Wildlife & Cultural Guide

  • Homalco Wildlife & Cultural Tours
  • Front-line
    • Not Applicable | 
    • Seasonal
  • 1003B Island Highway, Campbell River
  • 2 position available
  • Accessible Employer: No
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: No
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Posted on January 17, 2024

Job Description

Homalco Wildlife & Cultural Tours seeks Skilled Wildlife & Indigenous Cultural Guides to safely lead guests on marine wildlife, grizzly bear, and cultural excursions from Campbell River through the Discovery Islands and Bute Inlet, BC. We look for passionate people who can deliver the ultimate west coast marine experience for our guests, while maintaining professionalism and sharing local knowledge.

You possess outstanding communication and guest service skills, in-depth knowledge of local wildlife and familiarity with significant cultural sites. Whales, marine wildlife, bears, First Nation culture, and natural history are a key part of your language for you to deliver a world-class interpretive experience as an ambassador of the Homalco First Nation and Coast Salish People.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Enthusiastically deliver legendary guest experiences
• Ensure safety of guests on land and boat
• Perform duties as deckhand to skipper
• On-going preparation, sanitization and cleaning of vessels and office areas
• Support retail sales
• Continuous learning of new material on local marine, land and avian wildlife to become an expert in your field
• Support other staff in performing their duties
• Reporting and record keeping Required skills and certifications (training provided):
• Current certificates: OFA Level 1 or basic Marine First Aid; Marine Emergency Duties (MED A3). OFA Level 3 or wilderness first aid an asset.
• Marine Wildlife Naturalist certification
• Commercial Bear Viewing Level 1 (CBVA)
• Valid driver’s license an asset

You ARE:
• Able to work under pressure and make safe decisions in remote areas
• Well-groomed, courteous, and reliable
• Flexible and accommodating with others
• Excited to work with diverse people from various backgrounds
• Available holidays and weekends



Job Application Process

Please email info@homalcotours.com with cover letter and resume. Deadline to apply: February 12th, 2024

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