Dog Sledding Guide (NOC 6532)
Alayuk adventures

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Posted: 03-11-2020

Closes: Until Filled

 

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Date Posted: March 12, 2020
Date Closed: Until filled
Location: Whitehorse, Yukon
Hours: Full-time (35 hours)
Salary: $17.00/Hour
Duration: Permanent
Positions: 1
Start Date: September 1st, 2020

Job Description/Duties:

We offer sled dog tours and kennel visits. We are looking for an individual with a special motivation to work with our dogs.

DUTIES:
• To take care of a group from 2 to 4 guests, children or adults who take part in our dog sledding tours. Some persons drive his/her own 4 dogs sled. They also have the possibility to sit in the guide's sled.
• To feed the dogs twice a day. To give them a snack or drink when they come back.
• To clean the dog yard and the start area.
• To give special care for sick dogs or old dogs.
• To prepare the sled. To check the lines and to repair broken parts.
• To put the harness and to prepare the dogs for the tour.
• To pick up and drop off the customers to their lodges.
• To help and to support the customers. To check and watch them. To pay a close attention to their needs. To provide the adequate winter clothes and boots.
• Talk, interpretation in English and French.
• Equipment maintenance and repairs: Sleds, harness, lines.
• To prepare snacks or lunches for the customers if needed.
• To open and maintain the trail with the snowmobile.

Requirements/Qualifications:
• English and French.
• Experience in a sled dog kennel, minimum 1 full winter season.
• 18 years old minimum.
• Valid Wilderness First Aid and RCR.
• Driver licence with winter driving experience.
• Exceptional attitude with the dogs.
• Good communication skills.
• Good customer service.
• Strong motivation.
• Self-reliant. Should be able to take initiative.
• Responsible.
• Ability to work in team.
• Should like to work outside in all kind of weather condition.
• Ability to work in a cold environment. Temperature could drop under minus 40C.
• Flexibility with the schedule required. Working hours could be early morning, evening or weekend.
• Cooking skills. (Lunches or snacks for the customers).
• Ability to carry 50 pounds.

Contact Information: Marcelle Fressineau

Apply with cover letter, resume, references and a driver's abstract:
By Email: info@alayuk.com

 

 



Details

Positions open: 1
Hours per Week: 35
Wage: $ 17.00/HOUR
Availability:

Full Time Permanent

Application Process

Applicants must include:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • References
  • Drivers Abstract

Apply to: Marcelle Fressineau