Green Tortoise Adventure Travel
An Equal Opportunity Employer
494 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133

United States: 1-800-TORTOISE   SF Bay Area and Worldwide: 415-956-7500
Fax: 415-956-4900   Email:


Important! Please read carefully!

The following application should be read through thoroughly and filled out completely. You can either fill it out online and then hit the "submit application" button at the bottom, or you can print it out, fill it in by hand, and then fax or mail it to us.

After you send it, please give us some time to receive your application and look it over.  Please no phone calls!

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Job Application Form

Personal Information
First Name:
Middle Name:
Last Name:
Street Address:
Street Address 2:
City:
State/Province:
ZIP/Postal Code:
Country:
Home Phone:
Business Phone:
Emergency Phone #:
Email:
 

Please MAKE SURE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS IS TYPED CORRECTLY. Thanks!
 
Have you ever applied for employment with us before? Yes No
If yes, when?

Position Desired
Title:
Desired Salary: $

Work Eligibility
Are you eligible to work in the United States? Yes No
Are you available to work holidays? Yes No
When will you be available to begin work? (Month/Year)
Are you 18 or older? Yes No
Please give a brief description of relevant work experiences (office work, hotel or hostel employment, etc.) Include details of your responsibilities.
Can you type? Words per minute:
Do you have any computer experience? What kind? Please explain:
Do you have other special training or skills (additional spoken or written languages, machine operation experience, etc.)? Please include anything you think would be helpful.
Have you ridden on a Green Tortoise trip? Yes No
If yes, which trips and when?
What other traveling have you done?
How did you hear of our organization?
Please describe why you want to work for Green Tortoise:
Have you been convicted of or pleaded no contest to a felony within the last five years?* Yes No
If yes, please explain:
Have you been convicted of, pleaded guilty to, or pleaded no contest to, an act of dishonesty, or breach of trust or moral turpitude, such as misdemeanor petty theft, burglary, fraud, writing bad checks, and other related crimes within the last five (5) years? * Yes No
If yes, please explain:
*Conviction of a crime, or pleading guilty to a criminal charge, will not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you are applying. Each conviction or plea will be considered with respect to time, job relatedness, and other relevant factors.

Availability

Days Available:
Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat.
Total Hours Available:
Hours Available: from to

Education

High School: City: State/Province: Country:
College: City: State/Province: Country:
Other: City: State/Province: Country:

Course of Study:
# of Years Completed:
Did You Graduate? Yes No  Degree:

Employment History

Please give accurate and complete full-time employment record. Start with present or most recent employer. Include military experience if applicable.

Are you presently employed? Yes No 
If yes, full or part time? (if part time, give days & hours)

Position #1
current or most recent employment

Company Name: City: State/Province: Country:
Company Phone Number:
Job Title:
Name of Supervisor: 
Employed (Month/Year) From: To: Weekly Pay: $
Describe your responsibilities:

May we contact this employer? Yes No
If not, why not?
 
Reason for leaving:
 

Position #2

Company Name: City: State/Province: Country:
Company Phone Number:
Job Title:
Name of Supervisor: 
Employed (Month/Year) From: To: Weekly Pay: $
Describe your responsibilities:

May we contact this employer? Yes No
If not, why not?
 
Reason for leaving:
 

Position #3

Company Name: City: State/Province: Country:
Company Phone Number:
Job Title:
Name of Supervisor: 
Employed (Month/Year) From: To: Weekly Pay: $
Describe your responsibilities:

May we contact this employer? Yes No
If not, why not?
 
Reason for leaving:
 

Position #4

Company Name: City: State/Province: Country:
Company Phone Number:
Job Title:
Name of Supervisor: 
Employed (Month/Year) From: To: Weekly Pay: $
Describe your responsibilities:

May we contact this employer? Yes No
If not, why not?
 
Reason for leaving:
 

Conditions of Employment

Green Tortoise Hostel sets standards of service for its employees and compliance with these standards is a condition of employment. As an employee, you must do everything you can to make our external and internal customers feel like friends, including:

* Following our standards of professionalism
* Smiling and making eye contact
* Arriving on time
* Maintaining a positive, enthusiastic attitude
* Treating coworkers with respect
* Offering exit appreciation to clients
* Being honest and dedicated in your work
* Using proper phone etiquette
* Upselling the hostel and Adventure Travel Company
* Expediting customers' transactions/requests quickly and professionally
* Following company policies and procedures
* Assisting customers
* Following directions
* Meeting standards of work quality and quantity
* Accepting a work schedule that may require holiday work

Are you willing and able to comply with all the requirements listed? Yes No
If your answer is no, or if you have concerns about being able to comply with any of these requirements, please explain:

Agreement of the Transfer of Information

I declare the information provided by me in this application is true, correct, and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that if employed, any falsification, misstatement, or omission of fact in connection with my application, whether on this document or not, may result in immediate termination of employment. I authorize you to verify any and all information provided above.

IF FAXING OR MAILING:
Signature: ___________________________________ Date:__________________
Printed Name: _____________________________
IF SUBMITTING ONLINE: Please hit the 'Submit Application' button below to indicate acceptance of the above declaration and submit your application. (Please scroll up and review your answers before pressing the button to submit - you will not be given any chances to correct mistakes!)

Otherwise, click to clear form and start over:


Thank you for considering the possibility of employment with Green Tortoise. Please promptly mail us the necessary documents described at the beginning of this application.

Submit the documents to: Green Tortoise, 494 Broadway, San Francisco, CA 94133

Follow this up with a telephone call when you think we should have received your application.

Our office hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 8 days a week (Pacific Time). (415) 956-7500


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