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Current positions available include:

Cradle Mountain Huts & Bay of Fires Walks

Overland Track & Bay of Fires, Tasmania

Guides - Overland Track and Bay of Fires

Guiding applications for season 1516 are now OPEN.

The close date for all guiding applications is COB Wednesday 22 July 2015


General information on what we are looking for in a walking guide:


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

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 job description and application form please contact Human Resources:

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

or apply online.


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Bay of Fires Lodge Walk

Ansons Bay, Tasmania

Senior Spa Therapist

We are seeking an exceptional Senior Spa Therapist to join the Bay of Fires Lodge team and to deliver rejuvenating and memorable Spa experiences for our guests.


The Bay of Fires Lodge Spa was awarded ‘Best LI’TYA Eco Spa 2014.’ The Lodge Spa is located adjacent to the iconic Bay of Fires Lodge in Northern Tasmania. It offers an exquisite outdoor bathing pavilion; treatment rooms; breathtaking views from the outdoor deck & indoor lounging spaces; extensive wellness & wilderness library and a small Spa boutique.

We offer Spa services and packages exclusively to guests partaking in the four day/three night Bay of Fires Lodge Walk. The Lodge Spa is open daily in walking season (Oct-May).

LI’TYA products are being used exclusively in the treatments

Requirements are:

  • Must have a Cert IV or Diploma in Remedial Massage;
  • 2 + yrs experience in the Spa industry;
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate;
  • Provide the highest standard of professional Spa service;
  • Possess excellent organisational & communication skills;
  • Immaculate presentation and grooming;
  • Mature, calm, nurturing & positive personality;
  • Attention to detail and be able to uphold presentation and hygiene standards; and
  • Able to live & work in a remote destination & have own vehicle.


  • LITYA trained an advantage.

Rostering is determined by trip bookings/guest itinerary. You must have the ability to work independently and have the flexibility to work 6 days straight, split shifts, half days, weekends & public holidays.

Approximate start date for this position is mid September 2015 and the position is seasonal Full –Time.

LI’TYA training will be conducted in the lead up to the season commencing.

For a position description and more information, please contact Human Resources at the Tasmanian Walking Company:

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


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


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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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