CDL Driver - Denali - National Park Tours

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Anchorage, AK US
Worker Type :
Hourly and Seasonal
Posted Date:
1/4/2018 12:26:31 PM
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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 or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.


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.


Position Summary:


The Tour Driver offers guided tours in Denali National Park anywhere from 4  to 16 hours.  The Highlights of the tour include different interpretive experiences within the park.  Located in Denali National Park, this position is highly visible to many Denali National Park Visitors.  Tour Drivers are responsible for providing a safe and comfortable tour experience into Denali National Park while providing a compelling narrative centering on the natural and cultural history of Denali National Park.  Tour Driver’s must have a Class B CDL with a passenger endorsement and a clean driving record.  Previous customer service experience and interpretive training is preferred.

Essential Functions:

  • Interpretive Naturalists will be responsible for creating a tour focusing on the Denali National Park’s cultural, wildlife and natural/cultural history. It must meet or exceed the National Park Service interpretive standards. Usually one tour a day can be expected, and on several days, two tours may be required. The workweek usually consists of five days working and two days off. A 40-hour workweek is not guaranteed, although there are some days or weeks where overtime will be necessary. Extensive driving and interpretive training is provided at the beginning of the season, along with ongoing coaching as needed.
  • Responsible for providing a safe ride for up to 52 passengers, some of whom may have limited physical abilities.
  • Employee will be responsible for maintaining all federal and state requirements for holding a Commercial Driver’s License and will abide by all rules, regulations and company policies in regards to operating company vehicles.
  • Employee is responsible for general knowledge of corporate environmental policies and procedures and how they relate to their job functions.
  • 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 training.
  • Environmental objectives and targets will be communicated by dept. managers for each dept. during training.
  • Employee will have no less than 1 performance review per season to include an evaluation of performance standards as they relate to work instructions addressing their department’s environmental aspects. Employee will be aware of environmental objectives and targets within their department and how the objectives and targets affect their job performance.

Status and Scope:
Reports to Tour Operations Manager



  • Applicants must have an education or previous experience in interpretation, environmental education, ecology, biology or any natural sciences.

  • A Class B Commercial Driver’s License with airbrakes and a passenger endorsement as well as previous bus driving experience (minimum 9 months) is required for this position.

  • Ability to meet NPS Interpretive Standards.

  • An ability to work in a team environment and in close quarters is desired.

  • Must have effective communication skills.

  • Must have excellent customer service skills.

  • Knowledge of sub-arctic ecosystems is a plus.

Equipment Used:
Multiple passenger motor vehicle, short wave radio transmitter and receiver
Travel Requirements:   Little or No Travel (>10%)
Lifting Requirements:  
MEDIUM - Lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
Physical Requirements: 

Frequent: bending, speaking, standing and walking

Constant: hearing, reaching and seeing

Occasional: keying and lifting



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

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