Double Decker Driver

Big Bus Tours LTD Los Angeles United States of America Driving

Company Description

Big Bus Tours is the world’s largest operator of open-top sightseeing tours, fueling the spirit of adventure in 23 world-famous cities across four continents. Beginning its journey 28 years’ ago, with a fleet of only three buses, Big Bus Tours has swiftly expanded to a global fleet of over 400 hundred open-top buses, turning 5 million tourists into explorers, every year. Big Bus Tours operates in London, Dubai, Hong Kong, New York, Las Vegas, Chicago, Abu Dhabi, Budapest, Istanbul, Miami, Muscat, Rome, Paris, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Darwin, Sydney, Vienna, Washington DC, Dublin, Singapore, Los Angeles and Berlin with a sightseeing concept designed to provide a flexible approach to city discovery. Each open-top bus tour provides a hop-on, hop-off facility at a variety of interesting locations, with complimentary additions to enhance the visitor sightseeing experience. In February 2015, private equity firm Exponent purchased Big Bus Tours, with a shared vision to make Big Bus Tours the number 1 thing to do in each world-famous city. In 2016, Merlin Entertainments PLC became a shareholder, offering a natural synergy with Big Bus Tours and Merlin attractions and experiences around the world. With entertaining guides and commentary and knowledge of the latest events in each city, the Big Bus City Crew leaves every passenger with a story to tell.

Position

Big Bus Tours Los Angeles is looking to hire bus drivers for our BIG double decker busses. A double decker driver should make the safety of our customers their number one priority while providing transportation for our tours. To be successful in this position you should be friendly and enjoy working with the public. Be safety oriented and never put anyone’s safety in jeopardy. Have a willingness to learn and be open to interacting with people from all around the world. If you have bus driving experience and are ready to launch or continue a career in tourism, then this is the job for you.

Key Areas of Accountability and Responsibility

  • Report on time as scheduled in required uniform
  • Perform a Pre-trip and Post-trip inspection of your assigned bus
  • Ensure your bus is clean and ready for passengers
  • Follow the given route as scheduled under the direction of the Operations team.
  • Maintain the safety of the bus and passengers at all times during the tour
  • Follow all state and Federal traffic and DOT laws rules/regulations
  • Report any incidents or accidents immediately per company policy
  • Maintain a professional driving style, presentation and demeanor whenever in front of customers or in uniform
  • Be an ambassador of Big Bus Tours and Smile

Requirements

Experience / Qualifications required

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • CDL with air brakes and unlimited passenger endorsement
  • At least two years of experience
  • DOT medical certification and drug testing
  • Knowledge of the Hollywood Area is preferred.
  • Must pass road test with satisfactory performance
  • Speak and read English well enough to converse with the public, understand highway traffic signals, respond to official questions, and be able to make legible entries on reports and records.

Other information

Benefits

  • Bonuses
  • Commuter Stipend for drivers that reside over 25 miles from the bus depot in San Fernando
  • Health, dental, vision insurance offered
  • Optional Retirement plan and life insurance available
  • Seven paid holidays including your birthday!
  • Full-Time and Part-Time hours available
  • Union position

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