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 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.