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Whitewater Rafting Guide / Senior Trip Leader (May-Sept 2019)
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Whitewater Rafting Guide / Senior Trip Leader (May-Sept 2019)

If you are looking for something a little different this summer, would like to work in the outdoors for a rafting company focused on providing outstanding guest service, are a team player with an outgoing personality, and have a sense of adventure then we would like to hear from you.

We are currently taking applications for the Whitewater Rafting Guide & Senior Trip Leader positions to join our exciting and experienced team, and company rafting on a variety of rivers including the Horseshoe Canyon (Bow River) and Kananaskis river.

Job Duties - Specific Skills:

Escort and lead small and large groups on outdoor sport and recreational trips / programs, advise on safety, plan trips, practice low impact/no trace land use, attend to persons with special needs, provide outdoor, wilderness and wildlife instruction, enforce safety rules and regulations, and handle complaints.

Additional Skills:

Operate and maintain rafts, operate photographic and video equipment, operate communication (including emergency) devices, provide emergency or first aid assistance, maintain and repair equipment, train and supervise senior & junior staff, keep logs and maintain records.

Prerequisites for employment:

  • Minimum 5 years raft guide experience in paddle boats
  • Minimum 1-2 years Trip Leading experience with small and large rafting groups
  • Minimum 1-2 years Raft Guide Instructor training experience required
  • Professional River Outfitters Association of Alberta River Rafting Guides certificate or International/Provincial equivalent
  • Completion of high school
  • Minimum First Aid (40hr course) and CPR certification
  • Rescue 3 Swift Water Rescue Technician Level I or equivalent
  • Alberta Class 5 Driving License (or equivalent) with a clean driving record

Assets:

  • Competent Class IV paddler / raft guide
  • Advanced Wilderness First Aid (80hr course)
  • Alberta Class 2 or 4 Driving License with a clean driving record
  • Excellent hospitality, public relations and customer service skills
  • Enthusiastic, reliable and outgoing person that loves the outdoors

Terms of Employment:

Seasonal position, Full Time, On Call, Weekend, Day

Salary:

$20.00 to $22.00 hourly depending on experience, 40 - 44 Hours per week, Bonus, Gratuities

Languages:

English

Anticipated Start Date:

1st May 2019

Anticipated End Date:

30th September 2019

Location:

Banff / Canmore / Kananaskis area, Kananaskis & Bow rivers, Alberta

Work Site Environment:

Outdoors, Wet/damp, In/on water

More information on our company and the positions we have available can be found on our website at http://chinookrafting.com/about-chinook/careers/

If interested please send your cover letter and resume by email to chris@chinookrafting.com

Unfortunately, only those applicants successful for an interview will be contacted.

Employer:

Chinook River Sports Ltd operating as Chinook Rafting.

Box 308, 215 Banff Ave, Sundance Mall, Banff, Alberta, T1L 1E3.

Job Title Whitewater Rafting Guide / Senior Trip Leader (May-Sept 2019)
Date Posted 2019-Jan-03
Expiry Date 2019-Jul-01
Ad ID:16282
Post Details
Posted By Chinook Rafting
Email chris@chinookrafting.com
City or Province Banff / Canmore / Kananaskis area
Category
Location Alberta
Job Type Full-time
Classification Tourism and Hotel Industry