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Tour Guide/Driver in Alaska for Summer 2022

Job Details

  • Date Posted: October 26, 2021
  • Location: Anchorage, AK
  • Company: Infinite Adventures
  • Job Type: Seasonal
  • Salary: Starting at $2500/month
  • Housing Offered: Yes
  • Experience: 2-5 yrs

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IA logoInfinite Adventures is a small adventure company offering camping/overland-style trips in Alaska in a converted school bus. Ideally, we are looking for an experienced CDL-Driver who loves the outdoors and likes to inspire people from all over the world taking them on an adventure they’ll always want to relive!

What we are looking for (Minimum Requirements)

  • CDL Class B with Passenger/Air Brake Endorsements (clean record)
  • Experience in the Tourism Industry
  • Positive Attitude and enthusiastic Team Player (you will be working with another tour leader)
  • Resourcefulness, the ability to use initiative while thinking on your feet in ever-changing and challenging conditions
  • The ability to thrive in a combination of long hours along with both physically and mentally challenging conditions
  • You must be able to legally work in the US
  • Covid Vaccination required for our staff
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Must be 25 years of age or older

Preferred Qualifications

  • Willing to commit to more than one season as we are looking for a reliable crew member who can potentially train future driver/leaders
  • 2-5 years experience as a tour leader/driver
  • Basic mechanical knowledge
  • Foreign language – German or Spanish

What We Oo\ffer

  • Small family-run business focused on teamwork and many times autonomy to make decisions
  • Interesting, awe-inspiring work environment (Alaska’s wilderness is waiting for you!)
  • Get new experiences in the adventure tourism industry
  • Join most of the activities offered to our clients for free (e.g. kayaking, ice climbing, scenic flights, etc)
  • We are looking to train you end of May/the beginning of June 2022 and expect you to run a full season until the middle of September 2022
  • Compensation starts $2500 per month but will increase with experience (transportation to and from Alaska, lodging, and meals are provided for the entire season)

Responsibilities/Job Duties

  • Drive our converted 1999 Freightliner school bus
  • Perform daily inspections according to DOT law and fill out driver’s log
  • Perform simple mechanical tasks such as oil changes
  • Facilitate all aspects and logistics during our adventure camping trips in Alaska
  • Prepare camp breakfast, lunches and dinners
  • Guiding: take clients on hikes, provide information on the area (we will provide you with this information beforehand and help you get acclimated) and take part in activities with clients (like kayaking and ice climbing- no previous experience needed, but helpful)
  • Taking care of gear (tents, kitchen gear, etc)
  • Shopping, setting up camp, camp kitchen, help clients put up tents, help with camp safety

We strongly encourage women and minorities to apply!

Please send your resume along with a cover letter stating why you would like to work with Infinite Adventures and what you think would be the biggest challenge for you in this position. All correspondence should be sent to [email protected] We will not consider incomplete applications.