Kiwi Experience is New Zealand's leading flexible guided bus experience designed by travellers for travellers. We have a colourful 28 years of history and our Driver Guides are the best in the business.
Our big green buses travel the best parts of New Zealand, full of international travellers taking in the must see icons, genuine cultural experiences, and some of the most popular activities in the world.
About the Role :
Kiwi Experience Legendary Driver Guides call this job is a unique position that's more than a job, it's a lifestyle. Your mission will be to deliver the South Island of New Zealand on a silver platter to international backpackers by operating a safe, enjoyable and memorable trip.
Deliver an entertaining time on the bus & organise an outstanding time off the bus. The role requires a wide range of skills :
Social skills - for entertaining backpackers with great stories, dad jokes, games, excursions and nights out.
Organisation - You will be an 'on road travel agent' for Kiwi Experience organising passengers accommodation and activities
Sales - Definitely helpful to boost your income. Energy and a genuine care for others to have a good time help.
Driving - Safe driving is paramount to getting around the best scenery and outdoors lifestyle NZ has to offer.
Who are you? This is what we're after - some say their unicorns - I believe in Unicorns!
You love New Zealand & know your way around the South Island
You have experience in customer service & sales
You are a confident people person with excellent communication
You have the ability to build rapport and encourage interaction with groups
You have a humorous & interesting personality
You're physically fit - able to load bags & do short walks in the park
You have a class 2 or 4 licence with a valid P endorsement
You have excellent time management abilities
You're organised & accurate with paperwork with good numeracy skills and have a basic understanding of common computer systems including the Microsoft Office software, various apps & websites
Understanding of social platforms including Facebook & Instagram
Your driving history proves you can operate a vehicle in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company regulations and New Zealand road rules
You're flexible around work days and hours including weekends & public holidays
You don't mind being away from home for varying lengths of time
If this sounds like you, then apply!