Terracentric - Level 1 / AOG - Lund

Job Description:

RECREATIONAL DAY TOURS & LESSONS
CUSTOMIZED OVERNIGHT TRIPS FOR SCHOOL GROUPS, FAMILIES, SPECIALTY GROUPS
SEASONAL MAY 1 – SEPTEMBER 15TH
4 - 5 DAYS / WEEK

LOCATION:
LUND, SUNSHINE COAST, BC
Paddling to Copeland Islands Marine Park, Savary Island and Desolation Sound Marine Park

Qualities and Skills Required
  • Physically fit, friendly, energetic and capable of strenuous exercise
  • Strong commitment to providing quality personalized customer service
  • Strong safety and risk management practices; sound decision making and seamanship skills
  • Strong organizational & leadership skills, particularly in a group management situation including conflict resolution skills; pre and post trip logistics, client briefings, route planning, gear preparations, food preparation and presentation, tour clean up, trip logs and paperwork
  • Must be a paddler of sea kayaks with experience in inner coastal ocean waters
  • Previous experience in hospitality / tourism industry an asset
  • A passion for the marine environment and its related ecosystems and ability to share the stories of the place, the land and its people; local knowledge of west coast flora and fauna
  • Returning student to University / College preferred but not necessary
  • Willing to learn with mentorship opportunities, if less experienced

    Qualifications Required
  • Wilderness First Aid min. 40 hours from reputable organization
  • Sea Kayaking Day Guide or Sea Kayak AOG certification, (or be working towards obtaining your qualification); Paddle Canada instructors certification an asset
  • Restricted Marine Radio Operators (VHF) Certificate
  • Time on the ocean in boats

    About Terracentric
  • In business since 2001, we offer not only kayak tours, but also zodiac boat tours and hiking tours / support to visitors from BC, Canada, US and Europe.
  • We have a private launch site in the Lund Harbour and an office / retail space above Nancy’s Bakery.
  • We pride ourselves on offering high quality, small group, facilitated experiences with a focus on providing informative, meaningful tours.
  • We work with local and visiting school districts as we are passionate about the power of the nature as a means for enriched holistic education.
  • Additional Details:

    Closing Date: 2019-02-15

    Guiding Area: Salish Sea - Lund

    To apply for this posting please contact:

    Christine Hollmann

    Address: PO Box 146 Lund, BC V0N 2G0

    Email: christine@terracentricadventures.com