ARAMARK Rafting Driver - Yosemite Guest Recreation-Half Dome Village in Fresno, California


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Aramark’s leisure group specializes in lodging, recreation, conference centers and meeting services. The scope of our operations includes lodging, conference and meeting space, houseboats and other marine activities, retail merchandise, casual and fine dining experiences, and interpretive tours in some of this country's most pristine protected lands and national parks. We have been active partners with the National Park Service for over 20 years, providing high-quality visitor services in numerous locations across the United States. We are one of the nation’s leading managers of conference centers with a strong focus on customer experience. We are considered a premier provider of professional services by clients and competition alike, committed to providing high-quality recreation, hospitality and authentic experiences to clients and visitors from all over the world.


Rafting Driver Starting Wage: $10.50 Grade: I

Position Summary: The Raft Driver employee drives a Raft delivery truck. Drivers in this position may transport supplies and other goods. Drivers are required to operate an efficient, consistent, safe and timely service.

Essential Functions:

  • Must complete a daily vehicle inspection form prior to driving

  • Ensure a pleasant and clean atmosphere is maintained in the vehicle at all times

  • Utilize all safety equipment available and always wear seat belt when driving

  • Drivers are required to drive defensively, safely and cautiously at all times and in all situations

  • Often drivers are the first contact a guest may have with the company so it is important they make an outstanding first impression

  • Exceptional customer service skills are needed when encountering guests to ensure a positive representation of Yosemite and Aramark is demonstrated at all times

  • Drivers are required to use a company vehicle to haul rafts from the water

  • Identify maintenance and safety issues and take the correct steps to correct them

  • Maintain a positive attitude, always willing to lend a helping hand wherever needed

  • Load and unload rafts into and out of the truck

  • Assist in inflating and deflating rafts

  • Assist in fixing any holes or problems that arise with the Rafts

  • Share innovative ideas to improve efficiency and operations

  • Know and comply with all company policies and procedures regarding safety, security, emergencies and energy

  • Report to work on time and in complete uniform

  • Other duties as assigned

Status and Scope: The Driver reports to Rafting Manager


  • Must be age 21 years or older

  • Must be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken English

  • Must have a valid Driver License (a CDL is not required for this position) with a clean driving record showing 3 years of prior safe driving

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol test



  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Must be able to read, write and clearly understand and speak English

  • 21 years of age or older

  • Must have valid driver’s license

  • Previous driving experience preferred

  • 3 years of verifiable driving history (CDL and non-CDL)

  • Clean driving record

  • Willingness to gain a good understanding of all properties as well as the activities and amenities offered for guests

Equipment Used:

  • Telephone, CB radio,

Travel Requirements:

  • Little or No Travel (>10%)

Lifting Requirements:

  • MEDIUM - Lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran