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Assistant Manager

JobAdventure outfittersSquamish, BC, Canada

Description

Our company has three locations; Squamish, Crescent Beach in Surrey and Grouse Mountain in North Vancouver. We are a gateway tourism outfitter, specializing in first time adventures and beginner and intermediate skill development. We offer equipment rental, lessons, and guided tours. We cover water sports (kayaking/SUP boarding/canoeing), mountain biking, and hiking. We are hiring seasonal managers based at the Squamish Adventure Centre in Squamish, BC, the Paddle Shack in Crescent Beach, Surrey and on Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver. We strive for 100% guest and staff satisfaction. We are looking for a self-motivated, positive, experienced, and professional leader to head up our team of guides, instructors, mechanics, rental and front desk staff. All these positions are currently full-time - summer seasonal. Our goal is to create incredible and high-quality experiences in a positive environment for our clients and staff. We are dedicated to our staff’s growth, skill, personal development, and foster diversity. This position is located in Squamish at the Adventure Centre. Currently, this position starts at the beginning of April until the end of September. There is potential for fall and winter work. Responsible for safe operations of all guided tours, safety procedures, and guide training to increase guest experience, satisfaction, and safety Assists the manager with employee schedules to ensure that all guided tours are properly staffed and that tour logistics (shuttles, pick-ups, transportation, gear) are organized and planned for efficiency Helps oversee the maintenance of all rental equipment and facilities to maintain excellent condition throughout the summer Helps oversee emergency procedures for all guided programs Works as a team member, fosters open and effective communication Creates a positive, supportive, and safe learning and working environment for all staff Assists the manager in maintaining all logs, files, reports, communications, and electronic data relating to safety inspections, incidents, maintenance reports and any other general daily reports Located in Squamish, must be living in Squamish, BC Will be expected to work extended hours, weekends, and holidays at various times throughout the season Required experiences: Minimum of two years of experience in tourism and outdoor business management Minimum of two years in outdoor leadership and outdoor risk management Thorough knowledge of outdoor operations and programming Knowledge of the tourism and outdoor industry especially in mountain biking, hiking, and watersports Operational knowledge of adventure recreational and educational programs, as well as corporate events and teambuilding Required certifications: Degree or diploma in sports management, recreation, physical education, hospitality, tourism, a related field or equivalent experience. Current Wilderness First Aid (40hrs) BC Driver’s license: Class 4 Bonus points if you.... Have experience teaching and/or guiding kayaking, canoeing, SUP boarding, mountain biking, or hiking Are a certified PMBIA mountain bike instructor Have bike mechanic experience Speak more than one language: French, Spanish, German, and/or Mandarin A combination of experiences and qualifications will be considered for the position. We are looking for the right person. Only those that are qualified will be contacted. Thank you for your application. Please submit your cover letter and resume

Availability

2020

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Min. stay

6 months

Max. stay

6 months

Skills we are looking for

AdministrationAdministration
Assistant manager
SkillsSkills
Driving
GuidesGuides
Mountain bike guide

What are the job details

Work/WeekWork/Week
5 days a week
Hours/DayHours/Day
8 hours
SalarySalary
22 / hour
ApplicantsApplicants
Local
National
International
RequirementsRequirements
Proof of certifications
Work Visa
Must speak:Must speak:
English

What's in it for you

Room typeRoom type
Will help find housing
FoodFood
Meals not provided
Access to sport equipmentAccess to sport equipment
Canoe
Kayak
Mountain bike
Bring your own
Transportation availableTransportation available
Public transit
PerksPerks
Tours & Activities
OthersOthers

Adventures near by

LandLand
Hike
MTB
Mountaineer
Rock Climb
OceanOcean
Ocean sup
Kitesurf
Sea kayak
Wind/AirWind/Air
Kiteboard
Sail
Windsurf
WaterWater
Canoe
Kayak
Raft
SUP
SnowSnow
Backcountry
EtherEther
Art
Music
Yoga

The Area