White Water Rafting Instructor

Posting Date: 
November 25, 2016
Location: 
Squamish, BC
Description: 
Company Overview: Canadian Outback has undergone steady growth as a tour operator since it established its rafting operation in the Squamish Valley in 1995, and is now a member of BCROA, Tourism Vancouver, Squamish and Whistler. Now one of the highest volume rafting companies and trusted name in adventure tourism in BC, CORC strives to be a leader in the rafting field as well as in the tourism community. Squamish is deemed the “adventure capital of Canada” and has world class kayaking, climbing, biking and much more at its doorstep. We are a busy and growing company able to offer lots of trips and a great work environment for our strong team of guides. CORC is looking for key team members to join as white water rafting instructors for the 2017 season. Their roles and responsibilities will be focused on safety, logistics and customer service. Roles and Responsibilities: • Organize and assemble equipment required for each trip • Technical instruction of lower-level raft guides • Trip lead commercial tour groups on class 3-4 white water rivers • Enforce safety rules and regulations on and off the river • Provide expert level of raft maintenance • Provide high level of service to clients on and off the river The Right Fit: We are a small, fast growing company looking for someone who shares our core values and displays passion to accomplish our vision. Our success is derived from a commitment to always be improving both in our professional careers and our personal development. The white water rafting instructors will report directly to the River Operations Manager and work with the Owner, Reservations Manager, as well as the reservations team to ensure the best possible client experience. Requirements: • Must have 3-5 years of experience instructing white water rafting (river log required to verify experience) • Must hold current Swift-water Rescue certification • Must hold current First Aid certification • Must hold BC River Outfitters Association Guiding License or equivalent for white water rafting • Must be able to assess river conditions • Must be able to lead groups • Must have white water kayak experience This is a full-time seasonal (April – September) position paid at $22.60 per hour. Start date of April 22, 2017. Contact: • Graham Young • Email: gyoung@canadianoutbackrafting.com
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