WHITE WATER RAFT GUIDE INSTRUCTOR / TRIP LEADER

Posting Date: 
December 11, 2018
Company: 
ROAM Adventures
Location: 
Chilko River/Lake (Nelson mailing address)
Description: 
Raft Guide Instructor / Trip-Leader (Whitewater Rafting) ROAM Adventures - Chilko Lake, BC $24* starting wage an hour Paid as a day rate of $180* ROAM Adventures is seeking experienced rafting guides/trip-leaders to join our 2019 team! Our river rafting expeditions take place on the famous Chilko-Chilcotin-Fraser rivers between Bella Coola and Williams Lake. We offer 3-8 day wilderness trips on the famous Chilko River, including the Lava Canyon section (longest stretch of commercially run white-water in North America). Our standards for guest services are very high; guides must have a positive attitude, work professionally as both a leader and team player in various group dynamics, and adapt to frequently changing environments. Job duties include: -Guiding rafts down remote class III-V whitewater rapids -Gear preparation, maintenance and repair -Providing safety briefings and demos, managing large groups of clients, following emergency and safety protocols, supporting and training guides, providing first aid, CPR and river rescue when necessary, completing required paperwork -Expedition style cooking, cleaning, teamwork and hospitality -Instructing guests about local history and culture, flora, fauna and geology. -Arctic expedition opportunities available to qualified applicants Additional Opportunities: -Some on-site training available for qualified Canadian applicants -Apprentices and co-op placements available -Subsidized training available for suitable First Nations applicants Salary: $24.00 /hour starting* wage. Paid as a day rate of $180* The position can be full-time seasonal or part-time with a flexible schedule. Required experience: A minimum of 3 years guiding class IV whitewater CPR & First Aid Valid drivers license Swift Water Rescue training and/or experience Contact: Ashley Scanlan ashley@iroamtheworld.com 1-888-639-1114

Fast Fact

Every river is different. With literally thousands of rivers to choose from, the rafting companies in B.C. went out of their way to find the best trips in the province. No two rivers or rapids are the same. Each section has it’s own unique character and scenery that makes it special. If you’ve been before, try a different section, river or operator. Guaranteed, you won’t be bored.

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