Pursuit

Sightseeing Driver - Class 5 or Class 2, Training Provided

Job Locations CA-AB | CA-AB-Calgary
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(02/02/2022 11:31 AM)
Job ID # (iCIMS)
2022-19932
# of Openings
40
Job Posting Categories
Driving/Transportation

What will be your daily pursuit?

Our world-renowned sightseeing driver guides, experts in storytelling, connect our guests with the fascinating characters and rich history of these wild places

What perks can you expect?

  • Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe 
  • Work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location 
  • Free access to Pursuit attractions for staff and family, send a friend at half the price!
  • Discounted hotel stays under Pursuit’s lodging offerings, and discounted food & beverage and retail experiences
  • A safe work environment with structured COVID procedures and vaccination policies
  • The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends 
  • Access to subsidized mental health and wellness resources
  • Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations 
  • Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks 

What will you do in this job?

Our world-renowned sightseeing driver guides, experts in storytelling, connect our guests with the fascinating characters and rich history of these wild places. Through our comprehensive training program, our driver guides are set up to make sure that every guest leaves with lasting memories of Banff and Jasper national parks.

  • Sharing interpretive commentary of our unique wilderness environments with passion and enthusiasm
  • Educating guests in the history, culture, flora and fauna of the Canadian Rockies through storytelling and authentic interactive experiences
  • Keeping guest experience and safety top of mind at all times and seeking out ways to connect and enhance experience
  • Upholding a high standard of environmental stewardship in accordance with Pursuit’s “Promise to Place”
  • Delivering a safe and comfortable transportation experience aboard Brewster Sightseeing’s premium motor coaches by carrying out detailed pre/post trip inspections,  attentive driving at all times and adherence to Pursuit driving standards as well as federal and provincial regulations
  • Providing safety information to guests in regards to the motor coach and ensure the safety of all passengers while they are on board, embarking and disembarking
  • Maintaining all logs and/or paperwork required by Transport Canada on a daily basis, including Vehicle Inspection Report and Electronic Logging Device and/or Driver Log Book
  • Taking pride in the appearance of the interior/exterior cleanliness of our motor coaches
  • Loading and unloading luggage from the motor coach storage areas (up to 50lbs/32kg)
  • Supporting the team by completing other tasks as assigned by Operations staff

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • A genuine appreciation for the Canadian Rockies, driving on scenic mountain highways, and sharing in the enthusiasm of guests from around the world
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license & clean abstract with willingness to attain a Class 2 license & Airbrake endorsement (within one month of hire) and complete commentary training. Comprehensive paid training is provided.
    • Or Class 2 License with Q endorsement an asset
  • Fluent and articulate in English, both oral and written. A second language is an asset.
  • Flexible to work varying hours and shifts
  • Physically capable of lifting 50 lbs/32 kg; ability to bend, stoop, squat and stretch
  • Ability to comply with National Safety Code regulations, US Department of Transport regulations, Transport Canada regulations and our corporate policies including Drug and Alcohol policies.
  • Valid First Aid an asset

What will your work environment be like?

Pursuit’s driver guides can be based out of Banff and Calgary.  A Class 2 license is an asset, but we do offer extensive paid training for new team members who are ready to further their skill set. Wages are competitive and successful candidates are eligible for performance bonuses.

  • Banff and Calgary-based drivers are year-round and have the opportunity to drive for both Brewster Sightseeing and Brewster Express
  • Brewster Sightseeing’s interpretive tours are based on 125 years of experience guiding guests in Banff, Jasper and Yoho national parks.
  • Brewster Express provides a premium travel experience that connects visitors between Calgary and Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper.
  • Some staff accommodation is available for Banff-based for seasonal periods.
  • Banff and Calgary-based drivers must have a love of the road and enjoy being away from home for periods of up to 14 days.

 

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EEO Information

Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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