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Licensed Fishing Guide Wanted:

Seasonal Position: Approximately June 1st - Aug 15th

JOB DESCRIPTION: 

AK eXpeditions is looking for a top notch guide for the upcoming fishing season. Alaskan residency required for this fishery. The guide candidate must be able to present himself or herself in a professional manner, be well spoken, clean cut, and articulate.  Having a good sense of humor, upbeat and positive attitude is key in providing our clients with an amazing charter regardless of fishing success. Our charters run at capacity during the peak season and this demands hard work both on and off the water.  We run charters seven days a week based on client bookings and fishery openings. In your off time you may wish to explore the area, fish, ride ATVs, hike, or visit, Valdez, McCarthy, or Kennecott Mine, etc. 

Fish camp is on the Copper River adjacent to Wrangell St. Ellis National Park. Base camp for the guides will consist of wall tent with generator power and cots. The camp is on the road system so if you have you're own camper you'd be able to set it up.

 GUIDE REQUIREMENTS:

***ALASKA RESIDENTS ONLY***

1. U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) OUPV 6-pack license
2. Swift water experience
3. Current first aid/CPR/AED Certification
4. Clean driving record and current license
5. Become amember of USCG drug testing consortium.

6. Alaska DF&G guide license
7. Alaska DF&G fishing license with King Stamp


GENERAL DUTIES:

1. Safely operate charter with clients for Sockeye and King Salmon
2. Assist clients as needed to ensure maximum fishing time
3. Offload daily catch to client coolers
4. Clean and refuel boat at the end of each charter
5. Mend gear as needed for the next charter
6. General camp duties as needed

 PREFERENCES:

1.Swift water experience
2.Tobacco free
3.AK DF&G Guide Business Owner/Guide (Perform as Subcontractor vs Employee)

The successful candidate can be guided through the process of obtaining both licenses (USCG & KRGA) above. Wages are DOE  and based per charter.  We would prefer to hold in person or phone interviews now for the upcoming season. Contact Mark for a more detailed description of job requirements. 

Please email with cover letter and resume. info@ak-x.com