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Hiking Guide

Employer

White Mountain Adventures

Date Posted

January 09, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Banff, AB
  • Earnings $270.00 to $285.00 daily (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 08, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

White Mountain Adventures

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

Outdoors

Tasks

  • Escort groups on outdoor sport and recreational trips
  • Assemble camping gear and supplies
  • Prepare meals
  • Operate communication (including emergency) devices
  • Set up and take down camps
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Provide outdoor, wilderness and wildlife instruction
  • Address customers' complaints or concerns

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Wilderness First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Guide specialization

General outdoors guiding

Security and safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Travel expenses paid by employer
  • Vehicle supplied by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability

Experience

Experience an asset


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Hiking Guide is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Outdoor Sport and Recreational Guides
SOCIAL

Interest in speaking to provide instruction for activities such as canoeing, rafting and mountain climbing; and to advise on emergency and safety measures and specific regulations concerning hunting, fishing and boating

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to plan itineraries for trips and expeditions; to arrange transportation; and to follow environmental guidelines and prevent violations

OBJECTIVE

Interest in handling to assemble equipment and supplies such as camping gear, rafts, life jackets, fishing tackle and food; and in transporting individuals and groups to sites; may prepare meals for groups and set up camps

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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