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whitewater rafting guide


Source: Job Bank

Location

Lytton, BC
V0K1Z0

Salary

$21.50 to $25.25 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Seasonal
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • In/on water
  • Dangerous
  • Wet/damp
  • Hot

Work setting

  • Staff accommodation available
  • Rural area
  • On-site customer service

Tasks

  • Escort groups on outdoor sport and recreational trips
  • Operate and maintain watercraft
  • Plan trips
  • Operate communication (including emergency) devices
  • Maintain equipment
  • Provide outdoor, wilderness and wildlife instruction
  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Operate 4-wheel drive vehicles

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Wilderness First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Documentation knowledge

  • Trip reports

Guide specialization

  • Rafting

Area of specialization

  • Engine repair

Security and safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Driver's abstract

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Leadership

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement
  • Gratuities

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • On-site housing options
  • On-site recreation and activities
  • Other benefits
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available

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