WORK FOR ALASKA COACH TOURS


THE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

Alaska Coach Tours is an Alaskan-owned and operated company. We provide a work environment that focuses on integrity, teamwork, and having positive experiences that make for fond memories.

As a driver/guide, your primary objective is to safely operate a motorcoach and to conduct narrated bus tours, while representing our 4 core values: Safety, Quality, Teamwork, and Environmental Responsibility.

We strive to make their experience as enjoyable and rewarding as possible with unique opportunities for recreation, team building, and networking. Positive, high- performing employees make our team stronger – especially when they return for multiple seasons and/or advance within our growing company.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

Do you:

  • Have safe driving skills and an overall good driving record?

  • Enjoy providing customer service?

  • Feel comfortable speaking to and interacting with the public?

  • Work well in a team environment?

Then you are just who we are looking for!

TRAINING

For select candidates, we will provide paid-CDL training in one of winter/spring training programs. For applicants in Idaho, Utah, and Washington, we have part time CDL training programs that are catered to your school and work schedules. These classes begin in January and run through the beginning of the touring season in May. For those unable to attend these classes we have an Alaskan training program beginning in April.

For experienced drivers with CDL’s, we offer premium pay and priority divisional placement.

GETTING HERE & GETTING AROUND

It is the employee's responsibility to make their own travel arrangements to/from their division of employment. Once at the division, it is the employee's responsibility to get themselves to/from work on time. We also recommended employees consider bringing a bike or driving a car up to Alaska for the summer.

EMPLOYEE PERKS

Who doesn’t love a bonus? With the successful completion of a contract at the end of the season:

  • All employees are eligible for a contract completion bonus

  • Driver/guides are eligible for a safety bonus

Driver/guides are also provided with a $250 travel bonus, each way, to offset travel costs to/from their division of employment.

ROOM & BOARD

Alaska Coach Tours guarantees employee housing for driver/guides in all four Alaska divisions. For those who opt to stay in company housing, a flat daily rate is deducted from each paycheck. What’s Included…

FOR FUN

Alaska is definitely the land of outdoor fun and we highly encourage our employees to get out ,explore and enjoy all that Southeast Alaska has to offer.

Many operators provide industry rates or space available seating for tourism employees. Here’s a sampling of the adventure that awaits!

  • Whale watching

  • Zip lining

  • Dog sledding

  • Floatplane trips

  • Railroad tours

  • Go karts

  • Helicopter tours

  • Guided and unguided hikes & biking tours

  • River rafting

  • Kayaking & paddle boarding