Municipality of the County of Inverness

Inverness County Trail Ambassador

2 Positions Available

The Municipality of the County of Inverness is looking for ambitious, energetic, and mature students to join the team as Trail Ambassador. The Trails Ambassador will provide guided hikes and education to both residents and visitors. The Great Trail will be highlighted, and Ambassadors will offer hikes that demonstrate the importance of leave no trace principals as well as eco hiking practices “Take Only Pictures, Leave Only Footprints”. Hiking/ Trail Biking is a social event as much as it is an outdoor adventure. The Trail Ambassadors will be the catalysts that make the event an experience. They do this through the energy they put into the trip. Not just the physical energy, but the social energy. Trail Ambassadors have strong social skills. They care about people and are sensitive to their needs and wellbeing of a hiking/cycling group. They are entertaining, engaging, and fun to be with.

Required Skills:

  • Hike Nova Scotia Field Leader
  • CAN Bike Training/Sprockids Training
  • First Aid
  • Love and respect nature and the outdoors
  • Adaptable, flexible and reliable
  • Advanced knowledge of the natural history, flora and fauna of the area
  • Social and outgoing with good public speaking skills
  • Experience working with children and youth an asset
  • Understanding of recycling practices
  • Knowledgeable in Leave No Trace principles
  • Bilingual (an asset)

Note: Candidates with some of the above noted and or other relevant certifications, as well as the appropriate wilderness leadership and risk management training and interpersonal skills who are willing to get the required certification will be considered.

Please send a copy of your resume along with a cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for the team to: by 4:00pm on May 31th, 2019.


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