Overview

We are seeking motivated and experienced outdoor guides to join our guiding team on the Larapinta Trail for an immediate start.

Attractive day rates + remote living and travel allowances offered.

Required qualifications*

  • Current Wilderness First Aid or higher such as Wilderness First Responder or Expedition Medicine
  • Current CPR certificate
  • Current Light Rigid Driver’s licence including Public Passenger Vehicle accreditation (H endorsement)
  • Food Handling Level I certificate
  • 4WD driving experience and/or training

* These qualifications need to be held prior to commencement of employment.

Who we are
Trek Larapinta is an award-winning ecotourism trekking operator specialising in small group walking holidays. Established in 1998, Trek Larapinta is a local pioneer of small group trekking tours on the Larapinta Trail.

About the role

  • Full tour guiding services on the Larapinta Trail on vehicle supported trips
  • Facilitate a high level of interpretation with the main focus on each individual guest being able to reconnect and create a sense of place in the wilderness
  • Preparation of high-quality meals and associated catering and hospitality
  • Tour preparation and clean up as required and directed
  • 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

  • Experience on the Larapinta Trail
  • Established and relevant outdoor experience (log book an advantage)
  • Enthusiasm to share the wilderness with our guests
  • Excellent customer service skills and experience delivery
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Desire to contribute positively to a team environment
  • Flexibility with the ability to adapt.

Desired qualifications

  • Tertiary qualifications in tour guiding, outdoor or environmental studies are highly regarded (for example, Certificate III or IV in Guiding or Outdoor Recreation).

To apply please send an up-to-date resume and cover letter to: teamtrek@trektoursaustralia.com.au.

Applications close when suitable candidates are appointed.