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24 Feb 2019

Seasonal Rafting Guide

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

Job Description

So why work for us?  Check it out!

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 2-3 Rafting Guides for the Exploits River (up to Class III) in Newfoundland & Labrador.

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 rafting skills, the ideal applicant must also have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to entertain our clients.  Preference will be given to guides who have experience with center and stern mounted oar frame rafts and with whitewater kayaking.   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.

Even if you are NOT an experienced Raft Guide but have always wanted a career on the water, please apply as well!  We will be able to take on an apprentice guide for the season as well.  We will provide you with every possible opportunity to develop your skills, and once you learn the ropes we will have you on paid shifts down the river!

Please review our detailed job description to get a better idea of what the position entails =>  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, rafting, and white water.

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