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Whitewater Rafting Guide

Employer

Chinook Rafting

Date Posted

November 21, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Banff, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $22.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 05, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Chinook Rafting

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • In/on water
  • Wet/damp

Work setting

Remote location

Tasks

  • Escort groups on outdoor sport and recreational trips
  • Operate and maintain watercraft
  • Plan trips
  • Operate communication (including emergency) devices
  • Maintain equipment
  • Provide outdoor, wilderness and wildlife instruction
  • Set up emergency shelters
  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Train or assist in the training of other workers
  • Leading/instructing groups

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Boat Handling Course Certificate

Guide specialization

  • General outdoors guiding
  • Rafting

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Green job

  • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes
  • Involves supporting green economy sectors
  • Requires specialized environmental skills or knowledge

Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Gratuities

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Whitewater Rafting 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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