discounts in digital marketing, tech, e-learning, and more
Save money on additional tools, services and learnings you need to run your business. Exclusive to paid members.

Membership Overview
ARIVAL CODE OF CONDUCT​
CONFERENCES AND COMMUNITY SPACES​

At Arival, we believe travel can make the world a better place. Our mission is to establish and inspire a diverse community of individuals and companies in the In-destination Industry by providing opportunities to gain insight, share knowledge and build connections. To make it possible for true collaboration, creativity, innovation, and idea exchange to thrive, we are committed to facilitating a welcoming and respectful community for all. This Conference Code of Conduct shares our community expectations and applies to all attendees, employees, exhibitors, speakers, sponsors, volunteers, and other participants at Arival- produced and sponsored events. We empower all participants in our community to actively engage in creating a friendly, inclusive and safe environment for all.

Arival’s core values include the following, and create an expectation for conduct at our events and in online community spaces:

We demonstrate a deep respect for human beings inside and outside our company and for the communities in which they live.
We value integrity and strive to consistently interact with others in ways that are authentic, ethical, and fair.
We are dedicated to transparency, committing to clear, open and honest communication.
We actively pursue and advocate for inclusion, diversity and representation of varying cultural backgrounds, perspectives and ideas

Arival welcomes people from all cultural backgrounds, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender (including pregnancy, perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity, religion (including religious dress and grooming), marital status, domestic partner status, genetic information, age, national origin or ancestry, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Accordingly, participants must refrain from displaying any demeaning, harassing, aggressive, or intimidating behavior or materials that would interfere with others’ experience and participation in our community.

If you witness or are subjected to inappropriate or disruptive behavior or have any other concerns, notify an Arival staff member as soon as possible.

Inappropriate or disruptive behavior will not be tolerated. Arival reserves the right to refuse entry to or remove any party from any event or community space at any time when participation or behavior create a disruption or hinder the event or enjoyment of the event by other participants. All determinations are at the sole discretion of Arival, and the decision of the Arival team will be final. Severe breaches of this Conference Code of Conduct may result in disqualification from participating in future events. Individuals expelled due to violating this Conference Code of Conduct will not be eligible for a refund or other consolation.

If you have questions regarding this Conference Code of Conduct or its implementation, please contact us at [email protected].