Who we are:
We believe in restorative tourism. Located on the west coast of Vancouver Island in the village of Tofino, we are committed to preserving the ecology of Clayoquot Sound through our various initiatives and support of local organizations providing education, monitoring, and restoration of Clayoquot Sound. Our fun and educational programs are designed to cultivate and to imbue appreciation for the ecological value of our coastal ecosystems. We are a green business committed to connecting visitors with nature and inspiring conservancy.
What is this position about?
Our adventure tour guides primary goal is to ensure the safety of our each of our guests meanwhile providing a memorable and educational Clayoquot Sound experience. Successful candidates have to be familiar with the local shoreline, its hazards, and will know how to safely operate a vessel in variable weather and sea conditions. The captains are also expected to have a thorough knowledge of local ecology, indigenous and migratory wildlife common to our region, a grasp of local First Nation’s history, and the ability to share their knowledge passionately with our guests.
Who are you:
Are you an individual who works well in a team environment, creates energy and excitement around shared goals and values, contributes to an environment of trust and respect, thrives in a fast-paced environment and can easily shift priorities as needed, acts with urgency and integrity and demonstrates flexibility? If you welcome new challenges, have a drive for success, and embrace the responsibility of leadership, then we are happy to consider you for our Ocean Outfitters Team!
Overall responsibility for our Adventure Tour program:
Skills, Knowledge, Availability:
MEDA2 or MEDA3
Marine Basic First Aid
Apply by email with resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.orgAPPLY NOW! • GUIDE – WHALE WATCHING ADVENTURE & TOURS • Ocean Outfitters
Post Date: January 10, 2019 Deadline for Application: April 30, 2019
368 Main Street, PO BOX 919
Ocean Outfitters is a carbon neutral adventure tour company offering: ethical bear and whale watching, remote kayaking, Hot Springs Cove programs, catch and release saltwater fishing, Meares Island service, and custom adventures. We operate both Zodiacs and cabin vessels in Clayoquot Sound. Deep respect for nature and ethical business practices are our core values. Our self-determined mandate demands that we go beyond education. That's why we are committed to supporting local projects and programs that effect real and measurable change in the environment around us. Our model of restorative tourism moves far beyond the bottom-line profit motive and is based on community responsibility, environmental stewardship and carbon action. We offer safe, professional programs that encourage stewardship.