Bowen Island Sea Kayaking - Lead Guide

Job Description:

Full time position

Requirements: current guide certification, including wilderness first aid and (ideally though not required) Paddle Canada instructor certification.

Responsibilities: Lead groups on any of BISK’s tours including half day to multi day excursions. Teach Paddle Canada certified sea kayak courses up to Level 2 Skills. Mentor junior guides.

Compensation: competitive hourly wage commensurate with experience and certification. Generous subsidies available for ongoing professional development and professional membership fees. Access to BISK’s employee purchase program for boats and gear.

About Paddling Howe Sound: Bowen is at the mouth of Howe Sound and provides access to beautiful paddling in Vancouver’s backyard. With a mix of wilderness and more developed camping opportunities, and shoreline and open water crossings, the fiord offers paddlers a range of experiences.

About Bowen Island Sea Kayaking: BISK, established in 1996, is a small kayak shop located in Snug Cove and is the only kayak outfitter in Howe Sound. We have a staff of around 12 employees and operate from April to October. Being only a 20 minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay, and around an hour from Vancouver, Bowen is “just off the coast of ordinary.”

Additional Details:

Closing Date: 2022-02-28

Guiding Area: Bowen Island and Howe Sound

Work Term: April 2022 to October 2022

To apply for this posting please contact:

Brent O'Malley

Address: PO Box 87



Phone: 778-879-4756