Adventure Guide

As the premier adventure travel outfitter on the Central Coast since 1998, we operate three companies under one roof: (1) Santa Barbara Adventure Company, (2) Channel Islands Adventure Company and (3) Santa Barbara Wine Country Tours. We offer a vast variety of activities in and around Santa Barbara — sea cave kayaking, wine tasting, surf & SUP lessons, snorkeling, and more! Needless to say, our guides never get bored! SBACo company culture is second to none. We find strength in diversity and welcome professionals of all generations, genders, ethnicities, backgrounds, and lifestyles. We care about the environment and it’s our mission to help expose others to the great outdoors & the importance of conservation. 
 

Desired Skills:
• Outstanding customer service
• Excellent communication skills 
• Leadership & Group Management 
• Commercial Guiding
• Team building Facilitation 
• Environmental stewardship 
• Interpretation or storytelling 
• First Aid/CPR certification (WFR and WFA preferred) 
• Commercial driver’s license preferred 
 
Desired Experience: 
• Sea kayaking 
• Team building 
• Surf lessons 
• SUP lessons 
• Wine Tours 
• Environmental Education 
• High Ropes/Rock-climbing 
 
Schedule: 
Our busy season stretches from February – November. Scheduling preference is given to those with a flexible schedule and full-time availability for the duration of the full season. Attendance at required training for new hires is required for employment. New hires unavailable to start prior to the Spring are considered on a rolling basis for Memorial Day – Mid-October. Ability to camp overnight in remote settings and work consecutive days is required. 
 
Working Conditions: 
 Guides will spend long hours in the field lifting heavy equipment and exerting energy during activities. 
 Field locations vary and may include hot, sunny, windy, wet and otherwise wild and remote locations. 
 
We offer competitive pay, tour discounts for friends and family, end of season bonuses, career & training development opportunities for personal & industry growth, seasonal company-wide celebrations, and a fun work environment. Plus, our staff gets access to industry pro deals at many amazing outdoor outfitters!
 

Job Status: Part-Time

Shift: Day,Evening