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25 Jan 2018

Trek & Backpack Outdoor and cycling guide

Windigo Aventure – Posted by ejacqueshart Montréal, Québec, Canada

Job Description

Specializing in customized small group camping, lodging, hiking and themed tours for international clients traveling in a 15-passenger van (with a 5×8 foot cargo trailer), Windigo is seeking adventurous Tour Leaders to drive, guide and oversee the day-to-day logistics of your tour. Tour Leaders will lead with service and share their passion for the outdoors through innovative trips that will get your international group hiking, biking, paddling, snowmobiling, dogsledding, snowshoeing and discovering!

Responsibilities include researching unfamiliar destinations, providing daily briefings, relaying historical, geographical and cultural information, handling group dynamics, maintaining outdoor equipment, organizing food shopping and cooking meals, and ensuring a safe and fun experience for all passengers.

Cycling guide:

To join our team of Cycling guides, you must have solid mechanical skills. Adjusting a derailleur or brakes, fixing a flat, correcting a client’s position on a bike… none of this holds any secrets for you. For the cycling trips we organize, you also must be a customer service professional with above-average attention to details, as these are high-end trips. You also must be fully bilingual or a unilingual Anglophone totally familiar with our cycling destinations and itineraries. You will share meals and accommodation with the group.

Windigo needs people with very good organizational and people skills, excellent general knowledge of Canada and/or the USA, experience leading small groups, great outdoor cooking expertise, and operation gurus with attention to the details.

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How to Apply

American Applicants must be at least 23 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, a clean driving record and must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and a drug/ alcohol test. First aid/CPR certification is required (partial reimbursement is available). Send resume and cover letter to French speaking American citizens : Send resume and cover letter to Canadian Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a class 4 driver’s license or equivalent, a clean driving record and must be willing to get a first aid/cpr certification. Applicants must also enjoy outdoors, possess an adventurous spirit, strong leadership, the capacity to manage multiple projects and always look for new challenges. Languages required : most of our clients speak English or French. We are also looking for tour guides able to speak a third language such as German or Italian.

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Trek & Backpack.

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