Bridge on Murray River
21 Aug 2017

Contract Dog Sled Guide

Chocpaw Expeditions South River, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Seasonal From Nov 1st, 2017 until End of March 2018 (when the snow melts)

Responsabilities:

  • Planning and preparation for dog sledding trips.
  • Provide clients with orientation/instruction session covering topics including the dogs, trails, client expectations on trip, driving the sleds and safety issues.
  • Responsible for the safety of clients and dogs on trip.
  • Maintenance of camps, trails and equipment throughout the season including repair work as needed.
  • Daily care, maintenance and monitoring of the dogs according to Chocpaw standards.
  • Participation in pre-season preparation of trails and setting of camps.
  • Attendance at pre-season staff training.
  • Pre-season commitment to getting to know the dogs. A solid familiarity and comfort working with our dogs is required before you will be able to guide a client trip.

 

Qualifications:

  • A natural love and respect for the sled dog and the wilderness experience.
  • Extensive experience leading wilderness trips.
  • 72 hour Wilderness First Responder with C.P.R..
  • Exceptional wilderness skills with specific experience in winter travel and survival.
  • Sound knowledge of risks issues and strategies of risk management.
  • Self-motivating, positive, resourceful and energetic.
  • Solid team and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Skilled in group dynamics and leadership to function as group leader.

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to: email: chocpaw@on.aibn.com Or by calling the office and speaking with Owner Paul Reid, or Program Manager Keri Buttle. (705) 386-0344

Job Categories: Guide. Job Types: Contract.

Job expires in 26 days.

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