lunes, 25 de junio de 2012

Small independent tour operator seeking qualified Assistant Bear Viewing Guide/Interpretive Naturalist

Located on Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia Tide Rip Tours has been offering guests from abroad the opportunity for boat-based viewing of grizzly bears and Pacific Northwest Wildlife for over 15 years in the Great Bear Rainforest. Tide Rip Tours subscribes to the philosophy of 'conservation through co-existence' and endeavours to actively promote grizzly bear conservation as well as awareness of pertinent and contemporary issues facing coastal British Columbia.

The ideal applicant will possess or be in pursuit of a post-secondary education in biology, ecology or the like. The successful applicant should also be well versed in the identification and interpretation of both natural and cultural history of the area. In addition, valuable assets will include Wilderness First Aid (or an equivalent), Marine Emergency Duties and/or SVOP in addition to applicable experience including sea time. This job is physical in nature and requires fit people capable of deploying and retrieving anchors, pulling flat-bottomed vessels through shallow, inter-tidal waters and the dexterity for working on the water.

Pay is $100/day-$150/day depending on qualifications and experience. Travel to and from Telegraph Cove will be the responsibility of the successful applicant. On-site accomodations for the duration of the work term will be provided.

Anticipated start date is July 1st, 2012, concluding in mid-September, 2012.

For more info, contact:
Derek Kyostia
c/o Tide Rip Tours
Box 2-12
Telegraph Cove, BC
V0N 3J0