Summit Lake Canoe Manager

AMG operates a canoe program for guests visiting Skagway, Alaska on cruise ship-based day trips. The Canoe Manager manages this programming in conjunction with the Skagway Program Manager.

Job Location: Skagway, AK
Application Dates: 2020-01-31 – 2020-04-15
Contact: Carolina Castello,
Submission Instructions: Email your resume to employment@alaskamountainguides.com

Job Details

AMG operates a canoe program for guests visiting Skagway, Alaska on cruise ship-based day trips. The Canoe Manager manages this programming in conjunction with the Skagway Program Manager. The Canoe Manager is responsible for ensuring guest safety by making certain that guides adhere to all safety protocols and program procedures. The Canoe Manager is also responsible for overseeing the day-to-day “on-the-ground” operation of the tours and participating in all aspects of the programming, i.e., guiding, driving, dock repping, canoe maintenance, general maintenance, training, etc. Specifically, the Canoe Manager will supervise the lake canoe toursThis position will oversee a guiding staff of 3-6 guides, depending on the time of the summer. The Canoe Manager works closely with administrative staff to ensure a smooth flow of communication between the office and on-site operations. Part-time office responsibilities and coverage is required for the position. The Canoe Manager reports to the Skagway Program Manager and the Cruise Program Operations Manager.Experience Required to Perform Job Requirements• Prior guiding, leadership, and tourism experience helpful.• Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds repeatedly throughout each day. • Must be able to carry loads over uneven ground. • Must possess strong work ethic. • Must be punctual. • Must be organized. • Must have great, positive attitude. • Must be comfortable speaking to large groups of people. • Must be able to handle multiple, simultaneous groups of guests. • Current WFR or EMT certification• CDL driving License or ability to get one.• Previous canoe tour facilitation and/or management experience• Knowledge of gear maintenance and inspection proceduresCDL Driving:• Must obtain a valid Class B CDL and contribute to bus driving duties for these and other tours.• Have and maintain a Class B CDL with Passenger and Airbrakes endorsement. • Pass FMCSA required pre-employment drug tests & screening. • Be enrolled in an FMCSA required random drug testing program.

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