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    Be a Wilderness Guide in Ireland

    Would you like to join the Wilderness Ireland guiding team? Do you have a passion for outstanding service and hospitality with a love of adventure? Do you have the skills and experience to guide in the outdoors? 

    If the answer to these questions is a YES then keep on reading.

    Wilderness Ireland’s guiding team play a pivotal role in the company, ensuring that our clients experience outstanding adventures throughout Ireland.

    What You Can Expect

    Wilderness Ireland, alongside its sister companies Wilderness Scotland and Wilderness England, is a company whose aim is to break new ground and set the worldwide standard for what adventure travel should be. We are passionate about providing our customers with the most inspiring experiences of their lives, ensuring our guided experiences are delivered sustainably, promoting the value of wild places, setting new standards for tourism experiences and creating a rewarding, meaningful and truly fun place to work.

    We have steadily grown as an outdoor adventure company since 2014 and plan to continue this growth path, which in turn, will offer a wide range of guiding opportunities from those that are activity focused to those which take on more of a cultural or a family focus.

    Being a guide for Wilderness Ireland is more than just another freelance job. It means being part of a dynamic team that are always seeking new ways in which we can improve with guide feedback highly valued and acted upon. The successful guide will thrive in this fast-paced environment and within the wider Wilderness team but will be encouraged to bring new ideas and enthusiasm to the role and the company as a whole.

    How To Apply

    Please send a CV detailing relevant qualifications, work experience and a summary of areas of Ireland where you have worked as a guide. Please note that we get many applications for guiding work and if your application does not cover the below, it will not be considered or responded to.

    Please also include a 1 page cover letter and send together with your CV to [email protected]The cover letter should detail the following:

    1. Why do you wish to work for Wilderness Ireland in a guiding capacity?
    2. What experiences and skills do you have that are transferable to this role?
    3. Your interpretation of what is meant by outstanding customer care and hospitality when guiding on a week-long adventure tour.

    To informally discuss guiding with us, please call 091 457 897 and ask to speak to Darragh.

    If you wish to join us as a guide, then you will be required to progress through our in-depth Guide Selection Process, details of which can be requested by email. Our aim is to take on guides who are looking to guide with us for many years to come and this should be your intention if you are keen to join our guiding team.

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