Bridge on Murray River
4 Dec 2017

Seasonal 2018 Wilderness Guide/Educator – Algonquin Park

Algonquin Adventure Tours Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Qualifications:

  • Advanced canoe & wilderness survival skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Adaptable, flexible and reliable
  • Advanced knowledge of the natural history, flora and fauna of the area is very important.
  • Strong work ethic (hard work in possibly extreme weather, with many insects, is not for all)
  • Friendly – must enjoy educating travellers from across the globe.
  • Ability to lift/carry 75+ pounds and portage/flip boats like a master.
  • Outdoors card, fishing permit, pleasure craft operators card, food handler certification & wilderness first responder (or be willing to obtain)
  • Paddling & camping gear/clothing for 3 seasons
  • Must enjoy living in a rural setting
  • Military experience, additional languages and campfire music skills are a plus
  • Experience with children and/or a related school degree is a plus
  • Non tobacco smoker (smoke free work place and residence)

Duties:

  • Protect AAT gear from abuse/accident
  • Guide day and multiday canoe/bicycle/hiking/fishing trips
  • Provide safe, educational and fun experiences
  • Set up, take down, clean, pack and maintain all equipment
  • Food preparation, service and cleaning
  • Represent Algonquin Adventure Tours in a professional manner at all times (i.e. uniform, grooming & language)
  • Other duties as assigned

Work Schedule:

  • May 12 – October 7, 2018; May 12 – September 2, 2018; August 1- 26, 2018 (school teachers only); Contract – full time.

Compensation:

  • Hourly base + generous bonuses + tips + ESA contribution (EI, vacation pay)  – $14,000-$20,000/full season
  • Meals on trips, extensive training and the latest trade tools
  • Awesome free accommodations at our farm in Dwight

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining why you would be an asset to this growing company. Subject line: AAT Careers 2018. info@algonquintours.com . Hiring is 1st come, 1st served, so please submit ASAP.

Job Categories: Outdoor Education. Job Types: Seasonal.

Job expires in 152 days.

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