career opportunities

Ready to get outside and the west coast life style? Become a Tofian and join the team at West Coast Aquatic Safaris for spring, summer and fall filled with excitement and adventure! WCAS is looking for dynamic, motivated & enthusiastic individuals for the following positions:

Any knowledge in Spanish, French, German or Dutch an asset for all Job positions!
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marketing & sales

West Coast Aquatic Safaris is seeking a qualified individual to lead our digital marketing campaign for the 2015 season.

The individual will be responsible for creating and delivering marketing content through each of the WCAS social media streams including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WCAS Blog as well as other online referral websites. This individual will work with the management team to establish goals and identify the appropriate target market for WCAS products and experience.

There will be a focus on increasing online sales, as well as increased engagement with our current and new followers.

During the winter and spring this will be a part time position that may be run from a satellite location and as the season progresses will evolve into a full time position as a part of the sales team in our Tofino office from June to September 15th.

Qualified individuals must have good working knowledge of marketing and sales via social media outlets, an understanding of the eco tourism industry and ability to work as a team.

Please email Resume with a cover letter Subject: “Job Application, Attention: B. Baker”, to our office at info@whalesafaris.com

captain / skipper & guide

Captain of WASCO (12 Passenger Vessel) or NANUQ (36 Passenger Vessel)

  • Principle Responsibilities:
  • Operate 12 passenger Cabin Cruiser
  • Provide information about the local wildlife and culture to your passengers
  • Communicate with front desk with regards schedules and trips
  • Maintain cleanliness throughout assigned boat
  • Fulfill extra tasks when not taking a Safari (i.e. Construction, maintenance & general upkeep throughout facility)

Skills, qualities and experience required:

  • MED A1 & A2
  • SVOP Certification (Prefer Master Limited 60ton)
  • Marine CPR certification
  • Mechanical skills an asset
  • Strong work ethic & ability to take initiative
  • Very organized, outgoing and reliable

Please email Resume with a cover letter Subject: “Job Application, Attention: B. Baker”, to our office at info@whalesafaris.com

deckhand & guide

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Marine CPR certification & First Aid
  • Crew on a 36 passenger vessel (NANUQ) Communicate with office with regards to shifts and scheduling
  • Capable and willing to work some shifts in sales in our office
  • Help to maintain cleanliness throughout assigned boat
  • Fulfill extra tasks when not needed to crew on the boat (i.e. Construction, Maintenance & General upkeep throughout facility)

Skills, qualities and experience required:

  • Marine CPR certification & First Aid
  • Strong work ethic & ability to take initiative
  • Very organized, outgoing and reliable

Please email Resume with a cover letter Subject: “Job Application, Attention: B. Baker”, to our office at info@whalesafaris.com

office & sales staff

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Work in Charter Office environment
  • Provide information about the tours West Coast Aquatic Safaris’ offers
  • Communicate directly with guests and resorts
  • Communicate proficiently with drivers and crew
  • Maintain cleanliness throughout inside and outside of office
  • Fulfill extra tasks when not taking a Safari (i.e. Construction, Maintenance & General upkeep throughout facility)

Skills, qualities and experience required:

  • Communication skills
  • Public relation skills
  • Sales skills
  • Computer skills: Windows / OS X, MS Office
  •  Strong work ethic & ability to take initiative
  •  Very organized, outgoing and reliable

Please email Resume with a cover letter Subject: “Job Application, Attention: B. Baker”, to our office at info@whalesafaris.com