- $15.00 / hour + tips
- Start Date:
Job title: Glacier & Canoe Guide
Reporting to: Tour Manager
Salary: $15/hr + tips & seasonal bonus (upon approval), based on experience and availability
Hours: Full Time, May 1st - September 27th
Location: Juneau, Alaska
Liquid Alaska Tours is an equal-opportunity employer that operates guided excursions from May through September in Juneau, Alaska. The company is dedicated to providing exclusive and intimate world-class adventures and interactive sightseeing opportunities to guests from around the world.
You will be in charge of leading an adventure tour based around the Mendenhall Glacier Lake with equal time guiding guests on the lake in a large canoe and leading guests on and around the Mendenhall Glacier. This is a highly independent position, which requires the ability to guide safely and responsibly with limited supervision. Applicants should be outgoing and comfortable providing our guests with entertaining and informative narration.
***Applicants that do not meet Essential Qualifications cannot be considered***
Canoe Guiding – Instruct and lead clients in the use of an 8 or 14 passenger canoe on a glacial lake at our Juneau location.
Glacier Guiding –. Guides will be responsible for providing clients with safety information and for leading clients on a guided hike over varied glacial terrain and into ice caves.
Driving – Operating 14 passenger van, the ability to tow a trailer is helpful.
Qualifications and Skills
- Mountaineering experience
- Kayak and/or canoe guiding experience
- Current First Aid and CPR certification
- Wilderness First Aid, EMT or ETT training
- Clean driving record and ability to drive.
- Fluency in English
- Glacier Guiding and/or Ice climbing
- Cold Water Rescue Training
How to apply
Please email resume including cover letter with short description of self, interests, experience, and references. firstname.lastname@example.org. Application Deadline February 15th.