California Raft Trip Shuttle Driver - Job Description

Full-time and part-time shuttle driver work is available. All work is dependent on the varying river conditions and the status of the California rafting season which usually starts in April and can run into late October, with weekends being the busiest and most consistent. Full-time shuttle driver work typically begins on Memorial Day weekend and lasts through at least Labor Day weekend but on a good water year it will last until early October.

Most drivers will typically work on one of the following AO river operations: the South Fork Operation based in Lotus, CA; the Middle Fork Operation based in Foresthill, CA; or the Tuolumne Operation based in Groveland CA.

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  • Actively participate on the AO Operations Team; Assist managers and other co-workers in building and maintaining a positive and productive work environment in which running trips to the standards of quality and safety as set by AO policy is paramount.
  • Establish and grow a thorough understanding of AO philosophy toward trip quality and guest experience; Work to provide the best possible guest experience.
  • Learn and stay current on AO policies and best practices, including logistics, care of equipment, vehicles, facilities, and paperwork.
  • Perform with care and professionalism all the duties associated with the role of driver.
  • Learn and develop methods to respond to guest concerns or issues, according to AO policy and best practices.
  • Be a positive role model and represent AO in the workplace and in the communities in which we operate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Raft Trip Shuttle Driver Jobs California

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Questions and more information about working for AO: call (530) 626-8306 x106 to speak with the Personnel Director.

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