ARAMARK Class A/B Driver - Transportation Maintenance - (Yosemite) in Fresno, California

Overview:

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com at http://www.aramark.com/ or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/aramark and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/aramark .

Aramark’s leisure group specializes in lodging, recreation, conference centers and meeting services. The scope of our operations includes lodging, conference and meeting space, houseboats and other marine activities, retail merchandise, casual and fine dining experiences, and interpretive tours in some of this country's most pristine protected lands and national parks. We have been active partners with the National Park Service for over 20 years, providing high-quality visitor services in numerous locations across the United States. We are one of the nation’s leading managers of conference centers with a strong focus on customer experience. We are considered a premier provider of professional services by clients and competition alike, committed to providing high-quality recreation, hospitality and authentic experiences to clients and visitors from all over the world.

Description:

Position Summary:

The Driver 2 employee has a CDL and may drive a bus, shuttle van, or straight truck or boat – hauling vehicle. Drivers in this position that hold a Class B CDL; drive vehicles under 26,000 lbs such as a passenger bus or a straight truck with air brakes or a combination vehicle. Drivers in this position that hold a Class C CDL drive non air brake passenger buses. Drivers’ are required to operate an efficient, consistent, safe and timely service.

Essential Functions:

  • Must complete a daily vehicle inspection form prior to driving

  • Ensure a pleasant and clean atmosphere is maintained in the vehicle at all times

  • Utilize all safety equipment available, always wear seat belt when driving

  • Operate company vehicle weighing under 26,000 lbs (GVW) transporting passengers or transporting supplies and equipment to and from designated locations

  • Drivers are required to drive defensively, safely and cautiously at all times and in all situations

  • Often drivers are the first contact a guest may have with the company – so it is important that they make an outstanding first impression

  • Exceptional customer service skills are needed when encountering guests; to ensure a good positive representation of ARAMARK Parks and Destinations is demonstrated at all times

  • Some Drivers work as bus/shuttle drivers driving guests throughout the property, to and from tours, in and out of town, and around property – picking up and dropping off guests at designated locations

  • Drivers transporting passengers should be highly knowledgeable about the property and the surrounding areas; acting as a concierge resource for all guests.

  • May have to lift guest luggage weighing up to 80 lbs into the vehicle

  • Fuel, clean and inspect vehicle when required, report malfunctions to Transportation Office

  • Driver 2s’ must ensure all vehicle log books are completed – including rider-ship information log

  • Work with Transportation Office dispatcher ensuring any special requests and group requests are completed

  • Drivers may be required to use a company vehicle to haul small boats from the water when required. They also may be required in this instance to assist guests – lifting heavy items off boats

  • Drivers 2s’ may be assigned to work as warehouse drivers – safely and promptly transporting equipment to and from the warehouse

  • May be required to do maintenance and safety inspections on service trucks, pickups, trailers and other vehicles and equipment. This includes: checking and changing oil and tires, lights and general vehicle condition

  • Take vehicle to car wash when necessary

  • May be required to assist with clerical work, answering phones, working as a dispatcher and other office duties

  • Dry Storage Drivers may be required to sell and dispense propane, following federal dispensing laws by only dispensing propane into bottles with OPD under 10 lbs. These drivers may also be required to occasionally operate a cash register in some circumstances - handling cash, traveler’s checks and credit cards in a safe and accurate manner

  • Drivers must understand the machinery and chemicals used

  • Drivers must be aware of MSDS sheets and books and read and use this information when necessary

  • Identify maintenance and safety issues and take the correct steps to correct them

  • Maintain a positive attitude – always be willing to lend a helping hand wherever needed

  • Attend all scheduled department and safety meetings

  • Share innovative ideas to improve efficiency and operations

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Know and comply with all company policies and procedures regarding safety, security, emergencies and energy

  • Report to work on time and in complete uniform

Status and Scope:

  • The Driver 2 employee reports to the Transportation Manager

  • Drivers must be willing to learn about ARAMARK property and surrounding areas in order to educate guests that use the shuttle

  • Drivers transporting passengers must be guest service focused – committed to going above and beyond to enhance the guest experience and able to lift heavy luggage or other supplies and equipment into the vehicle

  • Drivers must have strong communication skills and be comfortable using the company radio

  • If driver is working with marina operations they may be required to tow boats in and out of the water and must be familiar with pulling and backing trailers between 10’ and 28’ in length into tight spots

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Must be age 21 years or older

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken English

  • Must have a valid Commercial Driver License (Class B or C) with a clean driving record showing 5 years of prior safe driving

  • Must pass a DOT physical examination and obtain a medical card

  • Must pass a pre-employmentdrug/alcohol test and participate in the random drug/alcoholtesting pool

  • Must complete and pass Defensive Driving Course prior to driving a company vehicle

  • 1 year + professional driving experience and vehicle mechanical experience is preferred as well as customer service experience

  • Drivers may be required to have a passenger endorsement or airbrake endorsement to be able to drive all vehicles

  • Experience driving in all weather conditions including winter weather and tire chain installation

Equipment Used:

Company Vehicle, Walkie-Talkie, Hand Truck, Computer, Hand Truck, Photocopier, Printer, Telephone, Other Equipment

Travel Requirements: Little or no travel required (less than 10%)

Lifting Requirements:

HEAVYLifting 100 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects up to 50 pounds

Physical Requirements: BENDING Frequent

KEYING/FINGERING Occasional

HEARING Constant

REACHING Constant

SEEING Constant

SPEAKING Constant

STANDING Occasional

WALKING Occasional

LIFTING Frequent

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran