Salt Lake Guide

Salt Lake Guide

Job Posting

Overview:

Splore provides outdoor adventures throughout the state of Utah for people with disabilities and disadvantages. Splore’s Salt Lake programs include outdoor/indoor rock climbing, canoeing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing and overnight trips. Trip Leaders must possess exceptional customer service, group facilitation, risk management, public speaking, and leadership skills.

 

Responsibilities:

Trip Leadership

  • Lead trips, facilitate large and small groups, teach technical skills, and ensure risk management
  • Supervise and mentor support staff, interns and volunteers on trips
  • Assist in the development and execution of guide and volunteer trainings

 

Equipment & Vehicles

  • Organize, maintain, and repair equipment

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Current First Aid and CPR certification (minimum, WFA preferred) 
  • Prior experience leading groups in an outdoor setting.
  • Able to commit to a 4 month position
    • Winter season is January – April
    • Summer season is May – August
  • Experience working with people with disabilities (preferred)
  • Outgoing personality, ability to have fun and build rapport in a short period of time with a diverse groups of people
  • Excellent communication and facilitation abilities
  • Physical ability to participate in recreation activities for 5+ hours, including loading and unloading gear
  • Ability to work Saturdays and weekends
  • Technical Skills
    • Winter
      • Cross-country Skiing & Snowshoeing
        • Prior experience
    • Summer
      • Climbing
        • Climb 5.7
    • Canoeing
      • Proficient paddler on flat and flat moving water

 

Compensation:

  • $10 an hour

Dates:

  • 4 month position
    • Winter season is January – April
    • Summer season is May – October

 

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply fill out our employment application found here by the deadline dates below.

  • For winter position – October 30, 2017
  • For summer position – March 24, 2017