Bridge on Murray River
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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)


  • 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.



  • 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: 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.

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