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Snowshoe Guide

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Part-Time Seasonal

Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, South Main Street, Stowe, VT, USA

Job Description

We are taking applications for part-time seasonal snowshoe guides for the coming winter. If you want to spend time outside in the beautiful Vermont winter, do not mind working hard, and are a positive person, we can teach you the specific skills you will need.

Preferred knowledge and skills include outdoor leadership experience and First Aid/ CPR training. The ability to work weekends and holidays is an essential part of our business. We have day and nighttime positions available. We are looking for a season-long commitment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications

  • Be familiar with snowshoes, poles, headlamps, stoves, and other outdoor equipment

  • Be familiar with the terrain and trails where tours are held

  • Have GREAT people skills; ability to lead and entertain diverse ages, abilities, and backgrounds

  • Have knowledge of the outdoors, safety precautions, potential hazards, and emergency protocol

  • Be reliable and committed to work on contracted days

  • Present a well-groomed, professional appearance and demeanor

  • Abide by Umiak policies as stated in the employee contract and manual

Work Hours:

  • Day and Evening positions are available

  • Holidays and Weekends are necessary


  • Outdoor industry pro deals and in-store discounts

  • Personal use of rental equipment

  • Industry Clinics

  • Flexible schedule

Qualifications / Skills:

  • First Aid/CPR

  • Must be able to lift 30lbs overhead

  • Clean driving record

  • Customer Focus

  • Attention to detail

  • Good judgment

  • Handles pressure

About Umiak Outdoor Outfitters

Umiak Outdoor Outfitters is Vermont's year-round top outdoor adventure destination offering a full-service shop with retail sales, safety instruction, tours, rentals, and custom programs.

We are the go-to source for backcountry skiing and snowshoeing. We offer everything needed to tackle the trails, from top-of-the-line equipment to expert advice, and knowledge of the best routes and conditions.

Umiak provides a range of snowshoe tours suited for both novice and intermediate snowshoers, allowing them to explore the stunning Vermont landscape in fun and imformative setting. 

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