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The trip was awesome! Granny visited our boat up close and personal! The guide was wonderful and we loved the education and to know that part of our money goes to help the whales, Thanks

Patty & Ken Swanson – Arizona

Job Opportunities

Wild Whales Vancouver offers unforgettable whale watching excursions to guests from all corners of the world. Highly recommended on Trip-Advisor and a favourite outfitter among local wildlife enthusiasts, we take pride in our exceptional customer service and satisfaction, high safety standards, and our fun and exciting work environment.

 

Captains/Skippers

We are looking for captains to join our hard-working, supportive, congenial team for the remainder of our fast paced summer/fall season (July through October). Part time or full time positions are available starting immediately (or at the applicant’s earliest convenience).
 
Successful candidates will have the following:
 
– Valid 60 Ton Master Ltd. certification or higher
– Strong navigational skills and a high level of safety awareness
– Comfortable taking a leadership role on board a vessel, especially during an emergency
– Knowledge and navigational experience of the Pacific Northwest Coast and Salish Sea including: Howe Sound, the Strait of Georgia, the Canadian Southern Gulf Islands, and American San Juan Islands
– Ability to work as an effective member of a team environment
 
Additional assets include:
 
– Basic mechanical knowledge
– Experience manoeuvring 40 ft vessels 
– Knowledge of/experience with jet propelled vessels
– Knowledge of whale/wildlife behaviour and/or experience manoeuvring vessels around wildlife
– Knowledge of Pacific Whale Watch Association guidelines
– An acute environmental awareness and passion for conservation
– Outgoing, friendly, team-oriented personality 
– Strong problem-solving abilities and critical thinking skills
– Flexible schedule
– Bilingual
 
Please apply via email (info@whalesvancouver.com) including a resume/list of relevant certifications. Compensation dependent on experience. 
 
 
 

Mechanics

We are looking for mechanics to join our hard-working, supportive, congenial team for the remainder of our fast paced summer/fall season (July through October). Part time positions are available starting immediately (or at the applicant’s earliest convenience).
 
Successful candidates will have the following:
 
– Strong knowledge/background of vessel maintenance and other mechanical competency
– Auto-mechanics who are eager to learn about boat/vessel engines are encouraged to apply
– Strong problem-solving abilities and critical thinking skills
– Ability to work as an effective member of a team environment
 
Additional assets include:
 
– Experience with YANMAR engines/vessel maintenance
– Valid 60 Ton Master Ltd. certification or higher
– Experience manoeuvring 40 ft vessels 
– Knowledge of/experience with jet propelled vessels
– An acute environmental awareness and passion for conservation
– Outgoing, friendly, team-oriented personality 
– Flexible schedule
– Bilingual
 
Please apply via email (info@whalesvancouver.com) including a resume/list of relevant certifications. Compensation dependent on experience. 
 
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