Job description Snowmobile Operations Guide near Saanich (BC)

Find out what work is like for a snowmobile operations guide in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Outdoor sport and recreational guides (NOC 64322).

Outdoor sport and recreational guides


Outdoor sport and recreational guides organize and conduct trips or expeditions for sports enthusiasts, adventurers, tourists and resort guests. They are employed by private companies and resorts or may be self-employed.

Job duties

  • Plan itinerary for trip or expedition and arrange transportation or transport individuals or group to site
  • Assemble and inspect necessary equipment and supplies, such as camping gear, hot air balloon, rafts, life jackets, fishing tackle and food
  • Lead or escort individuals or groups and advise on safety and emergency measures, techniques and the use of equipment
  • Provide instruction for activities such as canoeing, rafting and mountain climbing
  • Advise on specific laws and regulations for activities such as hunting, fishing and boating
  • Follow environmental guidelines and prevent violations
  • Provide first aid in emergency situations
  • May prepare meals for group and set up camp.

Job titles

  • canoeing guide
  • dude wrangler
  • fishing guide
  • hot air balloonist
  • hunting guide
  • mountain climbing guide
  • outdoor guide
  • outfitter
  • rafting guide

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