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Date Posted : 2018-01-15

River Guide/trip Leader

Job Overview

Wild Water Adventures is seeking experienced Rafting Guides/Trip Leaders to join our 2018 team. Our rafting trips take place on the famous Kicking Horse River where you will be providing a great river experience to our guests on our Gentle, Whitewater Exciter and Maximum Horse Power Trips.

Additional Details

British Columbia and particularly the Kicking Horse River offers some of the best pay rates in the world as well a fantastic environment to spend a summer. We are based in an internationally renowned resort and as a result our standards for guest service are very high. Guides need to enjoy interacting with guests in a professional and courteous manner and be prepared to go that extra mile to provide that unforgettable experience. We are a small company that thrives on a great team atmosphere that is able to work within a great set of systems and are keen to improve their performance level everyday.

Job duties include;

-Guiding rafts down class III to IV+ whitewater rapids.

-Responsible for gear preparation and maintenance on a daily, and ongoing, basis, delivering safety briefings and demonstrations, instructing guests on rafting techniques, controlling large groups of guests, payment and waiver introductions, following emergency and safety protocols, ensuring other guides follow emergency and safety protocols, support and training of guides, providing first aid, CPR and river rescue when necessary, completing required paperwork.

-Working with a team of guides ranging in size from two to twelve per trip, guiding guest groups ranging from two to one hundred guests per trip.

Job Qualifications

Wilderness First Aid (40 hours), Swiftwater Rescue Training, CPR "C".

Education / Experience

A minimum of 3 to 5 years guiding class IV whitewater is required, some at a Trip Leader level, as well as first aid and river rescue certification. Some training of newer guides is required. Wages $23-$25/hour May 1st – Sept. 30th, 2018

Credentials

High School Graduate

How To Apply

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By Email: ted@wildwater.com

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Employer Information
Wild Water Adventures, Inc.

Put simply, we are a busy whitewater rafting company with offices based in Golden, BC, focused on providing great rafting trips and exceptional guest service. We expect top performance from our staff, and offer the training and support you'll need in order to succeed with us. Our river trips range from Half-day Gentle trips for families and the less adventurous to thrilling whitewater adventures - all on the Kicking Horse River. Our custom built RiverBase Daylodge alongside the Kicking Horse River gives us a comfortable and rewarding operations centre as well as a competitive service advantage

City:
Golden
Province:
British Columbia
Contact:
Ted Bilton
Phone:
403-522-2211
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