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Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking - Guide/Instructor Application

 
Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking Guides

Have you read the entirety of the ‘What it’s like to work for Sunny Cove’ page? If not, go back and review it before completing this application. Click HERE to go back.

 
General Information
Name *
Name
Phone Number *
Phone Number
Current Address *
Current Address
Are you 21 or older? *
Required for Assistant Guide/Intern positions.
Are you 23 or older? *
Required for Guide positions.
Are you 25 or older? *
Required for driving positions.
Do you have a valid driver's license? *
Can you be in Seward and available for training before May 1st? *
Attendance of training is required for guide positions. No exception can be made for this requirement.
Can you remain in Seward through September 15th? *
Can you provide proof of eligibility to work in the US? *
We cannot sponsor work visas. If you are providing your own visa it must be valid for the entirety of the season.
Do you understand guiding entails repetitive lifting, bending, twisting and requires above average physical fitness? *
Do you understand guiding in Seward often requires working in wet, cold conditions for long periods of time? *
Education Information
Did you graduate High School? *
Did you graduate College? *
Employment History
Employer Address *
Employer Address
Supervisor Name *
Supervisor Name
Supervisor Phone *
Supervisor Phone
May we contact this employer? *
Employer Address *
Employer Address
Supervisor Phone *
Supervisor Phone
May we contact this employer? *
Employer Address *
Employer Address
Supervisor Phone *
Supervisor Phone
May we contact this employer? *
Interpersonal Skills *
Interpersonal Skills
I can follow the leadership of supervisors & senior staff members.
I tend to initiate tasks on my own.
I prefer to perform as a member of a team.
I can perform at a high level while under stress or on a tight schedule.
I tend to get along with all types of personalities.
I know how to effectively resolve a guests complaint.
I can effectively turn a potentially negative situation into a positive situation.
I know how to model high-level behavior to guests and co-workers.
I pay close attention to details and consider myself an organized person.
When I make a mistake I immediately take ownership.
I am comfortable anticipating the needs of guests and co-workers.
I am comfortable living in very close quarters with my co-ed co-workers.
Guiding Skills *
Guiding Skills
I'm proficient with my basic paddling technique.
I am proficient at kayaking self-rescue (paddle float, scramble/cowboy).
I am proficient at kayaking assisted rescue (single to single, single to double, t-rescue).
I am trained in Leave No Trace Ethics.
I am comfortable hiking on variable terrain.
I have strong general interpretation skills.
I have strong Alaska interpretations skills.
I have a strong understanding of wilderness rescue skills.
I am comfortable working long hours in a variety of weather conditions.
I am comfortable with a very physically challenging job.
Certifications
Expiration Date *
Expiration Date
Expiration Date
Expiration Date
Are you willing to obtain a Wilderness First Responder Certification prior to training? *
Required for employment.
Professional References
Do not include friends or family.
Reference Name *
Reference Name
Reference Phone *
Reference Phone
Reference Name *
Reference Name
Reference Phone *
Reference Phone
Reference Name *
Reference Name
Reference Phone *
Reference Phone
I have read through, and understand the information included in the 'What it's like to work for Sunny Cove' page. *
http://www.sunnycove.com/what-its-like-to-work-with-sunny-cove/
I understand my application will not be processed unless I also email a resume and cover letter to stephanie@sunnycove.com. *
I authorize investigation of all statements contained in this application. I understand that misrepresentation of information requested is cause for dismissal. I further understand and agree that my employment is for no definite period and regardless of the date of payment of my wages or salary, may be terminated at any time without cause and without any previous notice. *

Resume and cover letter are required to be considered for employment. A photo and field log are also requested. Please email information to info@sunnycove.com.