ZODIAC GUIDE / SKIPPER for Terracentric Coastal Adventures Ltd.

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Position:ZODIAC GUIDE / SKIPPER
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.
Activities include participation in all phases of field operations for Zodiac tours, including:
- Pre and post trip logistics of zodiac tours: vessel and gear inspection, fueling, route planning, gear packing, food (on 6 + hour tours), clean up
- Safety and risk management practices: including mandatory client safety briefings, on board / on shore group management, first aid
- Interpretation of local history both First Nations and European and local flora and fauna
- Operating the Zodiac in a manner that is safe and appropriate to current
conditions, weather and clients on board
- Cleaning and maintaining gear
- Presentation of food on full day tours
- Routine in house maintenance and assist with coordination of professional
maintenance
- Record keeping in boat logs, trip logs and other reports (incidents) as required
- Attendance at all staff meetings

QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE:
- Wilderness First Aid (40+ hours for lead), with CPR level C preferred OR Occupational First Aid w/ Marine Endorsement
- Restricted Marine RADIO Operators License or commercial VHF radio certificate
- Transport Canada SVOP certificate & MED A3 (or higher)
- Experience (3 plus years) traveling on inner coastal marine waters in small vessels 20 to 30
- Competency in anchoring and putting people ashore on rocky coastline
- Passion, knowledge of and experience in coastal marine flora and fauna, human history from precontact - settlers to today, captivating interpretation techniques and storytelling ability
- Previous guiding or hospitality industry experience beneficial
- A degree in one of the natural sciences is beneficial
- Strong leadership abilities in outdoor situations
- Driver's License required

Duties and Responsibilities

- Recreational tours and transport
- Seasonal (May 1 - September 15th, 2019), 4 days / week
- Departing Lund to locations including Desolation Sound, Copelands, Mitlenatch, Cortes, Redonda Islands and Toba Inlet, Savary and Powell River

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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