Tour Guide Supervisor

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Job Posting

Website Vancouver Water Adventures

Description: NOC Code: 5

Company Operation Name: Vancouver Water Adventures

Company Business Address: 1812 Boatlift Lane, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6H 3Y2

Title of Position: Tour Guide Supervisor

Start Date April 24, 2021

4 positions available

Job Duties:

Supervisory Responsibilities Include but not limited to:

·       Supervise the development and compliance of all policies and procedures as needed.

·       Develop and implement training schedule, equipment repair and store strategies to ensure the shop operates efficiently

·       Ensure customer issues are managed appropriately.

·       Supervise shop staff, including hiring, scheduling, training, and performance reviews.

·       Monitor and maintain quality control systems, including equipment maintenance productivity and staff efficiency

·       Participate in events coordination

Tour Guide Responsibilities:

·       Leading clients on Water Sports Tour Excursions

·       Teaching clients from beginner to advanced levels on certain water sports

·       Fitting clients with safety equipment

·       Monitoring all safety regulations and practices

·       Narrating during the tour of all historical, interesting and relevant facts

Terms of Employment: Full-Time, 2 years

Language of Work: English

Wage: $19 per hour

Benefits: basic medical and dental benefits

Location of Work: Vancouver, British Columbia

Contact Information: Email

Skills Requirements:


·       Paddle Canada Stand up Paddle Instructors certification

·       Paddle Canada level 1 skills Sea Kayak certification or equivalent

·       80 hr first aid (OFA level 3 or wilderness first responder)

·       SVOP

·       VHF Radio Op Certificate

·       SDV-BS

Required Education: At least 1 year of post secondary education.


Required Work Experience:

·       4-5 years of tour guiding experience or equivalent relevant experience

·       2 seasons of experience managing people


All applicants must posses the following Character Qualities:


·       Enjoy working as a team yet more than capable to handle tasks alone

·       Outgoing, highly motivated, punctual, friendly, approachable and HARD WORKING

·       Passionate about showcasing Vancouver’s beauties and landscape to tourists/locals alike

·       Maintain an understanding of safety regulation importance

·       Self-motivated, competent, confident and empathetic

·       Ability to work collaboratively and communicate with other employees, customers, and general public

Required Qualifications:


·       Strong organizational skills and ability to delegate and prioritize while managing multiple projects simultaneously

·       Commitment to open and direct communication

·       Demonstrated understanding of financial responsibility




Job posting end date : 2021-01-31

To apply for this job email your details to