Sea Kayak / Whitewater Raft Guide Position
Pangaea Adventures


Spend summers in Prince William Sound, Alaska!

Located in the heart of Prince William Sound, Valdez is one of the finest physical settings on earth


Sea Kayak / Whitewater Raft Guide Position

Pangaea Adventures
Valdez, Alaska
unknown / season + tips
Previous experience required
Start Date:
Job starts in 4 months (May 08, 2020)

We are a small sea kayak guiding outfit based in Valdez, Alaska, where we also offer camping, whitewater rafting, backpacking, and extended multisport trips. We are looking for a positive, hard-working, team-oriented individual who would like to spend a fun summer, working a rewarding job as a sea kayaking/class III whitewater rafting guide in a beautiful place with talented, good people.

Our guides lead small groups of people on sea kayak tours in tidewater glacier zones and throughout the scenic area of Prince William Sound surrounding Valdez, as well as on rafting trips down the nearby dramatic Keystone Canyon of the Lowe River. Our main goal is to have these outings be lead safely and informatively. We do require that all guides have their Wilderness First Responder certification (as well as Swiftwater Rescue Technician and/or raft guiding certs for raft guides). We are also looking for these guides to possess solid judgment, sound common sense, and good people skills. Of course, a passion for the outdoors is a must! We are only hiring US Nationals at this time.

The dates of employment run 5/8-9/14, and hard-working, full-season guides can gross $7K-$8K+ across the course of the season (that's before taxes and after tips). Some guides will leave later in August to return to school. Accommodations are provided in a choice, rustic spot on the edge of town, within a quick bike ride from our office, which is right on the harbor. The only expenses guides should have to worry about are getting to and from Valdez, food, some basic equipment, and whatever entertainment might come up. 

We are a reputable outfit (at least that’s what most of the reviews tell us!) in one of the finest settings on earth, and we are a fun, interesting group of friends to work with.

How to Apply

Email a cover letter explaining why you'd like to work with Pangaea Adventures, an updated resume, and at least 3 reference contacts to Tim Duffy at

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