Opportunities available for the remainder of the 2022 season, as well as next season starting March 2023
Wage dependent on experience ~ $30/hr

Spicers is seeking a Trail Guide for Luxury 4 day Hiking Tours in World Heritage Rainforests.


  • Creating safe and engaging walking experiences for guests of small group all-inclusive walking adventures
  • Hiking 60+ km over four days, not only leading the way but leading the experience through accurate & insightful interpretation, positive energy and the creation of a cohesive group
  • Delivering accurate, engaging & informative interpretation on a range of topics
  • Dynamic risk assessments of ever-changing environments and responsibility for emergency and first aid response
  • Assessing weather and conditions to determine the safest and most enjoyable routes
  • When not on trail contributing to general duties such as assisting with food and beverage service and preparation at camps. Supporting a camp host in the mornings and evenings (washing dishes and assisting with hospitality roles)
  • Pre/post-preparation tasks, including cleaning & organising equipment
  • Days are usually from 6.30 am to 7:45 pm, with one hour break and allowances for overnight duty.

Selection Criteria:

  • At least two years of experience as a guide
  • Certificate IV in Outdoor Recreation/Leadership or similar hard skill qualifications preferred
  • Wilderness First Aid Qualifications or similar
  • Food Handling (prefered or willing to obtain)
  • Manual Driver’s Licence
  • Light Rigid Truck licence or higher
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol (QLD).

Careers at Spicers

  • A career at Spicers is more than our beautiful locations, perks and ongoing career development
  • Our core values of happy, humble and smart are what set us apart from the rest
  • We are joy creators and memorable moment makers
  • We are all about working with amazing people to create special connections with our guests – turning a trip away into something they’ll never forget.
  • We are committed to supporting our team to achieve their goals by offering the essential ingredients and winning recipes for success
  • We regularly celebrate our triumphs with great food, fine wine and good humour (not to mention 2 free stays each year to treat yourself and a friend to a break!).

For more information or to apply, please contact scenicrimtrail@spicersretreats.com

Applications close when a suitable candidate is appointed.


To apply for this job email your details to scenicrimtrail@spicersretreats.com.