Liquid Alaska Tours
Job title: Glacier/Canoe Guide
Reporting to: Tour Manager
Salary: $16 /hour + tips & $1 per hour worked end of season bonus
Hours: Full Time, April 28th – September 30th
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 MUST BE 21+ YEARS OF AGE AND MEET ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT START DATE***
When Canoe Guiding – Instruct and lead clients in the use of an 8 or 14 passenger canoe on a glacial lake at our Juneau location.
When Glacier Guiding – 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:
- Current First Aid and CPR certification
- Clean driving record and ability to drive
- Wilderness First Aid, EMT or ETT training.
- Fluency in English
- Mountaineering experience
- Kayak and/or canoe guiding experience
- Glacier Guiding and/or Ice climbing
- Cold Water Rescue Training
- Foreign Language Fluency (Spanish, French, Mandarin preferred)
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