Trailhead Shuttle Driver

Company: Zion Adventures


Job Description

The Trailhead Shuttle Driver is responsible for transporting adventurers to their desired destinations in a friendly and professional manner.  The Trailhead Shuttle Driver must also be comfortable operating a 14 passenger Ford E350 Van safely on narrow, winding dirt roads. Zion Adventures is committed to providing exemplary customer service, so drivers need to be able to speak knowledgeably about other services we provide, as well as the Zion area. ​

Starting Wage: 




  • ​Minimum of 23 years of age 

  • Must have a current and valid drivers license

  • Current First Aid and CPR certification, or Wilderness First Responder

  • Knowledge base of the roads, hikes, canyons, and hidden secrets of Zion National Park and the surrounding area on personal time

  • Desire to learn and share that knowledge with others


  • Familiarity with the area

  • Ability to be engaging and polite

  • Some familiarity with computer programs

  • An outstanding work ethic

  • Commitment to serving others

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Enjoys creating order in chaotic environments

  • Ability to take initiative

 Responsibilities: ​​

  • Driving courteously

  • Transporting clients as safely, comfortably and efficiently as possible

  • Avoiding risks which could harm passengers, the vehicles, or the environment

  • Running efficient shuttles without creating the hurried feeling

  • Solving problems with grace and efficiency

  • Helping connect clients with Zion Adventures guided events, Narrows rentals, and other Zion activities

  • Facilitating meaningful, helpful, informative, and pleasant conversations with customers

  • Operating single run and back-to-back morning shuttles 

  • Maintaining the shuttle vehicle for cleanliness, fueling, and informing Maintenance Coordinator of possible problems and needed repairs

  • Being able to change flat tires on trips, possibly along unimproved roads

  • Offering expertise on local recreation opportunities and logistics

  • Make reservations, provide refunds, and cash register sales

Dates of Employment:

  • March 1st – November 28th

  • Shuttle drivers work about 4-5 days a week. The work schedule depends on shuttle demands. Our aim is to create a regular work schedule for you where you have the same 2 consecutive days off.  Shuttle drivers are often combined with an outfitting role for those that are interested in a more diverse schedule.

  • Trailhead Shuttle drop-offs are usually slower during the winter months yet past staff have found part-time work through seasonal projects and outfitting.

How to Apply

Please send Resume and Cover Letter to [email protected]
Posted on: March 30, 2022
Job Starting Date:
May 1, 2021
Application Closing Date:
April 16, 2022
Job Salary Range:
Preferred/Required Degree Level: Not Specified
Population(s) Served: Adult - General, General
Region(s): Southwest US