Tour Bus Driver

    MOTORCOACH/TOUR BUS DRIVER WANTED IN LOS ANGELES AREA

REPORTS TO:

    General Manager/Operations Manager

PRINCIPAL DUTIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Operate and drive safely the assigned tourist bus
  • Should have at least 20/40 vision with 70-degree vision field in each eye and can distinguish between colors (not color blind)
  • Ensure that the bus has been properly checked and cleaned for trouble-free operations prior to any sightseeing or charter assignments
  • Report any mechanical problems encountered during the day with the operations manager
  • Maintain a clean bus always
  • Coordinate with the operations manager for immediate field replacement when the bus used becomes inoperable or may put its passengers at risk
  • Should have high alert level and road focus especially during heavy traffic on inclement weather to avert any accidents
  • Should have through understanding of road safety regulations imposed by the state
  • Work with staff, customers and drivers to insure smooth, prompt, accurate and enjoyable sightseeing tour and charter experience
  • Attendance is required at driver related training and monthly driver safety meetings.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills required
  • Must be available most weekends and several holidays
  • Can-do attitude and flexibility is a must
  • Previous experience with tourism industry preferred but not essential
  • Must be willing to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager
  • Must be able to count number of guests per tour and record details in a tour log

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:

  • Enthusiastic, dependable and a positive team player.
  • Professional attire and demeanor.
  • High School Graduate/GED required.
  • Flexible schedule, allowing for work to be performed as needed on weekdays, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work in an office environment indoors and outdoors and ability to travel as needed.
  • Job requires a flexible schedule and will require pre-scheduled weekday and weekends to perform job duties.

SALARY AND COMPENSATION:

  • $22 / hr plus overtime
  • Overtime available
  • Commission paid for sales of tour tickets
  • Generous gratuities

APPLICANTS WOULD NEED TO PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Valid Commercial California Driver’s License with a passenger endorsement
  • A California Department of Motor Vehicles Drivers Record Print Out (H-6 document)
  • A completed employment application
  • Medical Card
  • Must be able to pass a drug and alcohol test as a condition of employment with random testing occurring throughout the year.
    Job Type: Full-time
    Salary: $22.00 /hour
    Required experience:

  • Commercial Driving: 2 years
    Required license or certification:

  • Valid Class A or B California Driver’s License with passenger and air brakes endorsement