Driver I -Naperville

US-IL-Naperville
2 months ago
ID
132538
Category
Transportation
Employment Type
Fulltime-Regular

Overview

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. United by a passion to serve, our more than 270,000 employees deliver experiences that enrich and nourish the lives of millions of people in 22 countries around the world every day. Aramark is recognized among the Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE and the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Aramark’s leisure group specializes in lodging, recreation, conference centers and meeting services. The scope of our operations includes lodging, conference and meeting space, houseboats and other marine activities, retail merchandise, casual and fine dining experiences, and interpretive tours in some of this country's most pristine protected lands and national parks. We have been active partners with the National Park Service for over 20 years, providing high-quality visitor services in numerous locations across the United States. We are one of the nation’s leading managers of conference centers with a strong focus on customer experience. We are considered a premier provider of professional services by clients and competition alike, committed to providing high-quality recreation, hospitality and authentic experiences to clients and visitors from all over the world.

Description

Position Summary: 

The Driver 1 employee drives a shuttle van,warehouse delivery truck,laundry truck, or boat – hauling vehicle.

Drivers in this position may transport supplies and other goods or transport up to 15 passengers, and are required to operate an efficient, consistent, safe and timely service.
  
Essential Functions:

  • Must complete a daily vehicle inspection form prior to driving
  • Ensure a pleasant and clean atmosphere is maintained in the vehicle at all times
  • Utilize all safety equipment available, always wear seat belt when driving
  • Operate company vehicle weighing under 26,000 lbs (GVW) transporting up to 15 passengers or transporting supplies and linens to and from designated locations
  • Drivers are required to drive defensively, safely and cautiously at all times and in all situations
  • Often drivers are the first contact a guest may have with the company – so it is important they make an outstanding first impression
  • Exceptional customer service skills are needed when encountering guests; to ensure a good positive representation of Aramark Parks and Destinations is demonstrated at all times
  • Some Driver 1s’ work as shuttle drivers driving guests throughout the property and in and out of town picking up and dropping off guests at designated locations
  • Drivers transporting passengers should be highly knowledgeable about Aramark property and the surrounding areas; acting as a concierge resource for all guests. This includes but is not limited to: retail, boat rentals, food & beverage opening hours and services, tours and activities and surrounding area amenities and activities such as other National Parks in the area 
  • May have to lift guest luggage weighing up to 80 lbs into the vehicle
  • Fuel, clean and inspect vehicle when required, report malfunctions to Transportation Office
  • Driver 1s’ must ensure all vehicle log books are completed – including rider-ship information log
  • Work with Transportation Office dispatcher ensuring any special requests and group requests are completed
  • Driver 1s may work as Laundry Drivers - delivering linens and other relevant laundry items to on-property closets and off-property outlets. Ensuring the laundry has a constant supply of clean linen
  • Drivers may be required to use a company vehicle to haul small boats from the water when required
  • Drivers may also be assigned to work as warehouse drivers – transporting goods and supplies and making deliveries
  • Drivers must understand the machinery and chemicals used
  • Drivers must be aware of MSDS sheets and books and read and use this information when necessary
  • Identify maintenance and safety issues and take the correct steps to correct them
  • Maintain a positive attitude – always be willing to lend a helping hand wherever needed
  • Attend all scheduled department and safety meetings
  • Share innovative ideas to improve efficiency and operations
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Know and comply with all company policies and procedures regarding safety, security, emergencies and energy
  • Report to work on time and in complete uniform
  • Other duties as assigned

 
Status and Scope:

  • The Driver 1 employee reports to the Transportation Manager
  • Drivers must be willing to learn about property and surrounding areas in order to educate guests that use the shuttle
  • Drivers transporting passengers must be guest service focused – committed to going above and beyond to enhance the guest experience and able to lift heavy luggage or other supplies into the vehicle
  • Drivers must have strong communication skills and be comfortable using the company radio for communications

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Must be age 21 years or older
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken English
  • Must have a valid Driver License (a CDL is not required for this position) with a clean driving record showing 5 years of prior safe driving
  • Must pass a DOT physical examination and obtain a medical card
  • Mus.t pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol test and participate in the random drug/alcohol testing pool
  • Must complete and pass Defensive Driving Course prior to driving a company vehicle
  • 1 year professional driving experience and vehicle mechanical experience is preferred

Equipment Used:
Company Vehicle, Walkie-Talkie, Commercial Dryer, Hand Truck, Commercial Washing Machine, Other Machinery and Equipment

 

Travel Requirements:

 Little or no travel required (less than 10%)  

 


 Lifting Requirements: 

100 pounds maximum with frequent heavy lifting and/or carrying objects up to 50 pounds


  

 

 

 


  

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