Sea Kayak Day Guide/AOG for Terracentric Coastal Adventures Ltd.

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Position:Sea Kayak Day Guide/AOG
Employer:Terracentric Coastal Adventures Ltd.
Sector:Recreation & Sports
Posted:2019-Jan-08
Closing Date:2019-Feb-04
Salary or Wage:To be discussed
Full or Part Time:Full Time
Location:Lund, BC
Start Date:To be determined
Contact:Christine Hollmann
Email:Christine@terracentricadventures.com

Requirements

- Driver’s licence and vehicle required.
Qualities and Skills Required
- Physically fit, friendly, energetic and capable of strenuous exercise
- Strong commitment to providing quality personalized customer service
- Strong safety and risk management practices; sound decision making and seamanship skills
- Strong organizational & leadership skills, particularly in a group management situation including conflict
resolution skills; pre and post trip logistics, client briefings, route planning, gear preparations, food preparation and presentation, tour clean up, trip logs and paperwork
- Must be a paddler of sea kayaks with experience in inner coastal ocean waters
- Previous experience in hospitality / tourism industry an asset
- A passion for the marine environment and its related ecosystems and ability to share the stories of the place,
the land and its people; local knowledge of west coast flora and fauna
- Returning student to University / College preferred but not necessary
- Willing to learn with mentorship opportunities, if less experienced

Qualifications Required:
- Wilderness First Aid min. 40 hours from reputable organization
- Sea Kayaking Day Guide or Sea Kayak AOG certification, (or be working towards obtaining your
qualification); Paddle Canada instructors certification an asset
- Restricted Marine Radio Operators (VHF) Certificate
- Time on the ocean in boats

Duties and Responsibilities

- Provide recreational day tours and lessons, paddling to Copeland Islands Marine Park, Savary Island and Desolation Sound Marine Park
- Customized overnight trips for school groups, families, specialty groups, seasonal May 1 - September 15th, 2019 for 4 - 5 days / week

Additional Details

About Terracentric
- In business since 2001, we offer not only kayak tours, but also zodiac boat tours and hiking tours / support
to visitors from BC, Canada, US and Europe.
- We have a private launch site in the Lund Harbour and an office / retail space above Nancy's Bakery.
- We pride ourselves on offering high quality, small group, facilitated experiences with a focus on providing informative, meaningful tours.
- We work with local and visiting school districts as we are passionate about the power of the nature as a means for enriched holistic education.
Email resume / cover letter to Christine@terracentricadventures.com
Closing Date: Feb. 4, 2018
- Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Thanks!


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