Radventures Tour Guide

Radventures
Banff, AB
$22.50–$30.00 an hour - Full-time, Part-time, Casual, Permanent, Fixed term contract, Freelance, Seasonal
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Salary
$22.50–$30.00 an hour
Job type
Full-time
Part-time
Casual
Permanent
Fixed term contract
Freelance
Seasonal
Benefits
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Casual dress
Company events
Discounted or free food
Extended health care
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 operate the same old monotonous big bus sightseeing tours, we provide immersive, exciting & active experiences on snow, water, trails & the road to a great demographic of guests looking for adventure from all over the world.

Given that we specialize in boutique, adventurous & "once in a lifetime" small group & private tour experiences for 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.

Radventures are currently hiring full time, part time & casual contractguides for Winter 22/23, with loads of opportunities on offer for 2023 and beyond.

This position exists for a motivated leader to guide our international and domestic guests on tours throughout Banff, Jasper, Yoho & Kootenay National Parks plus more this winter. 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 watercraft & gear rentals, heavily discounted campervan rentals, team dinners/events & lots 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 creating new opportunities with us 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, Canmore & Calgary.

Required traits, skills & qualifications:

- Legal right to reside & work in Canada

- Valid Class IV Alberta Driver's License (or ability to obtain) & 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

- Experience in tour guiding or group management

- Valid CPR/First Aid (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 of the job:

- Super 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/kayak 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, Permanent, Fixed term contract, Freelance

Pay: $22.50-$30.00 per hour

Benefits:

Casual dress
Company events
Discounted or free food
Extended health care
Flexible schedule
Store discount
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4 hour shift
8 hour shift
Day shift
Every Weekend
Holidays
Monday to Friday
Overtime
Weekend availability
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