How do I become a Grand Touring Driver?

Start your career at Grand Touring

Working as a coach driver for Grand Touring gives you the opportunity to work for a reputable company, earning a competitive salary while seeing Australia from the inside with other people of all ages from all over the world.
From prestigious five star touring, safari tours right across Australia and servicing the resource and infrastructure sectors, Grand Touring and its sister companies can take you there.

We use modern right-hand drive vehicles of all sizes, maintained and serviced to industry leading standards. Most of our coaches are equipped with air conditioning, along with comfortable seating, CD and DVD players.

To work for Grand Touring as a coach driver you must:

You must:

  • Hold a valid Australian passport.
  • Obtain (or hold) a full, unrestricted Northern Territory HR Drivers Licence with a hire and reward endorsement.
  • Pass an Australian commercial driver medical examination.
  • Pass a drug and alcohol examination.
  • Be prepared to or learn how to provide commentary on tours.
  • Have appropriate mechanical knowledge.
  • Attend an intensive driving skills, familiarisation and mechanical training course.
  • Undertake on-road training in Northern Territory driving training, product and city and town familiarisation.
  • Pass a company driving and mechanical knowledge test.

Upon the successful completion of the Grand Touring training program, you will be offered a position as a Grand Touring Coach Driver. This all sounds like hard work, and it is, however it’s worth it! We provide the best training in the business to enable you to go out and really enjoy working in NT while maintaining the discipline and safety requirements that are so important to us and our passengers.

To fit the bill, you will need significant experience in the truck and bus industry or equivalent, the ability to travel within Australia, exposure to a number of different cultures, people, ages and a proficiency in completing paperwork and adhering to strict safety standards.

As an employee of Grand Touring, you will receive a very competitive remuneration package, which includes an above industry standard rate of pay, accommodation while working away, accident and medical insurance.

Grand Touring employees are asked to commit to a minimum of one season and are required to have a bank account. Wages are paid directly into this account weekly.

NT Jobs

Northern Territory National Parks driver

Apply now if you think this job suits you

Grand Touring is seeking expressions of interest from drivers to take tours between April and October. This is an excellent opportunity to explore the Northern Territory’s most iconic and stunning destinations while getting paid!

Your tour guide/driver experience and job description includes:

  • Half day and day tours to national parks
  • Tour scripts and process supplied
  • Variety of work and flexible shifts
  • No fuss, organised systems

If this appeals to you and you have the following attributes, we want to hear from you!

  • Guiding experience
  • Fit and healthy
  • Personable and engaging
  • Confidence as a solo driver/guide
  • Willingness to learn about the Northern Territory and national parks
  • Kakadu National Park Accreditation desirable

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