Job Details

Title Bus Driver - Entry
Job Category Base Area Operations
Employee Classification Seasonal
Part Time Yes
City Olympic Valley, CA
Location Squaw Valley Ski Resort
Description Department: Transportation
Reports to: Transportation Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Job Status: Seasonal, Part Time or On Call
Hours: 6am to 5pm, varies Updated: 5/9/19
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Job Summary: Transport guests to and from the resort area using 25 to 40 passenger buses, some with air brakes. Provide reliable and efficient transportation in compliance with the Squaw Valley Safety policies and procedures.
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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Applicants must be 18 years of age. As a prerequisite, a DOT pre-employment controlled substance drug screen is required.

Essential Job Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks include the following; other duties may be assigned:
1. Provide customers with top quality customer service in a friendly and positive manner.
2. Inspect vehicles for safety: brakes, mirrors, fluids etc
3. Drive 25 to 40 passenger buses (some with air brakes) with automatic transmissions.
4. Clean and fuel vehicles.
5. Remove snow from vehicles using shovels.
6. Chain up vehicles when weather and road conditions are hazardous.
7. Rebuild tire chains as necessary.
8. Assist with loading skis on buses.
9. Assist with traffic and emergency flares when conditions warrant.
10. Random drug testing is required for this position per DOT regulations.
11. Complete legibly all Company, State and Federally required daily paperwork.
12. Compliant with all State and Federal regulations related to commercial operations.

Competencies and Job Requirements:
Required:
1. Effective communication skills, oral & written
2. Strong sense of customer service & safety awareness
3. Able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
4. Have a neat & clean appearance in compliance with the company grooming standards
5. Punctual, able to report at scheduled start time
6. Work well as part of a team.

Education and Experience:
Required:
1. High School Diploma or GED
2. One –three years driving experience preferably in a snow area, although not commercially qualified.
3. Possess or the ability to acquire a CA Commercial license with a passenger endorsement, or equivalent from your home State.
4. Current DMV printout (dated within the last 90 days) from the state where license was issued showing clean driving record for last 3 years, or if less than 3 years in the same state, a print out from the state prior to current one covering the period required.
5. For Commercially licensed drivers, report must be a 10 year report.

Preferred
1. California Class B Driver’s License with passenger endorsement.
2. Air brake endorsement
3. Valid medical card.
4. 3 years bus driving experience preferably in a snow area

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects tools or controls and to talk, hear and smell. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. Must be capable standing for long periods of time and occasionally walking or standing. Must be capable of occasionally lifting and pushing or pulling 30 lbs or more. Must be capable of climbing movements, walking on uneven terrain, and walking on snow and ice. Must be able to bend, kneel, reach, and crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions:
Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outside weather conditions.
Hazardous Materials/Noise: The noise level in the work place is usually moderate.
Equipment Used in Job: 25 to 40 passenger bus w/wo air brakes, Shovel, tire chains, hand tools
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