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Transportation Office Dispatcher & Non CDL Driver (Winter Seasonal)

Job Category: Transportation
Requisition number: TRANS002215
Posted: 3 September 2022
Schedule: Full-time
Rate: $16 USD per hour
Purgatory Resort
Durango, CO 81301, USA

General Purpose

Transportation: Ensure the safe and efficient transport of employees and guests. Accurate  record keeping and efficient computer skills. Ability to perform safety checks of assigned vehicles and equipment. Ability to drive scheduled routes as required. Must be able to safely drive in  adverse conditions. Must be able to make quick, sound decisions in potentially hazardous driving  situations.  

Community Services: Coordination using multiple line phones of homeowner pickup requests.  Answering guest questions in regards to transportation services, pricing, and resort amenities.  Must have adept communication with all other Purgatory Departments during daily operations. 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Assigns and schedules reservations for guests and homeowners needing our transportation  services.  
  • Answering telephones, taking messages, developing spreadsheets, completing purchase  requests, faxing documents, posting mail, distributing documents, straightening and organizing  corporate files. 
  • Dispatches drivers to scheduled routes and pick-ups via 2-way radios. 
  • Follow all DOT/FMSCA/CSP and PUC rules and regulation. 
  • Communicate effectively with guests regarding resort information and concerns/problems. ∙ On a needed basis, drive vehicles. 
  • Clean vehicles as needed.  
  • Handle ski/snowboard equipment. 
  • Fuel vehicle when needed.
  • Wash vehicles when needed. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Job Qualifications: 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Solid interpersonal communications/customer relations skills and  basic knowledge of vehicle maintenance. Good computer skills and experience in email, Word,  Excel and web based software. Stong attention to detail and a self motivated worker. Basic  knowledge of Purgatory Resort and surrounding area preferred. 

Education/Formal Training: High School diploma or GED preferred. Current state issued  Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record are required.  

Medical Certification: Ability to pass a medical certification test (DOT physical).

Experience: Must 21 years or older.  

Material and Equipment Directly Used:  Computers/computer software, e-mail, accounting programs, telephones, 2-way radios and other office  equipment. Bus and passenger van, cleaning equipment and supplies. Vehicle maintenance equipment and supplies.  Ski/snowboard equipment. 


Working environment/Physical Activities: 

15% of the workday is spent driving vehicles, often in extreme and/or adverse weather conditions  including extreme cold and snow. 85% of the workday is spent in a normal office environment. Occasional exposure to non-harmful fumes, odors, dusts, mists, and gases. Potential hazards include but are not  limited to: mechanical, electrical, and road hazards. Frequently lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling  objects up to 50 pounds. Occasionally necessary to "dig out" and push vans from stuck locations.  Constantly operating vehicle controls when driving. Frequently stoops, crouches, reaches, and handles  objects. Constant use of near and far acuity, depth perception, field of vision, and color vision are  essential to job performance.

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