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Guide, Whitewater Rafting Posted on Mar 13, 2018 by Canadian Rockies Rafting

  • Location Canmore, AB
  • Earnings $26.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Mar 27, 2018
Job Requirements


Canadian Rockies Rafting




College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years or equivalent experience

Guide Specializations

  • Rafting
  • General outdoors guiding
  • Canoeing

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

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


3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

  • Operate communication (including emergency) devices
  • Operate and maintain watercraft
  • Maintain equipment
  • Orienteering and/or survival

Specific Skills

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Set up and take down camps
  • Provide outdoor, wilderness and wildlife instruction
  • Prevent legislation violations
  • Plan trips
  • Escort groups on outdoor sport and recreational trips
  • Assemble camping gear and supplies
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Advise on specific regulations such as hunting and fishing laws and boating regulations, follow environmental guidelines and prevent violations

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • In/on water
  • Wet/damp

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal Suitability

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

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

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Advertised Until

Mar 27, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Guide, Whitewater Rafting is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Outdoor Sport and Recreational Guides

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


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


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 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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