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Whitewater Rafting Guide Posted on Jan 04, 2018 by Chinook Rafting

  • Location Banff, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $22.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 4 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 28, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Chinook Rafting

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Guide Specializations

  • Rafting
  • General outdoors guiding

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

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

Experience

5 years or more

Additional Skills

  • Train staff
  • Operate photographic and video equipment
  • Operate communication (including emergency) devices
  • Operate and maintain watercraft
  • Maintain equipment
  • Leading/instructing groups

Specific Skills

  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Set up emergency shelters
  • Provide outdoor, wilderness and wildlife instruction
  • Plan trips
  • Escort groups on outdoor sport and recreational trips
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • In/on water
  • Wet/damp

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

Remote location

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.

Advertised Until

Feb 28, 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 Whitewater Rafting Guide is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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 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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