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Sea Kayak Day Guide / Lodge Host

We are seeking a certified Level 1 SKGABC guide to be part of a small team that provides kayak guiding and guest services at Discovery Islands Lodge, near Surge Narrows at the remote north end of Quadra Island. Discovery Islands Lodge is owned and operated by Coast Mountain Expeditions, a local/family company that has been operating since 1987.
 
The “Day Guide & Lodge Host” job is a full-time position. You will primarily work with a crew of 2-3 people leading half and full-day kayak tours in the Surge Narrows Marine Park, but will also help with lodge duties, including assisting the lodge host with breakfast preparation, renting equipment, and providing information to lodge guests.
 
Basic on-site shared accommodation is provided – no commute! – and you’ll be living a stone’s throw from a tidal rapids playground, hiking trails and swimming lakes. Your co-workers are experienced, friendly and enthusiastic individuals who make work fun – and play hard when there’s time. Our ideal candidate is personable, attentive to detail, and eager to be part of a dedicated team. Knowledge of coastal marine ecology is an asset.
 
Season: June – late September (start and end dates somewhat flexible).
5 days/week
 
Please send your cover letter and resume to: discovery@coastmtn.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
 
 

Lodge Host

We are seeking an energetic individual to fill a part-time Lodge Host position at our kayak-friendly B&B: Discovery Islands Lodge. We are located near Surge Narrows at the remote north end of Quadra Island, BC. Discovery Islands Lodge is owned and operated by Coast Mountain Expeditions, a local/family company that has been operating since 1987.

The Lodge Host job is a part-time position (3 consecutive days/week). As the caretaker of the bed & breakfast, you will be responsible for breakfast preparation (for 18-20 people), welcoming guests, billings & payments, general cleaning, laundry and room changeovers, kayak rentals, as well as serving as a source of local knowledge for guests. You will have some assistance from two other full-time lodge staff who live on-site (who are primarily kayak guides).

Living on-site is not a requirement for this position, although basic overnight accommodation is available during the 3-day shift. Our ideal candidate is personable, attentive to detail, enthusiastic about wilderness exploration, and eager to be part of a dedicated team. Preference will be given to candidates hoping to return for multiple seasons as well as to those who have local knowledge of the area.

Season: June – September (start and end dates somewhat flexible). 3 days (24 hours)/week, with the potential for more. This is an early-morning shift: 7:00am – 3:30pm.

Please send your cover letter and resume to: discovery@coastmtn.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.