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.