Do you love the outdoors? Do you know local wonders and natural science? Are you a "people" person, an independent worker, and motivated go-getter? Then keep reading, we might have the opportunity of a lifetime for you?We are hiring amazing outdoors enthusiasts, who are skilled at outdoor adventure in their local areas and who want to become professional guides. See website: iTrekkers.com , think Uber for the outdoors… but we provide you with the car…We are looking for guides to operate outdoor adventures throughout Florida. Specifically Hiking, Camping, SUP, and Kayak tours.This is a great opportunity for anyone seeking a career in doing something they love.EQUIPMENT NOT REQUIRED, COMPANY PROVIDES ALL TOOLS FOR THE JOB!!Job Expectations:Our guides are the heart and soul of our business. We take pride in supporting them by providing only the best equipment, marketing, and customers. You will be representing our brand and we expect you to act professionally at all times. In order to be hired and succeed in this position, you must be passionate about the outdoors and to provide top-notch customer experience. Being an outdoor guide is a dual-role in which you will run trips booked for you by the iTrekkers website and actively find your own customers who you will book through the iTrekkers.com site.Additional job functions may include assisting with promotions, events, sales, and other tasks associated with an independent guide business. You are expected to get to know each customer to make sure their experience is unique and memorable- Take photos/videos during tours to be uploaded to our website and social media by out in-house production team. These assets are then used to promote you to more aspiring explorers!We at iTrekkers will give you the tools and professional marketing to allow you to focus on maintaining the outdoor experience at high level.REQUIREMENTS:Background in environmental education, outdoor recreation or interpretation either by academic classes or gained through experience.First aid and CPR certification. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Willing to pass a background check.Reliable vehicle that is able to tow a trailer of SUP and Kayaks, or carry camping / backpacking gear into the wilderness.Above average computer proficiency.Customer service oriented and a talent for interacting with a wide variety of people; Physical and Mental RequirementsBend, lift, carry, and maneuver SUP and Kayaks on and off a trailer (where applicable)Lifting, carrying, and pushing up to 30-35 lbs. frequently, and up to 50 lbs. occasionally.Ability to run paddle / hiking tours multiple times per day (where applicable)Withstand Florida temperature extremes, climate, and inclement outdoor weather.Reading and writing reports, blogs, and reviews. Also photography minded enough to gather unique content.Ability to understand the speech of customers and co-workers and the ability to speak clearly so that you can be understood by customers and co-workers in English.Physical presence at the job site is essential to perform job duties in a professional manner.Ability to swim.High school graduate.At least 21 years of ageHiking Guide: Possess expert level knowledge of all Florida Flora and Fauna in the area for which you are running hiking trips. Must also be in good physical condition.Camping Guide: Possess same skills as Hiking Guide with added ability and knowledge of tent camping, backpacking, and trekking. You will be responsible to set up camp, possible light cooking, campsite education, breakdown, storing and caring of equipment.Paddle Sports: Possess knowledge/skills to operate a professional SUP and Kayak tour business. Experience operating a vehicle with trailer. And the ability to maintain the gear.*Equipment for any of the above positions is not required. iTrekkers will provide if needed. We are looking for the right professional and will invest in the initial tools to create the desired trek experience.Compensation:All guides will be commission based contractors of iTrekkers with the possibility of base salary depending on skill level and role / responsibilities for other guides.Please apply with cover letter explaining your experience level and why you would make a great outdoor guide. Include any videos you have of yourself in the outdoors and proposed Treks/Trips you would want to run.
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