January 3, 2019 at 7:15 am #20118
2019 Whitewater Raft Guide / Senior Trip Leader employment in Banff, Canada
Chinook Rafting, based in Banff – Alberta, Canada prides itself on its industry-leading risk management strategies and its reputation for fun and informative rafting trips on the Horseshoe Canyon (Bow River) and Kananaskis river in Western Canada. The quality of our trips and the enthusiastic, knowledgeable and adaptable guides we employ are what make many of our guests return year after year.
We are looking for experienced whitewater raft guides & senior trip leaders for the upcoming 2019 season with contracts beginning May 1st and running through until September 30th.
Job Duties include: Escorting and leading small and large groups on recreation trips, advising on safety, planning trips, guiding rafts, operating photographic & video equipment, and communication (including emergency) devices, providing emergency or first aid assistance, maintaining and repairing equipment, training and supervising senior and junior staff, keeping logs and maintaining records.
The successful applicant will have:
• Minimum 5 years previous raft guide experience in paddle boats. Oar boat experience would be an asset.
• Minimum 1-2 years Trip Leading experience with small and large rafting groups required.
• Minimum 1-2 years Raft Guide Instructor training experience required.
• Current raft guide certification.
• Current First Aid and CPR certification (minimum 40 hour course), although an Advanced First Aid qualification (80 hours or more) would be preferred.
• Current Rescue 3 International Swift Water Rescue Technician Level I qualification or equivalent.
• Completed high school.
• Driving License.
They will be over the age of 21, have excellent hospitality, public relations and customer service skills, be enthusiastic, reliable and an outgoing person that loves the outdoors.
Terms of Employment: Seasonal position, Full Time, On Call, Weekend, Day
Salary: $20.00 to $22.00 Canadian Dollars per hour depending on experience plus bonus & gratuities. 40 – 44 hours per week.
Anticipated Start Date: 1st May 2019. Anticipated End Date: 30th September 2019
Location: Banff / Canmore / Kananaskis area, Kananaskis & Bow rivers, Alberta, Canada (4 vacancies)
More information on our company and the careers we have available can be found on our website at //chinookrafting.com/about-chinook/careers/
If interested please send your cover letter and resume by email to our Operations Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Preference will be given to Canadian Citizens & Permanent Residents or those who are legally eligible to work in Canada. More information on work visa’s for Canada can be found at //www.cic.gc.ca/english/work/iec/index.asp?country=uk
Chinook River Sports Ltd operating as Chinook Rafting.
Box 308, 215 Banff Ave, Sundance Mall, Banff, Alberta, T1L 1E3.
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