Job opportunities for 2014
Skyline Trail Rides
Skyline Trail Rides is a small family oriented outfitting business operating in Jasper National Park and owned by the Flato’s for the last 23 years.The services offered to guests includes guided 3-day pack trips to our backcountry lodge located on the famous Skyline Trail ,hiker accommodation, and meals.
Horseback Riding Guides
Will guide groups on hourly trail rides daily. Duties include tacking horses, cleaning barn and training colts if you have required colt expertise.
Wrangler/Backcountry Packer (July & August)
Responsible for packing and leading a pack string of horses in very steep mountain terrain. Must have knowledge in horse health care, good horsemanship and previous experience as packer.
On top of your daily tasks as a trail guide or wrangler/packer and if you have the required qualifications, you could end up training young Canadian Horses throughout the summer.
Backcountry Cook Manager (July & August)
Backcountry Cook Assistant (July & August)
Responsible for the cooking, housekeeping and menu planning for Shovel Pass Lodge, located on Skyline Trail. Lodge capacity is 7 cabins and 18 guests. Must be able to ride horses to go in and out of camp, stay at the lodge for most of the summer with a few days off every 2-3 weeks.
• All employees must have a valid First Aid Certificate.
• Western riding and horsemanship experience is necessary.
• Packer will have priority if they have shoeing experience.
• Experience in a tourist environment or previous work with public.
• Physically fit and being able to work outside in all kind of weather.
• Minimum age is 18 years old.
If you are interested in any of those positions, please forward a copy of your resume , a cover letter outlining your horse experience .
Please send your resume via email .