White-water Rafting Instructor

Posting Date: 
January 9, 2017
Location: 
Whistler, BC
Description: 
White-water Rafting Instructor. Wedge Rafting Ltd in Whistler BC is looking for White-water Rafting Instructors for the 2017 summer season. Applicants must be able to lead groups and individuals while enforcing safety rules and regulations. Applicants must have 3-5 years experience instructing white-water rafting and must present a river log to verify experience. For safety reasons, knowledge and experience on the Green River, Elaho-Squamish Rivers and Cheakamus River is preferred. Due to the dangerous and extreme nature of white-water rafting on our rivers, candidates must have the following: • 3-5 years experience as a White-water rafting Instructor • Swift-water Rescue Certification • BC River Outfitters Association Guiding License or equivalent for White-water Rafting • Experienced and capable white-water kayaking a strong asset • Be able to assess river conditions and lead tours • Have a current first aid certification, minimum 16 hours. • Compensation is $22.60 hourly plus 4% vacation pay, seasonal full time, 30 hours per week, April 15th to October 15th. 211- 4293 Mountain Square, Whistler, BC, V0N1B4 www.wedgerafting.com. Call 604 932 0647 or fax at 604 932 7171

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Myth: Rafting is dangerous Busted: While there is inherent risk in doing anything in a wilderness settings, there is nowhere on Earth with a safer rafting industry than here in B.C. Members of the BCROA adhere to industry leading standards that surpass government regulations. Ask any guide: they’re more concerned about their safety driving in city traffic than rafting on the river.

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