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12 Sep 2018

Seasonal Operations Assistant Manager

Arctic Range Adventure Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada

Job Description

Arctic Range Adventure, one of Yukon’s leading outdoor adventure companies, is looking for an exceptional operations assistant manager for the seasonal operation.

The job of the operations assistant manager entails the management of overall operation of the company. You need to be enthusiastic with great people skills, you likewise perform related tasks and duties when the situation warrants it. You need to be very detailed oriented and extremely responsible to run the day to day and multi-day trip operations. With a range of responsibilities at your feet, you need to be a great all-rounder and an expert multi-tasker.


  • Plans and heads the day-to-day operations of the company.
  • Planning, scheduling, improving, monitoring operations.
  • Self-motivated and resourceful, with the proven ability to multi-task and operate successfully under tight deadlines and time pressures.
  • Training, coaching of tour guides, staff and personnel.
  • Responsible for the supervision of up to 25 operational staff members at any given time.
  • Implementing, enforcing and evaluating policies and procedures.
  • Coordinating duties with the operations manager.
  • Reporting to senior management.
  • Good interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Experience in public relations a plus but not a necessity.
  • Using a range of office software, including email, spreadsheets and databases.



  • Able to direct operations of the company.
  • Should create and implement performance procedures and policies.
  • Be able to create and oversee inventories.
  • Should know how to make assessments of training needs.
  • Be able to plan, schedule and oversee training procedures.
  • Should be able to create and maintain staff schedules.
  • Be able to create and maintain vehicle and equipment schedules.
  • Should know how to operate and utilize computerized tracking and communication systems.
  • Be able to analyze full operating costs.
  • Should have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Be able to think innovative and creative.
  • Should know how to work result oriented.
  • Be able to work in a team environment with minimal supervision.
  • Should know how to use computer software (ie. Excel, Word, Outlook).



  • 2 years of supervisory experience in operation.
  • 2 years experience in a managerial position.
  • Clean driving record and class 4 drivers license.
  • First Aid Certificate & CPR
  • Spoken and written fluently in English.
  • Fluency in Japanese and Spanish would be an added advantage.


This position is seasonal with the possibility for year-round employment depending on qualification and performance.

How to Apply

If you have the experience, drive and interest to qualify for this opportunity please email your resume, cover-letter and references to For full job description visit

Job Categories: Tourism and Hospitality. Job Types: Seasonal. Job Tags: assistant, canada, operations manager, whitehorse, and yukon.

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