Ensure the safe and efficient transport of employees and guests. Effectively manage and train drivers. Ensure completion of related vehicle maintenance, accurate DOT and PUC record keeping, driver files, drug testing pools/regulations, safety checks of assigned vehicles and equipment. Drive scheduled routes as required.
Directly manage dispatchers and drivers to include interviewing, hiring, assigning and scheduling work, training, recommending promotions, performance appraisals, disciplinary discussions and terminations.
Develop and maintain driver schedules for call and demand, scheduled shuttles, wedding and event transportation.
Know and follow requirements according to PUC and DOT rules and regulations.
Maintain PUC and DOT licensing and scheduled filings. Maintain administrative compliance.
Implement and enforce safe operational policies and procedures for vehicles and staff.
Closely monitor employee performance to ensure that all company and lease vehicles are being operated in a safe and responsible manner, to minimize damage to property.
Safely transport guests/employees in company vehicles.
Communicate effectively with other resort management.
Ensure vehicles are clean and maintained in good working order.
Build and work within annual operating budget to meet revenue, labor and overall expense targets.
Work with upper management and leasing companies on rotating fleet.
Maintain current CDL [Class B or A with a P2 (passenger and air-brake endorsements)] and drive vehicles when required.
Physically able to install winter chains on vehicles.
Other duties as assigned.
Material and Equipment Directly Used:
Bus, passenger van, cleaning equipment and supplies, vehicle maintenance equipment and supplies, ski/snowboard equipment and office equipment including computer, photocopier and 2-way radio.
Working environment/Physical Activities:
60% of the work day is spent driving vehicles, often in extreme and/or adverse weather conditions including extreme cold and snow. 40% of the work day is spent in a normal office environment Occasional fumes, odors, dusts, mists, and gases. Potential hazards include mechanical and electrical, and road hazards. Frequently lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling objects up to 100 pounds. Occasionally necessary to “dig out” and push vans from stuck positions, or other roadside maintenance of vehicles. Constantly operating the vehicle controls. Frequently stoops, crouches, reaches, handles, and fingers objects. Constant use of near and far acuity, depth perception, field of vision, and color vision.
Must pass pre-employment drug test. Will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing per CDL testing pool requirements.
Purgatory Resort is located in the rugged San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado, and 25 miles north of historic downtown Durango. Carved by glaciers thousands of years ago, Purgatory is a unique blend of steep tree skiing trails and wide-open cruisers with stunning views. Averaging 260 inches of snow annually, Purgatory is known for consistent, dry powder from frequent storms, followed by sunny, bluebird days, which creates perfect conditions for pure alpine nirvana. Purgatory features 1,525 acres of skiable terrain, 94 trails, 11 lifts, five terrain parks and a vertical drop of 2,029 feet. Renowned as a family-friendly resort and named “Best Ski Value” by TripAdvisor, there are many ways to enjoy the incredible winter wonderland at Purgatory.
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