JOIN OUR TEAM

Join our team and live the dream in whistler, bc!

Want to guide epic adventures all summer? Want to ski for a living all winter? Join our team and enjoy the outdoors year-round!

MSAA welcomes hard-working people who love working outdoors and want to connect with clients and educate them on our local area while guiding some epic tours. You should have excellent communication skills, great customer service, be able to multi-task and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

In return, be part of a guiding community that thrives on shared beta, mentorship and helping you grow your guiding resume to create a sustainable career. Enjoy a flexible and varied schedule, with perks such as pro deals, discounts in local stores and even free beer!

current positions below:

Required:
• 80-hour first aid certification e.g. Wilderness First responder with CPR-C, Outdoor Emergency Care or OFA3
• Canadian Avalanche Association, Avalanche Operations Level 1
• Practitioner status is preferred, but there are opportunities if you do not have it yet
• Previous teaching experience is preferred, but training and shadowing is provided.

Guiding work includes, but is not limited to:
• AST1 (Classroom and Field Day)
• Intro to Backcountry
• Snowshoe hikes
• Foundation Clinic
• Tail guiding with ski guides (unpaid practicum)

Location(s):
• Whistler
• Squamish

Required:
• 80-hour first aid certification e.g. Wilderness First responder with CPR-C, Outdoor Emergency Care or OFA3
• Rope rescue experience (additional training provided)
• Previous guiding experience is an asset, but not required

Guiding work includes but is not limited to:
• Via Ferrata
• Sky Walk
• Glacier Tours
• Hiking
• Kids Camp

Location(s):
• Whistler
• Squamish

This position is 5 days a week during the months of July & August. Our Kids Camps run in Whistler & Squamish from 9 am to 3 pm. If you have the right qualifications, there is potential for more work in the Fall.

Required
• 40-hour first aid with CPR-C at minimum, 80-hour preferred
• Previous experience working with children is essential
• Outdoor skills are an asset, but not required

Camp activities include:
• Hiking
• Rock climbing
• Via Ferrata
• Outdoor skills e.g. shelter building, navigation, knot tying

Required:
• 80-hour first aid certification e.g. Wilderness First responder with CPR-C, Outdoor Emergency Care or OFA3
• ACMG Top Rope Climbing Instructor (TRCI), Apprentice Rock Guide (ARG) or Rock Guide (RG) certification
• Climbing log appreciated, but not required
• Previous guiding experience is an asset, but not required

Guiding work includes, but is not limited to:
• Single-pitch climbing (half- and full-day)
• Multi-pitch climbing (half- and full-day), e.g. Star Chek, Conquer the Chief
• Climbing courses (one- and two-day)
• Assisting Kids Camps as TRCI for top-rope climbing
• Teen Climbing Camp (five days, July & August only)

Location(s):
• Whistler
• Squamish

Hours: 3 x 10-hour days a week, option to increase dependent on operational demands.

Compensation & benefits:
• Competitive wage
• Pass contribution
• Discounts for friends and family
• Pro deals
• Opportunity to guide with correct first aid cert
• FREE access to all our tours and courses, staff events and much more!

Main roles and responsibilities:
• Help clients with any bookings and enquiries by phone and email.
• Assist the office team with any administration tasks as required.
• Have good knowledge of outdoor activities and aid clients in booking the right product for their needs.

Qualifications/assets:
• Demonstrate excellent client service and sales skills
• A positive attitude and ability to work well both alone and in a team
• Strong communication skills
• Excellent verbal and written English language skills
• Good computer/Mac knowledge and ability to navigate Google Drive

Location(s):
• Whistler

Apply below:

Please complete the form below and attach your cover letter and resume. Please note, we will only contact those we wish to interview.

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