Work with us

Current positions available include:

Tasmanian Walking Company HQ

Quamby Estate, Hagley, Tasmania

Transport Coordinator

We are seeking an enthusiastic professional with fleet management experience to fill our new Transport Coordinator role.

A practical approach and a background in transport logistics of a multi-faceted tourism business will be favourably considered.

The role of Transport Coordinator will be based at our headquarters near Hagley.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Transport logistics
  • Coordinating vehicle fleet maintenance
  • Vehicle certification
  • Administration of transport compliance
  • Liaising with drivers
  • Maintaining general vehicle supplies

The position will be seasonal casual of up to 2 days a week, starting mid-September. For more information, please contact Human Resources at the Tasmanian Walking Company:

Tel: + 61 (0)3 6392 2211


To apply, please forward an introductory cover letter and a current résumé, including professional references, to the email address above.

Tasmanian Walking Company

Tasmanian Walking Company

Guides - Overland Track, Bay of Fires

We are always on the lookout for experienced and talented guides. Guiding applications for the 16/17 walking season are OPEN.

Request your application package and return to us by July 20th. We will be short listing and arranging interviews with prospective guides prior to training.

ONLY short-listed applicants will be contacted for an interview.


Guiding for the Tasmanian Walking Co. is a unique opportunity to work in some of the most pristine wilderness locations in Tasmania and to meet a variety of people from all around the world. Guiding is a challenging job, requiring high levels of responsibility and accountability.

You must be able to work in an open, co-operative team manner with your fellow guide(s) and guests in order to achieve high levels of guest satisfaction.

You will ideally have bush walking experience in Tasmania and Australia; a good knowledge of the National Park you intend to apply for; an ability to share your knowledge and provide interpretation about the area, the flora, fauna, history to individuals and groups of up to ten people; and hospitality experience, including cooking, food preparation, presentation and service.

A solid awareness of group management, safety and risk management is a major component of becoming a guide for the Tasmanian Walking Company.

All guides need to be available to participate in our pre-season training program, which includes an induction day held at our head office and a practical training multi-day program.  Your participation in ongoing training is also required throughout the season.  Our communication and training is taken very seriously and we encourage participation and contributions from all members of the guiding team.


REQUIRED qualifications for ALL guides (all AUS nationally recognised)

Cradle Mountain Huts

  • Current Applied First Aid Certificate (Workplace Level II)
  • Current CPR certificate
  • Food Handling Level 1 certificate (component of Cert. III Hospitality)

Bay of Fires Lodge Walk

  • Current Applied First Aid Certificate (Workplace Level II)
  • Current Surf Bronze Medallion (includes CPR certificate)
  • Food Handling Level 1 certificate (component of Cert. III Hospitality)

REQUIRED qualifications for all LEAD Guides (all AUS nationally recognised)

Cradle Mountain Huts

  • Wilderness First Aid or higher Wilderness Medicine qualification (Wilderness First Responder)

Bay of Fires Lodge Walk

  • Public Passenger Vehicle License
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate

DESIRABLE qualifications for ALL Guides (all AUS nationally recognised)

  • Certificate III and IV in Tourism (Guiding)
  • Certificate IV Outdoor Recreation (Advanced Bushwalking and Flat Water skills)
  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Asthma and Anaphylaxis Management
  • Australian Canoeing Sea Guide Award

To request a detailed application package please contact Human Resources:

Tel: + 61 (0)3 6392 2211
Fax: +61 (0)3 6392 2277

or enquire online.


Wineglass Bay Sail Walk

Tasmanian East Coast

Yacht Crew / Guide

If you are interested in future work on our Wineglass Bay Sail Walk, please feel free to drop us a line. We are always on the lookout for experienced and talented guides with maritime experience.

General information on what we are looking for in this position:

As Yacht crew you will directly support our yachts' skipper in all operational duties and customer service aspects of the tour delivery. As part of a 2 guide team and under the direction of our field operations manager and skipper, you will be responsible for:


* Being able to command the yacht in the event of an emergency

* Commanding the Tender/ RIB for walker transfers

* Provisioning and yacht operations

* Yacht presentation and tour animation

* Guest and Yacht Safety

* Catering, cooking and customer service

* Cleaning and high quality yacht maintenance

* Cultural and Environmental Interpretation

* Assisting with guiding during the day


Required QUALIFICATIONS (all AUS nationally recognised and current) and Essential CRITERIA

  • A minimum two ( 2 ) years' maritime sailing (large vessel) experience together with current logbook
  • Un-restricted Coxswains license
  • Elements of Shipboard Safety certificate (ESS)
  • Marine Radio Operators Certificate (MROCP)
  • Powerboat handling certificate
  • Current Applied First Aid Certificate (Workplace Level II)
  • Current CPR certificate
  • Food Handling Level 1 certificate (component of Cert. III Hospitality)
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate
  • People skills - maintain positive relationships; provide support, direction and feedback
  • Ability to work as part of a team and have the ability multi-task
  • Excellent verbal (face to face conversations)
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills


  • COASTAL MARITIME OPERATIONS - MASTER CLASS 5 or sea time to enable gaining MASTER 5 for following season
  • Relevant Tasmanian maritime and East Coast bushwalking experience with a good knowledge of the National Parks you will be working in and around
  • Tour Guiding experience
  • Hospitality experience; cooking, food preparation, presentation and service are highly desirable.
  • Ability to maintain a professional approach 24/7 regardless of conditions

For any further inquiries and a full position description please contact Human Resources on:


(03) 6392 2211

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