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Join our Team – Be a Guide2019-03-23T09:36:06-07:00

MARINE BIOLOGIST WHALE WATCHING TOUR GUIDE POSITION

ABOUT THE POSITION

Whale Watch Cabo is a dedicated whale watching company based in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California, Mexico. Our specialized company focuses on small groups dedicated to non-invasive tours that support Whale conservation and research. We offer small group whale watching tours and have grown to be the leader in educational, sustainable and responsible Whale watching operations in Cabo San Lucas. Our efforts include our Cabo San Lucas Whale watching tours, Cetacean research projects here in Los Cabos, research throughout Mexico as part of several organizations and internationally as members of several Cetacean Conservation and Advocacy Organizations. Whale Watch Cabo and its staff of Marine Biologists and Whale Naturalists work to support furthering our understanding of Cetaceans, improving Whale Watching standards locally and internationally and participating in Whale Research and Conservation.

A whale watching guide position with Whale Watch Cabo is an excellent opportunity to share your passion about whales and other marine life with our guests and gain more experience in sustainable tourism and marine mammal research.

POSITION DETAILS

  • Start Date: Nov – Dec 2019
  • Duration: 4 Months
  • 6 Days per week
  • $500usd + commissions

TASKS and RESPONSIBILITIES

We seek performance-driven, dedicated individuals for long-term guiding position based in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Guides must be available 6 days a week.

  • Guiding tours on our 2.5 hour Cabo whale watching and 2-day Magdalena Bay tours
  • Taking photos for photo-identification and for our guests
  • Taking care of guest safety and enjoyment
  • Assisting office staff with a.o. peek check-in hours

COMPENSATION

Guides are paid a monthly base salary and additionally earn a commission for each tour they guide.  Guides are responsible for their own travel and living expenses. Basic low budget accommodation can be found close to the marina and there is also public transportation available when staying further from the marina.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants must be authorized to legally remain and work in Mexico, if they are not Mexican citizens. International applicants might be considered, but it is the responsibility of the applicant to acquire necessary visas and documentation.

Do you think you might be who we are looking for and a great fit for our team? Or do you know someone that might be? Please share this job posting.

Interested candidates should submit an application with the following:

  • Cover letter and full resume/CV with photo, describing training experience and relevant skills
  • Contact details of 2 references

Send the above items in PDF format as email attachments to lisa@whalewatchcabo.com with “Whale Watch Guide Position” in subject line.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Minimum requirements:

  • Have a University degree in Marine Biology or a related field
  • Speak English fluently
  • Highly knowledgeable about whales
  • Strong communication skills – Outgoing and love talking to people
  • Have a strong work ethic and superior organizational skills
  • Be independent, adaptable, and a fast-learner
  • Be a Mexican resident or have a work permit
  • Available on a full time basis for 4 months

Additional skills:

  • Spanish
  • Experience as whale watching guide
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Drone Flying Skills