Bridge on Murray River
13 Mar 2019

Seasonal Summer Hiking/ Camping Guide

Fresh Adventures Canmore, Alberta, Canada

Job Description

Job Summary

We are looking for expert guides to join our team and help us run our line of hiking and camping adventure tours in the Rockies and Vancouver Island. This is a dream position for anyone looking to grow their career as an adventure guide. We require you to have an unrestricted class 4 or 2 driver’s license, 80 or 40 hour wilderness first aid, and ideally be an IGA professional interpreter, or ACMG hiking guide.

Working with us can be full time or flexible, depending on your desire and schedule. Tours depart from Calgary and Victoria, taking place in the Rockies and Vancouver Island. This job involves extended shifts away from home and paid travel. You must be OK working shifts up to 2 weeks.

We offer a competitive compensation package, tons of opportunity to grow, a wide open future and the opportunity to be part of an amazing team that have tons of fun in the mountains!

Duties:

  • Driving 15 passenger van and small trailer
  • Guiding day hikes with up to 12 guests for 1 guide
  • Cooking tour menu for group
  • Setting up campsite and helping guests to set their tents etc.
  • Inspecting van, connecting trailer, pre-trip checks, driver logs
  • Plan menu and buy groceries for tour, re-supply during tour
  • Interpret local history, geography etc to guests
  • Communicate with head office for smooth operation

If this sounds like your dream job, please send us an email and explain why and how you will be a strong asset on our team. If you don’t want to take the time to write us a quick email, cover letter, attach your guide resume and include details about your certifications, please don’t bother applying. We thank you all for your interest, but will only be able to reach out to candidates that we are interested in getting to know further.

Job Type / Category

Junior, senior and lead guide positions, ranging from part- time/ casual to full-time.

Full training provided.

Various locations with paid travel.

Flexible work load.

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

Class 4 unrestricted driver’s license (required)

Advanced Wilderness First Aid (required)

ACMG Hiking Guide (or part of) (preferred)

Will also accept IGA professional Interpreter certification (preferred)

If you do not have this training, please contact us and let us know if and how you plan to get the required training done.

Company Profile

Fresh Adventures is a rapidly growing adventure tour company, providing top notch tours and expeditions in Western Canada.

Working with us means being part of an amazing team of adventurers, and having tons of opportunity to grow and further your career.

Workplace Perks:

  • Flexible schedule so you can play
  • Living the dream, working outside every day
  • Traveling around for work, exploring the mountains and West Coast
  • Training opportunities to further your career (funding available too)
  • Opportunity to grow into a part time management position
  • Workplace where you are heard and your ideas are appreciated
  • Be part of a really fun, outdoorsy team
  • Be part of future staff trips and adventures

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract, Casual

Salary: $150.00 to $250.00 /day

Experience:

  • Guiding: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)

Licence:

  • ACMG Hiking Guide/ IGA Professional Interpreter (Preferred)
  • Class 4 Drivers Licence (Required)
  • Wilderness First Aid (Required)

 

How to Apply

To Apply: Email applications to: info@freshadventures.ca Call: 778-871-2539 We want to know:
  • Why you want to be part of Fresh Adventures
  • What will make you an excellent guide?
  • Why hire you over other candidates?
  • Your experience and certifications? (can you legally do the work?)
  • 2 references

Job Categories: Guide. Job Types: Seasonal. Job Tags: adventure, camping, guide, hiking guide, tour, trekking, and wilderness guide.

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