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24 Feb 2019

Seasonal Kayaker / Rafting Guide

ONadventure Wilderness Tours (Rafting NL) Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Job Description

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Ready for the adventure of a life time?  Come join us in the greatest province in Canada and the best island in the world, Newfoundland!

ONadventure Wilderness Tours (Rafting NL) is looking for an experienced Safety Kayaker who can also fill in as a Raft Guide as needed for Class III rapids.

The ideal candidate must possess the necessary river skills to properly read the water and safely guide all clients down the river, even at high water levels.  In addition to exceptional kayak skills, the applicant must also have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to entertain our clients. It is also preferred that they possess a strong desire to teach new and intermediate kayakers. Trainer certification is a plus.  Preference will be given to guides who have experience with center and stern mounted oar frame rafts.   All guides must be at least 18 years old, physically fit and have current First Aid and CPR certification. Preference will be given to those individuals with WFR, WEMT, and Swiftwater Rescue certifications.

You will also be expected to work as a Rafting Guide as needed.  Training will be provided.  Rafting Guide job description is available here.

Working with ONadventure Wilderness Tours puts you in the driving seat of a dynamic company that prides ourselves in including our guides in every level of business management, growth, marketing and the decision making process.  Expect your opinions to well heeded as you help us shape our business and achieve greater success.  We have been operating in Newfoundland & Labrador since 1997 and are currently expanding our operations to include additional sections of the Exploits River and also looking beyond rafting to other outdoor adventure sports.  It’s a very exciting time to join our team!

As Newfoundland & Labrador is such an incredible location we do our best to ensure that our guides experience as much of this wonderfully unique province as possible.  Through partnerships with other tourism operators on the island you can expect to experience some of the island’s greatest adventures all free of cost!  At times, working with ONadventure is like getting paid for a vacation!

In addition to a very competitive wage, we offer our guides commission, referral bonuses, access to profit sharing, and generous end-of-year bonuses to help with your travel plans for the fall.

How to Apply

Please apply through email and include a detailed resume.  We interview every eligible applicant, so will have your chance to explain why you are the best candidate to join our team.  Contracts will be issued by late February.

Hope to see you on the river!

Job Categories: Watersports. Job Types: Seasonal. Job Tags: guide, kayak, raft, and white water.

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