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6 Oct 2019

Full-Time Tour Guide Winter 2019/2020

Ziptrek Ecotours  Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

Why Ziptrek?

We bring adventure and awareness of the natural environment to the beautiful mountains of Whistler Blackcomb, the best office in Whistler. It’s not just a job but a lifestyle that provides you with a great environment to work, live and explore.

Our Work Perks

  • It’s a fun job. We pay you to Zipline!
  • Leisure Pass. We want our staff to enjoy the mountains that inspire us.
  • Product Discounts. For apparel, dining, and ziplines (show them where you work!)
  • Travel. We have courses in New Zealand and Quebec!
  • Family. We’ll be your work family with extended cousins in Quebec & New Zealand
  • Staff Housing. We prioritize housing for our new hires to help them get set up in Whistler!

Life of a Tour Guide

During a typical day, a Tour Guide will take guests on zipline journeys while enriching their understanding of the local environment. The goal is to create confidence with guests while inspiring change. During the winter, snow shoveling is required!

Qualities of a Tour Guide

  • Integrity. We put an enormous amount of time into training and developing our team. In return, we rely on them show up and deliver the experience we’re renowned for.
  • Tree Hugger. You’re a nature enthusiast with a keen interest in environmental stewardship.
  • Safety Focused. You understand safety and minimizing risk is our #1 priority – fun is a close second! All Guides require 16 hour First Aid and CPR certified.
  • Natural Storyteller. With your winning personality and distinctive flair for telling stories, you’ll entertain and educate our guests, guided by the natural step.
  • Zest for Life. You’re outgoing and genuinely like helping people. You’re stoked about being active outside, no matter the weather!
  • Strong. Doing physical work outdoors in sub-zero temperatures for up to 10 hours while delivering highly interactive tour requires strength and energy. Must be able to lift 80 lbs

Job Categories: Ecotourism. Job Types: Full-Time.

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