Sea Kayak Guide

  • Valdez, Alaska
  • Listing Opening Date: May 8, 2022
  • Listing Closing Date: September 14, 2022

Website Pangaea Adventures

Spend Summers in Prince William Sound Alaska!

Join our small, upbeat crowd, working with a small sea kayak guiding outfit based in Valdez, Alaska, where we also offer camping, hiking, and extended multisport trips. We are looking for positive, hard-working, team-oriented individuals who would like to spend summers working a rewarding job in a beautiful place with fun, outdoorsy people.

Our guides primarily lead small groups of people on sea kayak tours in tidewater glacier zones and throughout the stunningly scenic area of Prince William Sound surrounding Valdez. Our main goal is to have these outings be lead safely and informatively. We do require that all guides have their Wilderness First Responder certification. Pay is per trip and hard-working, full-season guides can gross $8K-$10K across the course of the season. Also, tips are common in our industry, and guides can usually expect to make at least 1/3 more in gross income.

We are also hiring interns at this time.

Sharp attention to detail, a willingness to learn, sound judgment, good people skills, and of course, a passion for the outdoors are all musts! We are only hiring US Nationals at this time.

The dates of employment run 5/8 – 9/14, and some employees will leave in late August to return to school. Rustic accommodation is provided in a choice spot on the edge of town, within a quick bike ride from our office. The only expenses employees should have to worry about are getting to and from Valdez, food, and some basic gear.

We are a reputable outfit (at least that’s what most of the reviews tell us!) in one of the finest settings on earth. For example, TripAdvisor consistently rates us as the #1 Thing To Do in Valdez. Come see what the buzz is all about!

Job Submission Instructions: Email a cover letter explaining why you'd like to work with Pangaea Adventures, an updated resume, and at least 3 professional reference contacts to Tim Duffy at
Job Contact Name: Tim Duffy
Job Contact Phone: (907) 835-8442

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