Radventures Canada Tour Guide

Radventures Canada
Banff, AB
$20–$30 an hour - Full-time, Part-time, Casual, Seasonal

Job details
Salary
$20–$30 an hour
Job type
Full-time
Part-time
Casual
Seasonal
Benefits
Pulled from the full job description
Casual dress
Company events
Flexible schedule
Store discount
Full Job Description
Are you a natural born entertainer who loves the outdoors and meeting new people?

Do you live, breathe and love the Canadian Rockies and its majestic surroundings?

Do you have a burning desire to join a fast growing & fun adventure travel company with big plans for global expansion?

If it’s a resounding ‘yes’ to all of the above then we want to hear from you!

At Radventures we don't just sell your average sightseeing tours, we provide immersive, exciting & active adventures on snow, water, trails & the road to a great demographic of guests who are looking to escape the ordinary in Canada.

Our enthusiastic & knowledgable guides are the backbone of our company ethos, and only the most dedicated of people need apply.

The successful applicant will be vibrant, articulate, reliable and most of all enthusiastic about The Rockies and its wealth of incredible activities on offer!

Attention to the safety and the comfort of our guests, as well as delivering memorable moments and an incredible travel experience are paramount and a key responsibility of this role.

This part time or full time position (with a view to increase hours & then grow with the company into new roles) exists for a motivated leader to guide our international and domestic guests on tours throughout Banff, Jasper, Yoho & Kootenay National Parks plus more. Opportunities also exist to lead multi-day tours across various locations in Western Canada as well as be a part of our growing campervan rental operations in Calgary.

At Radventures, we greatly value the hard work and dedication of our team and offer incredible earnings potentials, seasonal bonuses, flexible schedules & amazing perks like free stand up paddleboard rentals, heavily discounted campervan rentals & more.

A background in group management and the desire for a long term future in the tourism industry are essential. We are a fast growing company with big plans to expand into other markets in Canada & around the world, so a desire to grow with us and be open to new opportunities in the future is also essential.

Key responsibilities:

- Deliver safe, exciting, knowledgeable & engaging tours to guests

- Constantly demonstrate safe and professional driving & guiding skills

- Assume responsibility for the well-being and behaviour of tour groups

- Prepare vehicles for tours or rental

- Pick-up/drop-off guests at various locations in Alberta & BC

- Assist the Radventures team in other daily duties when necessary at locations in Exshaw & Calgary.

Required traits, skills & qualifications:

- Legal right to reside & work in Canada

- Valid Canadian drivers license & clean driving record

- Fluency in English

- Understanding that safety and minimizing risk is our #1 priority – fun is a close 2nd

- Outgoing personality and a passion for delivering amazing experiences to adventurous travellers

- Excellent risk management skills

- Class IV Alberta Driver's License

- Experience in tour guiding or group management

- Valid CPR/First Aid (or willingness to obtain, Wilderness First Aid preferred)

- Ability to work to a schedule, under pressure and make sound decisions when flexibility is required

- Exceptional problem solving skills, reliability and punctuality

Desired traits, skills & qualifications:

- Outdoor adventure activity experience (hiking, paddling, skiing/snowboarding)

- Wilderness First Aid (40 hours)

Perks:

- Competitive wages & performance based bonuses

- 100% of guests gratuities on your tours

- Flexible work scheduling, excellent work/life balance

- Comprehensive training

- Fun & supportive work environment

- Opportunity to "be the difference" in someones trip to Canada

- Free SUP rentals, gear rentals and discounted camper van rentals (when available)

- Friends & family discounts

- Opportunities to grow as a guide and valued team member in a fast growing adventure travel company with big dreams and global plans!

We thank all interested candidates for their application, however due to the high volume of expected applications, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted. Previous applicants need not apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual, Seasonal
Contract length: 6 months
Part-time hours: 8 - 40 per week

Pay: $20.00-$30.00 per hour

Additional pay:

Bonus pay
Commission pay
Overtime pay
Tips
Benefits:

Casual dress
Company events
Flexible schedule
Store discount
Schedule:

8 hour shift
Day shift
Every Weekend
Monday to Friday
Weekend availability
Application question(s):

How long have you lived in the Bow Valley?
Expected start date: 2022-06-30

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