GCI: Guide Position Available


Remote Camp Guide: Provide small boat operation and guiding services for guests of the company, serve as a fishing, hiking, sightseeing, kayaking, sailing and skeet range guide, and to conduct various operational tasks and facility maintenance tasks as needed. Operate, drive, and navigate passenger boats according to regulations. Instruct guests on boating safety and use of life jackets. Report to supervisor all accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions.
Essential Duties of Position:
Provide guided fishing, sightseeing, kayaking, hiking and sailing services on area streams and rivers to guests of the company.
Conduct routine daily boat and fishing equipment maintenance.
Fresh fish processing, handling and packaging.
Assist other Retreat staff with loading and unloading of supplies, luggage and guests from Retreat airplane=, boats and vehicles, as well as other various guest support duties.
Assist other Retreat staff with routine facility, grounds, vehicle and equipment maintenance duties.
Function as Range Master on Retreat skeet shooting range.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledgeable of and able to perform the duties of a professional fishing guide including knowing how, when and where to fish, appropriate and professional interaction with guests, safe water craft operation in a variety of water and weather conditions and understanding of fish and wildlife characteristics and behavior
Ability to operate as a skilled boat operator, fisherman and instructor that is familiar with the remote Alaskan environment and in particular, knowledgeable about Southwest Alaska geography
Ability to skillfully, properly and safely operate Retreat equipment including power tools and motorized equipment
Must be able to perform routine minor boat, outboard motor and jet unit servicing
Excellent interpersonal communication skills and be able to interact in a polite and professional manner with guests of the company
Ability to perform a variety of tasks, working independently or with other personnel in a remote environment
Knowledgeable of laws and rules regulating sport fishing and be able to both promote and follow catch and release practices
Stay current with company safety systems and Retreat safety policies
Years of Experience required to meet minimum qualifications: A minimum of two years’ experience is required in the following: boating on lake or river employment or in a similar position. Completion of a guide training course is preferred.
Level of Education required to meet minimum qualifications: Minimum of High school diploma or equivalent

Certifications Required and valued:

USCG Operator Uninspected Passenger Vessel certification (OUPV) is preferred
First Aid/CPR/AED training – within one month of hire
Applicant must pass a pre-employment urinalysis. Upon employment, applicant will be enrolled in DOT random drug testing program
Physical Requirements: Must be capable of performing a variety of physical functions involving lifting and carrying loads up to 70 lbs., efficiently and safely entering and exiting aircraft, boats and other motorized equipment, operation of 6-wheeler, 4-wheeler and Bobcat, climbing ladders to heights of 20 feet, rowing an 18 foot river boat for sustained periods, standing and operating an outboard motor in rough water conditions and be able to demonstrate both fly fishing and conventional fishing techniques.

Working Conditions: Must live and work at a remote retreat location (with employer provided room and board) for a period of approximately 5 months. Work schedule is 7 days per week. Most duties are performed outside with exposure to weather.
EEO: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or another characteristic protected by law.

Revised 1/2017

Primary Location US-AK-Dillingham
Job Agulowak
Job Type Full-time
Job Posting Feb 14, 2020, 8:33:41 PM
Recruiter Donovan Kiley Dumas

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