Dec 10, 2018

Driver

  • Royal Caribbean LTD
  • CocoCay (Royal Caribbean), The Bahamas
Contract Worker Driver Hospitality & Tourism Operations

Job Description

Driver

Perfect opportunities begin with Perfect Day!

Combine your experience and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees in CocoCay, Bahamas.  Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world. 

Position Summary:

Duties will include utilizing forklifts, tractors and trolleys to streamline loading and unloading process from the designated vessel along with transporting goods to designated destination on call days. To ensure that safety is paramount at all time when moving any vehicle at any time. Driving of guest trams may also be required in which case this would be a guest facing position.

The Driver position is one that should possesses a dynamic outgoing demeanor with a passion for delivering industry leading service while demonstrating exemplary skills. This role establishes and drives a positive working environment and focuses on the Guest Experience while operating with optimum Safety with of our guest and fellow colleagues in mind. Leading by example at the Front of House on a call day this is a position that requires the ability to be engaged with guests with a friendly disposition while ensuring paramount safety of guests and employees.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the Island employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management. All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with the Company's Safety, Quality and Environmental standards

All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with Royal Caribbean International’s Royal Way Experience, SQM standards, USPH guidelines, environmental, and safety policies. Each Island employee conducts oneself in a professional and courteous manner at all times. This consists of physical and verbal interactions with guests or fellow employees.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Duties will include utilizing forklifts, trolleys, tractors, golf carts and trucks to streamline loading and unloading process along with transporting goods to designated destination on call days. Critical to a successful operation is the preparation and sequencing of provisions, staging of carts in a pre-determined order. To ensure a smooth and safe transfer of all good from ship to site and vice versa.
  • Follow instructions of the Team Lead Operations at all times to ensure a safe environment at all times while operating on the pier.
  • Prior to ship arrival, ensure all vehicles are staged, provision trailers, tractors, loading platforms, forklift trucks and gangways, trucks.
  • Ensure gangways are ready for loading as instructed by the ships staff and stored securely at the close of a call day.
  • Pallets are staged in loading order with a maximum height range of 48 – 54” . Pallets are only to be moved when deemed safe.
  • All Provisions are safely loaded onto trucks and trolleys in sequence and driven to their designated locations.
  • When operating on the pier all areas are to be cordoned off for safety.
  • No unauthorized carrying of personnel on provision vehicles or trolleys, No use of phone while driving.
  • To actively participate in the reporting of maintenance, safety and operation of the forklifts, provision vehicles, tractors and trolleys and guest trams.
  • Understands, applies, and enforces environmental policies and procedures concerning such functions as collections, sorting and disposal of solid wastes and use of chemicals associated with cleaning.
  • To comply with all company policies and programs concerning safety, environmental protection and occupational accidents.
  • Attends meetings conducted by the Site Management also training activities, courses and all other work-related activities as required.
  • Personal appearance, personal hygiene and uniform appearance are at all times in accordance with company policy.
  • Participate in all mandatory training related to the Company Philosophy and Guest Service needs.
  • Performs related duties as required. This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as assigned by Management.
  • Be knowledgeable regarding all facets of the Island all activities and have the ability to be able to make recommendations for guests. Always carry island maps and be prepared to answer questions from the guest.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to speak English clearly, distinctly and cordially with guests.
  • Ability to drive forklift operation with precision within limited space after training certification.
  • Ability to drive all vehicles safely and precisely.
  • A friendly disposition with the ability to converse with our guests.
  • Ability to work positively and cooperatively in a diverse team environment to meet overall established timeframes for the island operation.

Physical Demand:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste and smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • All island employees must be physically able to participate in emergency procedures and drills. Full use/range of motion of arms and legs as well as full visual, verbal and hearing abilities are required to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency.

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two (2) years related experience and/or training.
  • Completion of high school or equivalent.
  • Must hold a Certificate of completion for Fork Lift Driving (certification provided) and a clean vehicle license and proof to have good eye sight.
  • Ability to work positively and cooperatively in a diverse team environment to meet overall established timeframes for the island operation.

Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly be subject to extreme heat, very hot and humid conditions.

Join us at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., where great vacations begin with great employees!

RCL is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.