Overview

We are seeking motivated and passionate outdoor guides to join the Trek Larapinta team for the upcoming Larapinta season, commencing early April 2019.

Who we are

Trek Larapinta is an award-winning ecotourism trekking operator specialising in small group walking holidays on the Larapinta Trail, within the Tjoritja National Park in Central Australia.

Our aim:

To provide our guests with consistent high-quality ecotourism experiences through small group trekking tours on the Larapinta Trail.

About the role:

  • Full tour guiding services on vehicle / camp supported walking tours on the Larapinta Trail;
  • Facilitate a high level of interpretation with the main focus on each individual guest being able to reconnect and create a sense of place on the Larapinta Trail;
  • Manage and maintain high standards of Trek Larapinta campsites and tour animation components;
  • Preparation of all high-quality meals and associated catering and hospitality;
  • Tour preparation and clean up as required and directed;
  • Tour vehicle, trailer and equipment maintenance and management;
  • Be able to administer wilderness first aid whilst on tour to anyone to whom your duty of care may extend;
  • Maintain safe work place practices for yourself, colleagues, guests and the public; and
  • Demonstrate a “Leave no Trace” commitment and understanding towards ecotourism principles, conservation and the natural and socio-cultural environments we work in. This includes softly educating our guests to be respectful of our unique natural and cultural environments.

We are looking for guides with:

  • Established outdoor guiding experience;
  • A passion for trekking, travel and the outdoors;
  • A passion for Central Australia and trekking;
  • Excellent customer service skills and experience;
  • Strong organisational and time management skills; and
  • Flexible lifestyle.

Required qualifications:

  • Current Wilderness First Aid or higher such as Wilderness First Responder or Expedition Medicine;
  • Current CPR certificate;
  • Current Public Passenger Vehicle accreditation;
  • Light rigid driver’s license; and
  • Food Handling Level 1 certificate.

Desired qualifications:

  • 4WD driver training certificate / license and
  • Tertiary qualifications in tour guiding, tourism or environmental studies.

To apply please send an up to date resume and cover letter to: operations@treklarapinta.com.au

Applications close when all guiding roles have been filled.

Consistent guiding rosters on offer from April through to September 2019.

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