Kayak Guide / Instructor

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Job Summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person to join our staff. You are:

  • Excited about outdoor adventure activities and pursue them yourself
  • Able to share your passion for the outdoors with others
  • Confident working in a team environment as well as alone
  • Enjoy a workplace that is action packed with an array of objectives to complete
  • Knowledgeable about outdoor gear and able to assist clients in finding the right gear, trip or tour to suit their needs
  • Certified as a sea kayak guide / instructor ( SKGABC level 1 or higher or Paddle Canada Level 1 Instructor or higher / equivalent)
  • Possess current wilderness first aid certification

The primary role of this position is to work as a kayak guide / stand up paddle board instructor (SUP certification may be provided in-house). Additional hours will be made up working in our outdoor adventure store in a retail environment / helping with rentals / maintaining equipment. Opportunities for in-house professional training may be available.

Experience working in an outdoor retail store setting is an asset. Guiding experience and certification- combined with retail experience is an ideal combination.

The Sunshine Coast is an outdoor adventure playground. World class paddling, biking and hiking are all here- as well as close proximity to Vancouver.

This position is available ASAP.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full Time

Required Education, Skills or Certification

Day guides / Level 1 guiding certification (SKGABC or ASKGBC)
and / or
Level 1 Kayak Instructor Certification or higher – Paddle Canada

– Driver’s Licence

Experience Required

Experience working in an outdoor retail store setting is an asset. Guiding experience and certification- combined with retail experience is an ideal combination.

Salary

$ daily

Accommodation Provided?

No

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and covering letter via email. No phone calls please.

 

Company Information

Alpha Adventures- Outdoor Adventure Store
#2- 4330 Sunshine Coast Hwy
Sechelt, British Columbia
V0N 3A1

Company Description

Our outdoor adventure store services the entire Sunshine Coast. During the spring and summer months we specialize in sea kayaking and paddleboard excursions and rentals. In winter, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are our main activities.
Year round we operate a full service retail store selling high quality outdoor gear and supplying rentals. Our main store is located in Sechelt, a second in Gibsons and a summer rentals location in Pender Harbour.

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