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Canadian Wilderness Adventures seeks self-motivated, responsible individuals to lead outdoor adventure tours in Whistler, BC. Our tours include snowmobile, snowshoe, dogsled and snowcat in the winter season; and ATV, 4×4 buggy, jeep, and canoe in the summer.

Job Description: CWA Guides independently lead wilderness adventure tours of up to seven machines with an emphasis on safety and local history and ecological interpretation on Blackcomb Mountain and in the Callaghan Valley. Additional duties include ensuring vehicles, equipment and facilities are clean and maintained on a daily basis. Individuals must be accountable for their actions and report to the Shift Supervisor on a daily basis. CWA operates 365-days per year winter peak period running mid Dec – end March and summer mid June – September.

Minimum position requirements:

1. First Aid:

2. BC Class 4 unrestricted drivers license, with driver’s abstract.
3. Ability to work effectively in a team, contributing positively to team operations and working relationships.
4. Motivated to provide excellent customer service and exceed customer expectations on a daily basis.
5. Amazing conversationalist with an abundance of personality and a great sense of humour.
6. Professional appearance, sound judgment and capable of maintaining a safety-first mindset.
7. A passion for sharing the outdoors with people of diverse social backgrounds.

Desirable additional qualifications:

1. Previous experience working in the great outdoors, in a fast-paced environment.
2. Working verbal ability in Spanish, French or German.
3. AST 1, 2, or Operations Level 1 Avalanche certifications.
4. Experience driving a truck and trailer, or a desire to learn.
5.  Mechanically minded, with problem-solving talent.
6. A “We make it happen” attitude.

Additionally, Successful Candidates will:


Canadian Wilderness Adventures (CWA), Canadian Dogsled Adventures, and Canadian Mountain Productions (CMP) are the operating companies of Canadian Wilderness Adventures Ltd.  We have been successfully running outdoor adventure tours by snowmobile, ATV, canoe, jeep, dogsled, snowshoe and snowcat in the Whistler area since 1993.  We have exclusive access to the roads, trails and glaciers of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains and we also operate on commercial tenure in the Callaghan Valley and Bralorne.  We are one of the highest profile adventure companies in Whistler.


Application Procedure:

Guide staff are hired twice per year for winter and summer seasons with training in November and May. Please email a cover letter and resume to employment@canadian01.com Interviews (in person only) are conducted in April, September/October. All emails will be acknowledged and applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone or email.