• Outdoor Sports Guide

    Job Locations US-MA-Lenox
    Job ID
    2019-1734
    Category
    Outdoor Sports
    Type
    On Call
  • Overview

     

    Canyon Ranch® has been a trailblazer and an industry-leading proponent of the wellness lifestyle since its founding in 1979, operating the world's most celebrated collection of life-enhancement properties, holistic living developments, and complementary brand extensions. Ushering in its 40th Anniversary this year, Canyon Ranch has imparted integrative expertise to millions of guests on land, at sea and in the air. With established wellness destination resorts in Tucson, Arizona and Lenox, Massachusetts, the brand’s first foray into California introduces Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat – Woodside. Slated to open in summer 2019, the company’s first retreat model will offer guests highly-sensory, personalized wellness sojourns and thoughtfully-curated programs embracing multiple themes. In addition, Canyon Ranch operates the world’s largest day spa at The Venetian® hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada and 22 Canyon Ranch at Sea® wellness facilities onboard luxury cruise ships:  Cunard Cruise Line, Oceania® Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, and on Celebrity Cruises®. Canyon Ranch is a 13-time winner of Travel + Leisure’s Best Spa Award, an 11-time recipient of the Condé Nast Traveler Best Destination Spa Award, and both wellness resorts were named in the 2019 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels rankings.

     

    Responsibilities

    As an Outdoor Sports Guide,you will play the role of an “ambassador of fun”, engaging our guests, keeping them entertained and safe. You will be introducing both locals and tourists to the area’s unique and popular attractions and activities. You will  also instruct guests in proper operation of bicycles, safe and efficient cycling techniques and proper hiking techniques. You will operate a 15-passenger van, at times pulling a large bike trailer. Our tours are generally on the smaller/ more intimate side of less than 7 people, but can also be larger with multiple guides, so you have to like both working independently and working effectively as part of a team. 

     

    Qualifications

    Having a Bachelors Degree is a plus but not required, though a High School Diploma or GED is necessary. 

    It is preferred that you have 2+ years of experience in guiding, recreation, sports or customer service.

    You will need to be 21 years of age or older and have a valid state driver's license with no moving violations for the previous 3 years.

    Required to work one weekend day.

    You absolutely, positively need to enjoy spending time with people and being able to carry the conversation easily and engagingly. if you have a background, interest or skills in bicycling, that is a huge plus. 

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