Kayak Guide
Sunny Cove Kayaking

Lowell Point

Live, work and play in Seward, Alaska, the Gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park!

Seward, Alaska is the Gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park

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Kayak Guide

Sunny Cove Kayaking
Seward, Alaska
unknown / hour + tips
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts in 2 months. (Apr 26, 2024)

Would you like to be a part of our community?
Do we share similar values?

Do you have a passion for educating people while guiding them into wild places? ✔️
Are you a naturally curious, enthusiastic explorer? ✔️
Do you love living, laughing, and working hard within a community of like-minded people? ✔️
Does problem-solving, and a positive attitude come naturally to you, even in challenging situations? ✔️
Do you love to connect with a diverse group of people, learn from them, and hear their stories? ✔️
Are you a person who is at ease with giving, receiving, and learning from constructive feedback? ✔️
Are you passionate about learning from the people and the world around you? ✔️
Do you enjoy living in a communal environment, and the respect, forgiveness, and understanding required for living in a diverse culture? ✔️
Are authentic experiences, and making lifetime friends important to you? ✔️
Do you share the values of Sunny Cove Kayaking’s C.A.R.E.S philosophy? ✔️

Do you connect with these statements?

If so, Sunny Cove Kayaking might just be a perfect fit for you. Sunny Cove offers a different kind of seasonal lifestyle experience. Is it hard work? Yes. Are there long stretches with little time off? Yes. Is sharing wild places with people from all over the world rewarding? Yes.

Joining Sunny Cove Kayaking means joining a value-driven culture and immersing yourself in a lifestyle. It also means joining a diverse culture of adventurers who love newly forged friendships, traveling in wild places, enjoying amazing experiences, and quiet once-in-a-lifetime moments in the wilderness.

Are you still intrigued? Great! Our application process is rigorous, and we have high expectations when it comes to bringing in new staff members. If you’re game to prove you are the best fit for Sunny Cove Kayaking, we’re excited to meet you!

Guide/Instructor - Minimum Requirement

  • Prior leadership experience, preferably in remote locations
  • Outdoor education background
  • Current Wilderness First Responder Certification from a nationally accredited organization
    • may be obtained after hiring, and before training
    • fully online courses are not considered valid
    • must be valid through the end of the season
  • Current CPR/AED certification
    • must be valid through the end of the season
  • Current, clean driving record, and willingness to drive guests between locations
  • Top-notch communication and listening skills
  • Natural curiosity, and a passion for continued learning
  • Strong sense of empathy, compassion, and caring
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds repeatedly
  • Comfortable working outdoors for long periods of time, in adverse conditions
  • Willingness to work overtime (with appropriate pay) regularly
  • Comfortable with limited time off
  • ACA/BCU certifications (preferred, not required)
  • Comfortable living respectfully in communal, co-ed bunk housing with little privacy
  • Available late April through late September

How to Apply

Please visit our hiring site at https://www.sunnycove.com/employment to submit your resume and be considered for an interview. 

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