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*BONUS: Free housing available through December 21, 2022!*
Are you enthusiastic about hospitality, people, and beautiful places? By working at Grand Canyon National Park, you will get all three! Become a proud steward of the park and play an essential role in providing unforgettable hospitality to our guests as an Interpretive Tour Driver! As one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the Grand Canyon National Park is a place of remarkable beauty, peace, scenic grandeur, and top-notch hospitality.
We are looking for Interpretive Tour Drivers to provide narrative tours at the Grand Canyon South Rim! This position is accountable for driving tour buses as well as providing taxi service as needed in the Grand Canyon Village/Tusayan area.
This position earns $16.45/hour and is eligible for a private dorm room.
To provide guests with a narrated, thematic experience that allows guests to make personal connections to the resources of the Park while safely transporting guests on a DOT regulated Tour Bus.
Use established Primary Park Themes to provide guests with a compelling link between the tangible and visible resources found along the Grand Canyon South Rim with the intangible and inherent meanings found within those resources in a way that allows the guest to make their own connections to the place.
Using effective interpretive techniques and a thematic narrative to assist the National Park Service in imparting our mission, vision, purpose, and goals
Provide knowledgeable, accurate, and resourced information on Xanterra South Rim services and facilities to passengers, guests and visitors as requested.
Drive village taxi service as scheduled by dispatch.
Good reading, comprehension, and organizational skills to research tour information and compile it into an effective thematic narrative.
NAI-CIG certification desirable, or attend and successfully complete the course as it is made available through the Xanterra training department.
Must meet all U.S. Department of Transportation qualifications as mandated by FMCSR Sections 383 and 391 including, but not limited to:
Must be 21 years of age or older.
Possess a Commercial Driver’s License Class A or B with Passenger Endorsement and convert to Arizona within 1 year.
Possess a required Department of Transportation physical exam card.
Pass mandated Xanterra Transportation Department driving skills test.
Able to meet all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for a commercial Motor Coach/Bus operator.
Ability to understand and demonstrate the proper 10 codes & two-way radio communication.