Job Opening – Guides/trip Leaders

JOB OPENING
Seeking Costa Rican guides

Description: Seeking Costa Rican guides available to lead trips with teenage student groups.

Requirements:

  • Must be Costa Rican or have valid work permit for Costa Rica.
  • Must have a valid ICT guiding license as well as valid CPR, and 1st aid certifications
  • Wilderness First Responder preferred
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • 21 – 26 years old
  • At least 3 years experience working with teenagers
  • Outdoor education experience

Required:

  • Participation in staff training prior the season

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proactive
  • Excellent problem solver and ability to make efficient decisions and effective judgment calls
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and service
  • Organized, timely, creative, proactive
  • Flexible schedule
  • Aptitude and experience in outdoor activities and sports (hiking, backpacking, sea kayaking, surfing, rafting, ropes, SUP)
  • Knowledge/awareness of local and global environmental issues
  • Positive group management skills

JOB OPENING- SURF INSTRUCTOR

Description: Seeking surf instructors to teach teenagers the wonders of surfing during summer surf programs. All room and board is provided during instruction along with a daily salary. If coming from abroad, airfare is not included.

Requirements:

  • Ample surf and travel experience in Costa Rica
  • Valid CPR and 1st aid certifications
  • Internationally recognized surf instructor license
  • At least 5 years of surfing expertise
  • 2 years of Spanish language courses or the equivalent
  • 20 – 27 years old
  • Willingness to work/reside in remote areas under rustic living conditions
  • Previous experience working with teenagers
  • Must participate in staff training prior the season

Additional Qualifications:

  • Basic Knowledge of oceanography
  • Knowledge/awareness of local and global environmental issues
  • Positive group management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and service
  • Organized, timely, creative, proactive
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