Local Tourism Driver – Mornington Peninsula

September 4, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Are you an looking for an exciting opportunity to be a part of an Adventure Travel company & dynamic team? Raw Travel, a leading name in the travel and tourism industry, is seeking a skilled and motivated local driver to join us in providing exceptional experiences to our valued customers. If you’re passionate about customer service, have a keen sense of responsibility, and are enthusiastic about showcasing the beauty of the Mornington Peninsula, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a part-time driver to shuttle our walkers between different trail heads and hotels on the Peninsula and deliver a briefing and answer questions at the start of their trips. Typically, our walkers will be on self-guided trips with 1-4 people or you may assist with one of our guided trips working alongside one of our walking leaders.

Key Responsibilities:

As a casual driver at Raw Travel, you will be responsible for driving a 12-seater van sometimes with a trailer. Your role will involve transporting our clients to various picturesque destinations across the stunning Mornington Peninsula. Our clients come from all over Australia to experience the wonderful diversity of local trails here.

Your commitment to customer service excellence will be paramount as you ensure our customers have a comfortable and memorable journey. If you’re a reliable, honest, and responsible individual who thrives in a customer-focused environment, we encourage you to apply.

To be considered for this role, you must possess the following qualifications and attributes:

• Valid driver’s license
• Proficiency in driving a 12-seater van with a trailer
• In-depth knowledge of the Mornington Peninsula and its attractions
• Prior experience in tourism or hospitality industries is a plus
• Dedication to providing exceptional customer service
• Demonstrated reliability, honesty, and responsibility

While not essential, the following qualifications and interests would be advantageous:

• Commercial Passenger Vehicle License
• Medium Rigid license
• Passion for hiking and walking

Why Join Raw Travel?

RAW Travel is a worldwide operator of walking tours with its headquarters on the Mornington Peninsula and has been operating trips for 20 years. We are a values driven business that is B-Corp certified. Joining the Raw Travel team means becoming a part of a company that values its employees and customers alike. You’ll have the opportunity to contribute to the growth of our business while showcasing the stunning landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula. As an experienced driver, you’ll play a vital role in shaping unforgettable experiences for our clients, and in return, you’ll be rewarded with flexible work and a supportive work environment.

This role would particularly suit a retiree or person wanting occasional & flexible work and not full- time commitment as the work is seasonal (not during the Dec – Jan peak weeks and quiet during the Winter) and based on advance notice with bookings. Typically, you would be working 3-4 hours a day; dropping clients off in the morning at a trailhead and picking them up again later in the afternoon, taking them to and from their hotel. In the time in-between drop offs you are free to return home, do other things with your day.

Application Process:

If you’re ready to take the wheel and embark on an exciting journey with Raw Travel, we’d love to hear from you. To apply, please submit your resume detailing your relevant experience and qualifications to careers@rawtravel.com. Feel free to include a brief cover letter outlining your passion for customer service and your familiarity with the Mornington Peninsula.

Join us in creating unforgettable memories for travelers and showcasing the hidden gems of the Mornington Peninsula. Apply today and drive your career forward with Raw Travel!

Application Deadline: 30 Sept 2023

Website: https://rawtravel.com/careers

Raw Travel is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals.