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Driving Lead - Winter Seasonal

Date:  Nov 24, 2020

South Lake Tahoe, CA, US

Company:  Heavenly Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2020/2021

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 


The lead driver is responsible for all operational functions of demand-responsive, fixed route, and special event transportation. The Lead Driver supervises and manages driving staff of approximately 8-15 drivers in a fast paced, guest service oriented team environment. The lead driver is a self-starting individual who doesn’t react, but observes, orients, decides, and acts quickly and efficiently to accomplish the job.



  • Builds, maintains, and executes the day-to-day transportation schedule to include random special-resort needed transports. In addition, manages the Employee Shuttle Driver(s) schedule and fills in when needed.
  • Monitors and documents all policy violations, performance issues, guest and employee commendations/comments/complaints.
  • Coordinates maintenance needs of all vehicle fleet with internal vehicle maintenance shop and external contractors.
  • Makes regular contact with employees to ensure maximum shift coverage using either online scheduling database or other means as necessary.
  • Responds to, manages, and documents accidents and emergencies involving all Transportation equipment to include Shuttle busses, Jitneys, and any other applicable vehicles.
  • Monitors road and traction conditions. Keeps all drivers aware of any needed traction sand and traction devices – throughout the entire day or event evolution.
  • Mentors, trains, and coaches transportation employees on a daily basis.
  • Facilitates and attends all monthly team meetings.
  • Must be able to cover dispatching, driving, training shifts as needed.
  • Any/all other duties as assigned.



  • Hold and maintain California Class A, B CDL with applicable passenger endorsement - required
  • Satisfactory driving record - required
  • Working knowledge of office hardware and software - required
  • 2 years department-specific experience – preferred
  • 1 year supervisory experience – required
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously - required
  • Exemplary guest service skills – required
  • Ability to live On-mountain – preferred
  • Able and willing to work a flexible schedule as needed – required
  • Able to work continuously through the winter season without extended vacations – required
  • Ability to pass random drug tests – required


If you want to work for a different kind of ski resort, you’ve found your perfect match at Heavenly. With a massive mountain full of off-the-grid terrain and incredible views of Lake Tahoe, Heavenly is for those who want to go big and forge their own path. From on-mountain concerts to world-famous après ski parties and a one-of-a-kind DJ CAT, Heavenly exudes high-energy from first chair to last call. Come be a part of the team committed to delivering a refreshingly unique ski experience. www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 254851

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento