RAFT GUIDE - TRIP LEADER

Posting Date: 
January 23, 2019
Location: 
Revelstoke, BC
Description: 
Hiring experienced raft guides (Trip Leaders) who want to work in a well-organized environment on a diversity of rivers. Wild Blue Yonder Rafting has been operating whitewater rafting trips and certifying guides in Grande Cache, Alberta since 1998, and in Revelstoke since 2016. We run six different class 1 to 4+ rivers; half-day, full-day, overnight and themed rafting programs. QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum 3 years experience. Guides must demonstrate 45 industry-standard skills and complete a minimum of 4 days of policy, river and scenario training. We prefer applicants with experience in stern-mount, oar-driven rafts, but training & certification can be provided. CERTIFICATION PREFERRED: Swiftwater Rescue Level II, Wilderness First Aid (renewals available). BCROA, PROAOA or other recognized oar-endorsement Guide Certificate. DUTIES: While providing engaging and witty dialogue, you will direct and care for guests on class 2/3 and 3/4+ rivers using 15’ rafts with a stern-mount oar rig. Trip leaders ensure pre and post-trip work is completed to company standards, navigate the river, supervise junior guides, and manage rescues should they occur. Shuttle driving, safety kayaking and Pre/post trip duties also required. Class 4 Driver's Licence preferred. SALARY: $100 - $200 per day. Apply with a Cover Letter and Resume/CV to fun@wildblueyonder.ca
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Testimonial

“I am writing to thank you so very much for the lovely trip my family and I had this past weekend. Your office staff were very helpful and your guides were very professional in all aspects of our trip. We felt safe, prepared, informed (always teaching) and cared for at all times during our visit (not to mention entertained continuously and well fed!) We will pass onto our friends and co-workers a very positive picture of your business and would like to thank everyone for this beautiful memory.” Barbara, Craig, Jordan, Marcia and Peter, Sydney, Australia

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