Bridge on Murray River
17 Jun 2020

Seasonal Dog Sled Guide

MuktukAdventures Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

Job Description

Muktuk Adventures & Guest Ranch is an eco-tourism sled-dog ranch, featuring a strong dedication to energy conservation and environmental responsibility. We use photovoltaic panels, solar collectors and a back-up generator; extensive recycling, and water conservation. We also operate with no-trace camping and extremely strong dog care ethics. Visitors from around the world come for our programs or to stay in our guest ranch facilities. Our staff and volunteers also come from around the world – we have an amazing team dedicated to the dogs and to the special environment of our ranch on the shores of the Takhini River.

We are looking for guides to take our guest on dog sledding trips. The guest will be driving the dog teams while you ensure their comfort and safety as well as the comfort and safety of the dogs at all time. Must enjoy working in the outdoors in harsh enviroment and be able to maintain a professional and positive attitude at all times.

Requirement and Experience

  • winter guiding experience
  • strong work ethic
  • good knowledge of local natural History and desire to learn
  • outstanding guest service skills, clear comunicator, well spoken
  • must love dogs
  • completing daily paperwork as required
  • valid first aid certificate
  • class 4 license 
  • valid first aid- Minimum 40 hours-
Working conditions
  • Hours are variable depending on bookings
  • Long and physically demanding working days
  • Must be able to work in cold temperatures
  • Commit to the season- not part
  •  Previous guiding experience is a must
 The season runs from November 15 2020 to March 31, 2021. There is a two week volunteer/ learning part. You spent two weeks with us learning how to run the dogs safely, managing them on the trails plus getting familiar with out policies and procedures. 

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Jeff Larsen. We thank all applicants and will only be contacting those selected for an interview.  

Job Categories: Guide. Job Types: Seasonal.

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