Thank you for your interest in working with Alaska Trail Guides. We are currently searching for a Driver Guide for summer 2018, job description below. To apply, fill out our online application below and submit a resume to info@alaskatrailguides.com


Driver Guide

Overview of Duties, Responsibilities, Requirements:

  • Communicate effectively with staff and clients at all times

  • Demonstrate sound judgement and decision-making skills (risk management)

  • Tolerance and patience for adversity, diversity and uncertainty

  • Punctual, reliable, able to give and receive constructive feedback

  • Learn client expectations and strive to meet them

  • Relate local knowledge including natural, geological and glacial history

  • Maintain and assess repairs for all equipment and vehicles

  • Leave No Trace Ethics and attitude of environmental stewardship

  • Provide leadership, instruct and medical care during an emergency

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Previous guiding experience: 1+ years

  • Previous experience operating 12 passenger van or similar: 1+ years

  • Previous experience towing a trailer: 1+ years

  • Previous cycling experience: not required

  • Excellent people skills, solid organizational skills and a strong knowledge of outdoor activities and equipment.

  • Wilderness First Responder Certificate or Wilderness FA and CPR or CPR and FA

  • Clean driving record

  • Outstanding customer service skills

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds

  • Mobile phone with texting/data ability

Preference will be given to local candidates seeking multiple seasons of employment.