Canoe Guide Summer 2024

Type: Temporary
Job level: Entry Level

Compensation: $175.00 to $250.00 Daily

Region: Yukon
Community: Whitehorse
Location type: Hybrid, Remote

Job description

Ruby Range Adventure, one of Yukon’s leading outdoor adventure companies, is looking for an exceptional Canoe guide to work multi-day trips in the Yukon Territory. Here is the fascinating landscape in the northwest, and Ruby Range Adventure is a great company to work for. We also recognize that guides are the most important factor in providing excellent adventure trips. We want the best. We know that a canoe trip is a social event as much as it is a wilderness or trekking adventure, and guides are the catalysts that make the event what it is. Guides set the tone. Good guides can make an otherwise bad trip a good trip, and they can make an otherwise OK trip an excellent one. They do this through the energy they put into the trip. Not just the physical energy, but the social energy. Good guides have strong social skills. They care about people, and are sensitive to their needs. They are entertaining, engaging, and fun to be with.


At least three seasons guiding experience

Minimum 5 nights of canoe trip experience

Wilderness 1st Aid 80 hours

Class IV driver’s licence

Fluency in english, german or french would be a strong asset

Good organizational skills

Strong leadership skills

Good knowledge of local history and geography or willingness to acquire this knowledge

Must be able to work alone

Physically active Drug-free, non smoking

Additional information about us

Very competitive salary

Training and certification programs are subsidized

Living quarters are provided for out of territory guides

Pro-purchase programs for major outdoor gear companies

Guaranteed days per season

Top notch equipment to use

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