Tour Guide - Summer 2022

  • Ziptrek
  • Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jan 13, 2022

Job Description

Why Ziptrek?

It's a fun job; we pay you to Zipline! Our guides are the foundation of our business and our renowned guest experience; we look to them to deliver safe, energized, and confidence-inspiring tours. We bring adventure and awareness of the natural environment to the beautiful mountains of Whistler Blackcomb, the best office in Whistler. It's not just a job but a lifestyle that provides you with a great environment to work, live and explore.

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Life of a Tour Guide

A Tour Guide will lead guests through various zipline and canopy adventures while enriching their understanding of the local environment. The goal is to create confidence with guests while inspiring sustainable change in their everyday lives.

Qualities of a Tour Guide

  • Integrity. We put an enormous amount of time into training and developing our team. In return, we rely on you to show up and deliver the experience we are renowned for.
  • Tree Hugger. You're a nature enthusiast with a keen interest in environmental stewardship.
  • Safety Focused. You understand safety and minimizing risk is our #1 priority - fun is a close second! All Guides require 16 hour First Aid and CPR certified.
  • Natural Storyteller. With your winning personality and distinctive flair for telling stories, you'll entertain and educate our guests, guided by the natural step.
  • Zest for Life. You're outgoing and genuinely enjoy helping people. You're stoked about being active outside, no matter the weather!
  • Strong. Doing physical work outdoors for up to 10 hours while delivering highly interactive tour requires strength and energy. Must be able to lift 80 lbs.

Our Work Perks:
  • It's a fun job; we pay you to Zipline!
  • Increased hourly wages, starting at $18.25 per hour
  • Extended health benefits after 3 months of full-time employment.
  • Time for Play. We love adventure. Four-day work weeks to maximize your weekends.
  • Opportunities for growth.
  • Product Discounts for apparel, dining, and ziplining. (and other perks)
  • Family. We'll be your work family with extended cousins in Quebec & New Zealand.

We are a guest-focused business that is seasonal in nature - during peak times we may call on our team to get outside, work additional hours and do whatever it takes to deliver the experience we are renowned for.


We have identified that COVID-19 is a risk to the health and safety of our workers and others affected by our work. We consider that vaccination is a safe and effective way to minimize the risk of infection and transmission of COVID-19 at work.

Therefore it is a condition of your employment that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with the current guidance of the Ministry of Health or its successor at the commencement of your employment. You must remain fully vaccinated throughout your employment.

Please contact us if you would like to view our full COVID-19 Vaccination Policy prior to submitting your application.

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