Skills Snowmobile Operations Guide near Saanich (BC)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a snowmobile operations guide in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Outdoor sport and recreational guides (NOC 64322).


  • Escort groups on outdoor sport and recreational trips
  • Assemble camping gear and supplies
  • Operate and maintain firearms
  • Advise on specific regulations such as hunting and fishing laws and boating regulations, follow environmental guidelines and prevent violations
  • Operate and maintain watercraft
  • Operate off-road vehicles
  • Plan trips
  • Operate photographic and video equipment
  • Prepare meals
  • Operate communication (including emergency) devices
  • Set up and take down camps
  • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
  • Maintain equipment
  • Provide outdoor, wilderness and wildlife instruction
  • Handle and care for livestock
  • Orienteering and/or survival
  • Prevent legislation violations
  • Set up emergency shelters
  • Address customers' complaints or concerns
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Serving Others
  • Protecting and Enforcing
  • Treating People/Animals
Communication Help - Communication
  • Teaching and Training
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Planning
Management Help - Management
  • Co-ordinating and Organizing
  • Leading and Motivating


Communications and Transportation Help - Communications and Transportation
  • Transportation
Law and Public Safety Help - Law and Public Safety
  • Public Safety and Security
Social Sciences and Arts Help - Social Sciences and Arts
  • Geography
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Client Service
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