Boat Captain/Naturalist Guide
Katmai Wilderness Lodge

Boating Excursion

Summer Seasonal Boat Captain/Naturalist Guide with USCG Near Coastal OUPV License

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Boat Captain/Naturalist Guide

Katmai Wilderness Lodge
Katmai National Park, Alaska
up to $6,000.00 / month + tips
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts in 4 months. (May 31, 2023)

Looking for a "responsible and personable" guide to take guests out for daily boating and land based excursions for bear viewing.  This person is responsible for the safe operation of Lodge vessels and guests safety while guiding on water-based and land-based excursions.

  • Must possess up to date USCG rating of a Near Coastal OUPV License.
  • Must be certified in CPR and First Aid.
  • Must have clean driving record while maintaining a valid state driver's license and be insurable on the company's automobile insurance policy.
  • May need to pass a background check.
  • Must be minimum of 25 years old.
  • Must be willing to go through pre-employment drug test as well as random drug testing during the season, administered by USCG consortium.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the marine environment, while taking into consideration tidal fluctuations and changes in weather.
  • Must be proficient with use of navigational charts, GPS, Sonar, VHF and other navigational tools.
  • Must maintain and inspect lodge vessel daily to ensure safety, cleanliness, and that the vessel is mechanically sound.
  • Must provide clear and accurate interpretive knowledge of Park history, flora and fauna, and brown bear behavioral facts.
  • Must always maintain personnel hygiene and have a clean appearance for lodge guests.
  • Must be a team player and willing to assist in various camp duties as assigned.
  • Must be in good physical shape and lift #50 with no issue.

How to Apply

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