Columbia Icefield Jasper Interpretive Guide

Pursuit Collection
Jasper, AB
$21 an hour - Seasonal, Full-time
Pursuit Collection
Jasper, AB
$21 an hour

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$21 an hour
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Jasper, AB

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Discounted or free food

Full job description
What will be your daily pursuit?:
As an Interpretive Guide, you will educate and help create lasting memories for every guest that comes to the Columbia Icefield.

This fun summer role begins April 29 and runs until October 14
The starting salary for this position is $21.00 per hour.
What perks can you expect?:
$17.50 per day housing and meals (based on double occupancy)
$500 referral bonus for each peer referred.
Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe
Work experience in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring location
Free access to Pursuit attractions for staff and family, send a friend at half the price!
Discounted hotel stays under Pursuit’s lodging offerings, and discounted food & beverage and retail experiences
The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends
Access to subsidized mental health and wellness resources
Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations
Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks
What will you do in this job?:
Delivering exceptional interpretive information to guests from around the world
Providing guests with a guided tour experience on our Athabasca Glacier in a vehicle or at the Skywalk. Can be anywhere from a 30 minute to 2 hour tour.
Rotating through various interpretive stations.
Performing 10 – 15-minute presentations to large groups
Being proactive with maintenance issues and safety concerns
Helping load and unload shuttle buses when needed.
Reporting safety issues to the Manager and Supervisor in a timely manner
Validating tickets and sales as guests arrive to the attraction
Distributing Audio Tours to guests
Maintaining a high level of cleanliness of the entire attraction
Other duties as assigned by your employer.
What skills and experience do you need for this job?:
Organization and time management skills are a must, but a passion for making a difference for each guest is the most important aspect of this position!
Able to stay busy and always seek out the next task.
Energetic individuals with a passion for the mountains and everything about the area!
Must get excited at the idea of living and working in a remote (yet very social) environment.
Able to work both independently and in our team-based environment.
A fantastic sense of humor as well as a friendly, mature, energetic personality
Charismatic and comfortable with speaking to large groups
Previous interpretive guiding experience an asset
Able to stand and work outside in varying mountain weather conditions (snow, rain, wind, hail) for the entire duration of an 8-hour shift.
Commitment to becoming an interpretive expert and ambassador through the completion of a 4-day interpretive training program (provided upon starting employment)
Guest service-oriented mindset and a passion for delivering memorable experiences.
Class 5 Canadian driver’s license (with clean abstract) an asset but not required.
Ability to think on the fly and outside the box to solve problems with a positive attitude.
Must meet Pursuit grooming and appearance standards.
To honor our commitment to be “Always Honest” all employees must consent to a criminal record check.
Standard First-Aid or higher an asset
What will your work environment be like?:
Beautiful. You’ll work in an iconic, unforgettable and inspiring locations. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun!
Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around our amazing properties.
Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog.
Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required
This job description describes this role at a high level, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole.

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. This job is based in Alberta, Canada. Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work in Canada is required.
Equal Employment Opportunity Information

Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Pursuit places a high value on diverse backgrounds and experiences, recognizing that they serve as catalysts for creativity and innovation. We encourage individuals who are eligible to work in Canada to apply and join our inclusive team!

We are working to eliminate barriers for applicants and team members from equity-deserving groups. If you can’t apply online or need accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact our Talent & Acquisition Team at
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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