We are looking for qualified Tour Guides who love to be outdoors and are knowledgeable at facilitating high adventure programs.

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Essential Duties Responsibilities

• Safe facilitation of the High Adventure activities at Canaan

• Ensures all course operations are conducted in accordance with Canaan High Adventure safety standards

• Deliver exemplary customer service to all guest

• Monthly skills assessments and on going trainings

• Conduct Daily inspections of equipment and activity area

• Properly fit all guest in safety equipment (ie: PFD, Harness, Helmet, etc)

• Conduct Pre Trip Orientations for guest

• Provide information about the course, ecology and history

• Preform rescues as needed in activity area.

• Help with course enhancement and maintenance as needed


• Preferred 1 year of college or technical school. Minimum a High School Diploma or equivalent

• Guiding experience in adventure tours preferred

• Must pass initial guide training

• Must pass a monthly skills assessment

• Current First Aid and CPR certifications or willing to obtain upon hiring

• Must posses solid judgment skills

• Ability to communicate and work as an effective team member

• Ability to work long hours and irregular shifts in a multi task environment

• Speaks fluent English and uses cordial manners

• Ability to learn new skills and apply feedback as given

• Family and kid friendly: experience working with kids is preferred

Physical abilities required

• Must have ability to perform work at height

• Must be able to perform all technical rescue associated with the canopy tour, high ropes course and/or water based rescues as required.

• Full range of overhead arm motions to pull two people along cable

• This position may require walking and standing for long period of times in all weather conditions

• Must be able to lift 50 lbs

• Must be competent swimmer (for Kayak guides only).

• Able to speak in front of large groups effectively

• Must maintain a high level of personal hygiene