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Employment at Wildcoast Adventures: Sea Kayak Guide jobs and more

Want to work in the best environment in the world? Read all the details below to learn about what sea kayak guide jobs and other outdoor adventure opportunities are available. Send us an email with your qualifications and what you’ll bring to our team: [email protected].

We have positions available for our upcoming kayaking season and are looking for individuals that are hard working, motivated, personable and able to work well as a team. We contact potential applicants between January and March. Due to the high number of applicants, we recommend you send the following as soon as possible if you would like to work for us:

  • Cover letter and resume
  • Level of sea kayak certification
  • Sea kayaking / guiding experience
  • Wilderness First Aid certification or equivalent and expiry
  • Education
  • References

The following positions are available with Wildcoast

Lead Sea Kayak Guide

Start date: Training and guiding kayak trips begins in June
Based on Quadra Island BC, guiding in Johnstone Strait, Desolation Sound and the Discovery Islands. Must have previous lead guide experience, and current certifications. Class 4 drivers licence is also preferred.

Assistant Sea Kayak Guide

Start date: Training and guiding kayak trips begins in June
Based on Quadra Island BC, guiding in Johnstone Strait, Desolation Sound and the Discovery Islands. Must be willing to learn, follow direction, and have current certifications. Class 4 drivers licence is also preferred.

Assistant Operations Manager

Start date: Operations begin in May
Based on Quadra Island BC. This position is responsible for assisting with Wildcoast operational activities including but not limited to trip logistics, shop duties, maintenance and repair of equipment, and participation in staff training. Must be willing to learn, follow direction, and have a class 4 drivers licence. Prior kayak guiding experience and certifications also preferred.

Crew

Based on Quadra Island BC, these important members of our team are responsible for cleaning gear, dishes, and kayaks. Duties also include picking up guests, packing food and supplies and handling kayaking day tour inquires. Must be willing to learn, follow direction, and have a valid drivers licence.

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