Advanced CDL Driver - Housing May Be Available

Date:  Feb 4, 2024

Kirkwood, CA, US

Company:  Kirkwood Mountain Resort
Shift Type:  Winter Seasonal 2023/2024


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!

Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it’s your first-time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.

With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development experience, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.

Hiring for our seasonal positions occurs on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted until March 15th or until the positions are filled (whichever is first).


Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons 
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development
  • Referral Program

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans


Job Summary:  

As an Advanced Driver, it is your responsibility to execute the safe and efficient transportation of both guests and employees to and from designated pickup and drop-off locations, as well as maintain a friendly and positive attitude every day, with all guests and employees. Join our professional team in providing our guests the Experience of a Lifetime! 


Job Specifications: 

  • Housing: May Be Available
  • Expected Pay Range: $27.00 - $29.94 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time
  • Skill Level: Advanced
  • Other Specifics: Passenger Endorsed CDL Required


Transportation is seeking dynamic individuals with superior guest service skills. Drivers are responsible for the safe operation of commercial vehicles, hosting a timely and enjoyable transportation experience for our guests.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Check fluids, tires and general condition before and after each run and keep vehicles clean. 
  • Install and remove tire chains as needed.
  • Safely transport guests while adhering to scheduled routes in accordance to departmental guidelines.
  • Ability to operate different types of commercial vehicles in all weather conditions. 
  • Accurate completion of pre and post trip vehicle inspections. 
  • Elevate an “Experience of a Lifetime” to all guests.
  • Must be able to share company and resort knowledge with guests.
  • Participate in regular safety and employee meetings and complete continuous training provided by company.
  • Be knowledgeable in 2-way radio use and various codes.
  • Support training as needed by helping new drivers understand our operations.
  • Become an expert in your role and lead by example.
  • Other duties as assigned. 


Job Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Pass MVR (Motor Vehicle Record) check
  • Current DOT Medical Card
  • Must pass Pre-employment Drug screening
  • Valid US Commercial Driver’s License, Class A or B with air brake and passenger endorsements
  • 5 years prior CDL driving experience 
  • 5 years prior customer service experience  
  • High School Diploma
  • Read, write, speak and understand English
  • Strong work ethic and punctuality
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures 


The expected pay range is $27.00 - $29.94. This is the pay range we reasonably expect to pay for this position. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.


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  497386
Reference Date: 08/24/2023 
Job Code Function: Driving 

Nearest Major Market: California