Multi-Day Hiking Guide in Arizona

Job Details

  • Date Posted: January 20, 2022
  • Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Company: The Wildland Trekking Company
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Based on Experience
  • Housing Offered: No

Company Contact

  • Website: https://www.wildlandtrekking.com
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: (800) 715-4453
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Wildland Trekking Co is seeking Guides to lead trips from April to September or June through September in a number of areas including Greater Yellowstone, Pacific Northwest, Zion, Bryce & Escalante, Rocky Mountains of Colorado, The Sierras and the Smoky and Blue Ridge Mountains.

Guides manage all aspects of the trip. Guides prep gear and food, cook meals, teach guests the basics of backpacking and camping, provide interpretive information, manage risk in variable environments, and facilitate social dynamics and guest satisfaction.

Benefits include a fun, supportive work environment with high-quality people, a wage scale that rewards field experience, paid training, post-trip gratuities, and opportunities for professional growth into management positions. Imagine working a job where some of America’s premier hiking destinations are part of your day-to-day lifestyle.

The Wildland Trekking Company offers small group, multi-day backpacking or llama/mule supported trips, day hikes, car-camping basecamp style, and inn-based hiking trips for adults and families looking to experience unforgettable hiking vacations in majestic landscapes. Guests can expect delicious meals and extraordinary guides who have the ability to turn a great get-away into an unforgettable, inspiring adventure.

*Reference our website for pay information via our employment page.

Qualifications:

  • 21 years of age
  • Have or be willing to obtain a Covid Vaccine before employment start
  • Previous guiding experience (2 years preferred)
  • Hold, or obtain, a valid WFR/WEMT
  • Hold, or be willing to obtain, a ServSafe of Backcountry Food handlers Certification
  • Excellent camping/backcountry living skills
  • Experience and desire to cook delicious meals in an outdoor setting
  • Practiced interpretation and/or teaching skills, strong local knowledge (or willingness to dig in and learn about an area)
  • A service-oriented work ethic
  • High level of fitness
  • Enthusiasm for being outside in all weather
  • Superb customer service and people skills