Launch Coordinator / Shuttle Driver
Boulder City, NV, USA
$15-$16 / hour + tips
Part Time / Full Time
High School Diploma or Equivalent
CPR/First Aid, DOT Medical Certificate, Valid Driver License, Clean Driving Record
Year-round / Seasonal
About The Position
If you are outgoing, enjoy working outside, meeting new people, and love nature you might be a good fit. Shuttle drivers are responsible for river launches and retrievals, delivering boat rentals, shuttling guests, and transportation to/from Las Vegas Strip hotels. Responsibilities include maintaining and cleaning equipment, repairing gear, maintaining vehicles, loading kayaks and canoes, warehouse support, and coordinating logistics.
In addition to knowledge of the natural history of the area, qualified applicants must also have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to entertain guests. Strong communication and public speaking skills are a must. Drivers must demonstrate solid work ethic, possess high standards, be detail-oriented, and extremely organized. Qualified applicants must be able to make proper decisions quickly and work calmly in tense or chaotic situations, have a sense of urgency, and be on time. You must always act in a professional manner, and dress according to your job function.
This is a physically demanding position and drivers will be working outside in the elements. Must be willing to work long hours in harsh environments, be physically fit, and able to lift 50+ lbs overhead. Experience towing trailers is important, and preference will be given to applicants with a CDL, passenger endorsement, and/or double/triple trailer endorsement. Cross-training is available for drivers interested in obtaining a Guide position with Desert Adventures.
Pass pre-employment drug test
Subject to random drug testing
Non-smoking work environment
DOT Medical Certificate
Clean driving record, CDL a plus
Supply annual DMV history report
Pass post-offer background check
Adult CPR/First Aid/AED
Clean professional appearance
Cell phone with text capabilities
Internet and email access
Must be at least 25 years of age
About Desert Adventures
Desert Adventures is an outdoor adventure tour company based in Boulder City, Nevada. Our focus is connecting people with nature through authentic experiences and education. We offer a variety of tours including biking, hiking, paddling, and scenic tours as well as a livery service and rental program. We also instruct courses in SUP, kayaking, canoeing, river safety and rescue, CPR / First Aid, and Wilderness Medicine. We have one of the most comprehensive training programs in the area and encourage diversity and inclusion in the outdoors and the workplace. We have been in business since 2004 and are proud to be a woman-owned and operated business.