Experienced Driver - CDL Required - Grand Teton National Park - Free Housing Provided

Date:  Jul 10, 2024

Jackson, WY, US

Company:  Grand Teton Lodge Company
Shift Type:  Summer Seasonal 2024


Create Your Experience of a Lifetime!


Come work and play in the mountains!  Whether it's your first time seeing the mountains, or you already call them home, 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.


Join the Grand Teton Lodge Company for a season, or stay for a career at one/many of our 40+ resorts. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free access to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, Employee housing, free activities, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.​


Job Summary:

The CDL Driver is responsible to drive buses, vans or other designated vehicles in a defensive and courteous manner, never abusing equipment, and handling tickets and luggage for guests.  As the transportation schedule operates from approximately 7:00am until 9:00pm daily, drivers will be expected to work short, long, and split shifts all in accordance to the Department of Transportation rules and guidelines.  Equally as important, they are here to have some fun too!  This is a summer seasonal position. 


Job Specification:

  • Housing: May Be Available
  • Outlet: Jackson Lake Lodge
  • Expected Pay Range: $20.00 / hour
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time
  • Skill Level: Intermediate, Advanced


Job Responsibilities:

  • Drivers will be able to learn interpretive narration for Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Wildlife Tours, and special charters
  • Drivers are mandated to hold a commercial driver license, and fully comply with all rules and guidelines outlined by the Department of Transportation as well as the Grand Teton Lodge Company
  • Drive the vehicle in accordance to the predetermined route
  • Obey all laws of the highway and drive in a defensive manner
  • Fill out daily reports and notify the manager of any bus difficulties
  • Drive extra charters and activities when needed
  • Check oil, water, tires and general condition before and after each run and wash and maintain bus cleanliness
  • No buses in employee villages without special permission
  • Never abuse company equipment in any manner
  • Immediately report any incident to management and the National Park Service
  • Sweep out buses after each completed run
  • Assist passengers to ensure they are properly seated
  • Handles passenger emergencies and disruptions
  • Must be flexible in scheduling
  • Other duties as assigned


The Transportation Driver position asks that any candidate be able to demonstrate the following skills or experience:

  • 2 years prior experience in CDL required driving position - Required
  • Valid US Commercial Driver's License, Class A or B with air brake and passenger endorsement (obtained at own expense) - Required
  • Good communication skills - Required
  • Fluent in English - Required
  • Current Medical Examination Report (valid for 2 years) - Required
  • Pre-employment drug screen and random drug/alcohol testing as required by state and federal law - Required
  • Clean driving record – Required
  • Knowledge of Grand Teton National Park and the surrounding area’s – Preferred
  • 21 years of age or older – Required
  • Pass DOT physical – Required



What’s In It For You?

  • FREE Housing (including linens and all utilities) or Full Hook-Up RV Sites
  • FREE National Park Pass to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park
  • FREE Participation in guest activities: Horseback rides, kayak and boat rentals, lake cruises & scenic raft tours, 200 miles of hiking trails and THE greatest perk ever – living in one of the most picturesque national parks!
  • FREE WiFi
  • $98/week OR FREE Meal Plan (this depending on hourly or salaried position) Meal Plan covers 3 meals/day in the employee cafeteria
  • Recreation Program and complimentary use of Rec Halls and Employee Gym at JLL (w/ Climbing Wall)


Before you apply, visit http://www.TetonEmployee.com for detailed information about housing and other information you will find helpful.


 We are committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability through zero waste, energy and water conservation, green dining and retail, volunteerism, and education. Grand Teton Lodge Company offers an amazing place to live and work, as well as staff housing. www.vailresortscareers.com 


The expected pay range is $20.00. 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  501824
Reference Date: 06/11/2024 
Job Code Function: Driving