Canoe Guide in Juneau, Alaska

Job Details

  • Date Posted: March 30, 2022
  • Location: Juneau, Alaska
  • Company: Liquid Alaska Tours
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: $16 / hour + tips
  • Housing Offered: Yes
  • Experience: Some experience required

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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 around the Mendenhall Glacier Moraine. 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.

PERKS FOR WORKING WITH US: BEST PAY IN THE INDUSTRY, SUBSIDIZED HOUSING, RETURN FLIGHTS, AND SEASONAL BONUSES!

Responsibilities:

  • Canoe Guiding – Instruct and lead guests in the use of an 8 or 14 passenger canoe on a glacial lake at our Juneau location.
  • Wilderness Guiding – Responsible for providing clients with safety information and for leading clients on a guided hike over varied terrain.
  • DrivingOperating 14 passenger van, the ability to tow a trailer is helpful.

Qualifications and Skills:

Essential qualifications:

  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Clean driving record and ability to drive
  • Wilderness First Responder or EMT/W-EMT training.
  • Fluency in English
  • 21+ years old by first date of employment

Desirable qualifications:

  • Mountaineering experience
  • Kayak and/or canoe guiding experience
  • Cold Water Rescue Training
  • Bilingual