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Please list all current certifications & licenses.
Please list other certifications and licenses.
List your last three employers, positions held, dates worked and reason for leaving.
List your highest level of education, earned degrees and relevant certifications.
Outline in detail your professional experience in guiding, instructing and/or outdoor education. Include any trips/routes that you have done in GITW service areas.
Outline in detail your personal outdoor adventure experience including canyoneering, mountaineering, backpacking, yoga and expedition experience. Include any trips/routes that you have done in GITW service areas.
Why do you want to work for Get In The Wild?
What personality traits or qualities do you possess that would make you an exceptional guide/instructor? What makes you stand out from the rest?
Give at least one example in which as a leader of others in the backcountry, you assessed and managed a potentially hazardous situation?
What do you think is the most challenging aspect of being a guide/instructor?
What do you think is the most rewarding aspect of being a guide/instructor?
This position requires a high level of physical fitness, strength, endurance and stamina. Please describe how you would prepare yourself physically to meet these requirements.
List all gear that you own that is relevant to being a guide/instructor.
What is your professional plan for the next five years?
How long can you commit to work for GITW? When are you available to guide during the year and for how long?
What languages do you speak fluently, or conversationally?
Guides and instructors for GITW caravan to the trailhead in their personal vehicle. What make and model of vehicle do you have?
Do you know anyone that works or has worked for GITW?
How did you learn about GITW?
From our website, which trips, trip styles, courses and destinations interest you as a guide?
Please describe the menu you would serve to a group of four guests for both a single-day canyoneering trip and a multi-day backpacking trip?
Please summarize your regional knowledge (geography, geology, biology, natural history, etc.) of the service areas in which you are applying and how this relates to our various program offerings.
List the name, email address, phone number and your association of three professional references.
Please upload your resume, cover letter, and any other documents relevant to your application. Please note, we will not consider any applications that do not at least have a resume and cover letter attached.
Is there any additional information you would like to provide us about yourself, your background, or anything we may have missed?