Shuttle Driver

Position Title: Shuttle Driver (Seasonal/Part-time)
Accountability: Shuttle Drivers will report to the Engagement Manager

Responsibilities: Shuttle Drivers are responsible for transporting guests and equipment to various locations throughout the Riverkeeper’s kayak rental and guided program experiences. They are a public facing representative of the Riverkeeper to ensure safe transportation while educating guests about the mission of Catawba Riverkeeper.

Day to Day Duties:

  • Manage transportation of guests and equipment at times using a 15-passenger shuttle bus
  • Ensure the safety of the guests riding in the shuttle bus
  • Deliver timely shuttle schedule as set forth by the kayak standard operating procedures
  • Provide excellent customer service through welcoming and friendly communication about Catawba Riverkeeper, the guest’s program, and with basic information about the local area that guests can explore and enjoy
  • Responsible for ensuring safe use of the shuttle bus along with keeping the inside of the shuttle clean and tidy
  • Collaborate with the Kayak Manager on Duty to implement efficient operations
  • Maintain communication with the appropriate kayak operational staff like Kayak Techs and Kayak Guides to execute professional guest transportation and experience


  • 25+ years of age
  • Clean driving record
  • Passionate about sharing the work and mission of the Catawba Riverkeeper organization to the community
  • Comfortable speaking to a wide range of people and customizing communication accordingly
  • Time management skills: committed to a two-week schedule notice and consistent attendance
  • Ability to maintain an organized and detailed workflow with changing variables
  • Ability to make quick and authoritative decisions and remain calm in potentially tense and/or chaotic situations
  • Comfortable working autonomously as well as working in a team environment


  • Mandatory 3-day staff training hosted in March, June or as hired that includes,
    • Detailed information about Catawba Riverkeeper
    • Group facilitation activities
    • Department and job specific training
    • Riverkeeper specific CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
    • Cost $40 for overall training program
  • Available to work weekends: shifts primarily occur on Saturdays and Sundays
  • Available to work seasonally: April through September
  • Ability to work in outdoor settings under various weather conditions
  • Must have reliable personal transportation
  • Must be able to lift at least 35 pounds with frequency throughout the day

How to Apply
Applicants should email their resume and cover letter to Engagement Manager, Greg Nance, at Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, as applications are received.