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Posted: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 4:13 PM

Canyon Ranch is true health and wellness. We broke ground in Tucson and the category in 1979, and have been leading the way ever since. Expanding our role and our reach.
We are more than just a day at the spa or a one-week vacation. We are the promise of an enhanced life. At Canyon Ranch, our guests expect a transformation of state. But what they experience is a transformation of self. Becoming stronger. Healthier. In tune. Empowered. Truly well. Can you see yourself as part of this.
As a Colleague at Canyon Ranch we will inspire you, challenge you and help you evolve. Isn t that how all successful careers start? Please introduce yourself to us and allow us to get to know you. Our philosophy includes a safe and healthy environment through maintaining a drug free workplace and smoke free.
We have the perfect job for you as a Outdoor Sports Guide in our Tucson, AZ location.
The Outdoor Sports Guides are primarily responsible for the safety and enjoyment of guests participating in Canyon Ranch hikes and bike rides. The position is supervised by the Manager of Outdoor Sports, and in the absence of the Manager, by the Outdoor Sports Administrator or Biking Coordinator. Outdoor Sports Guides must be willing to take direction from Senior Guides and the Manager as part of the training and instruction period to learn trails and to gain an understanding of Department Operations. Guides at all times present a positive and professional image to staff and guests and adhere to Canyon Ranch standards for guest service.
* Does pre-event preparation.
* Instructs guests in proper operation of bicycles, safe and efficient cycling techniques and proper hiking techniques.
* Operates a 15-passenger van, at times pulling a large bike trailer
* Lead and tail guides maintain ongoing communication via radio; periodically regroups guests in order to effectively and safely manage group experience.
* Does post-event cleanup of packs and vans; returns equipment, keys, etc. Completes closing procedures.
Position is approximately 19 hours per week
Must be available to work as early as 6am during the summer and 7am during the winter
Must be available to work a minimum of 3 days per week _(Schedule is required to include at least 1 weekend day and 2 weekdays per week)_
* **_Education:_** ** **
* Must possess a bachelor s degree or equivalent life experience.
* **_Certification/License:_** ** **
* Must attend the required number of training modules provided by Human Resources and the Outdoor Sports Department in first aid, natural history, and problem solving.
* Must obtain CPR and First Aid certification within one month of employment and maintain current certification.
* Must possess a valid Arizona driver s license with no moving violations for the previous three years.
* **_Experience:_** ** **
* Must be 21 years of age or older.
* **_Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:_**
* Must be physically able to lead or tail a minimum of three hikes per week over rocky and steep terrain.
* Must have a good sense of direction and an ability to follow hiking trails in the wilderness or bike routes on metropolitan streets. Must be able to commit to memory at least three dozen hiking or biking trails, including trailheads, trail forks, intersections, regroup points, meal stops, turnaround points, points of natural or historical interest, and other details.
* Must be able to carry a backpack weighing approximately 25 pounds on hikes ranging from 4 to 22 miles, and at durations of 2 to 8 hours at elevation gains from 300 ft. to 5000 ft.
* Must be able to ride a bike at least 15 miles carrying 10 pounds of equipment, including hills such as Sabino Canyon or Mt. Lemmon Highway.
**About Canyon Ranch**
**Benefits matter. We believe the experiences that motivate our guests to transform themselves are equally import to everyone who works here. As a colleague at Canyon Ranch you may have:**
* Access to dozens of fitness, movement classes and lectures every day
* Use of the gym and everything that goes with it
* You may buy wearable fitness technology and other products that motivate at our cost through convenient payroll deductions
* Reduced tuition to the Life Enhancement Program in Tucson for colleagues and their family members at up to a 90% discount
* Medical plan with generous plan coverage at affordable contribution levels
* Dental plans that fit your needs and cover services most colleagues can really use
* Pharmacy coverage for prescriptions that includes no-copay for certain medications
* Well Credit program which allows colleagues to earn significant discounts on their contribution amount as a reward for living a healthy lifestyle
* Vision plans for colleagues and their dependents who wear corrective lenses
* Flexible spending accounts
* Short term and long term disability plans
* Ability to purchase additional life insurance for colleagues and their dependents beyond what Canyon Ranch already provides
* 401(k) retirement savings plan with matching contributions
* Employee Assistance Plan for colleagues and family members
* Vacation -Sick-Holiday
* Lifeline Loans
*Location:* Tucson, AZ Resort
*Division:* Spa
*Internal status:* PT
*Anticipated hrs/week:* Less than 20
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