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Camp hosts and guides

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 5, 2024
  • Øverbygd
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 5, 2024
  • Øverbygd

Norwegian Travel is one of the leading tourism companies in the country. As part of our ambition to set the standard for activity-based tourism in Norway, our daughter company, Lyngsfjord Adventure, operating in the picturesque Camp Tamok, is looking for guides for multiply positions. For the next winter season, we are looking for snowmobile guides, camp hosts and guides for the Snow Park and snowshoeing.

The positions are seasonal, but there might be opportunities for a permanent position.

Camp Tamok
Situated in the north of Norway, in one of the valleys not far from Tromsø, you will find Camp Tamok: a lovely wilderness camp with cosy cabins and the breathtaking scenery. Here we offer snowmobile safaris, reindeer visits, snowshoeing excursions - and yes, husky sledding tours! We are looking for English speaking staff to lead our guests through an experience of a lifetime.

About you...
You have experience in tourism, are comfortable guiding people from all over the world. You are good at service and are motivated by the fact that guests have a good experience. You like working with people, and you're outgoing and sociable. You enjoy a varied working day where everything is not necessarily planned in advance.

You have control over "everything", work structured and are good at having a lot of balls in the air. Your attitude that problems are to be solved is a great fit here with us. You always keep your cool under pressure, are happy, willing and able to take charge and initiative when the unexpected happens, and handle every challenge in a swift and expeditious manner with a reassuring smile on your face.

What we hope from you

  • You should love to work both with animals and humans and you shouldn’t be shy of guiding and talking to our guests
  • Good physical condition and being able of lifting weights up to at least 20 kg
  • Expect to do some physical work due to snow cleaning in the camp and simple maintenance
  • You should love the cold because temperatures can drop down to -30 C and we have to take care of the camp and tourists in all kinds of weather
  • Language skills: English, any additional language skills are also highly welcome
  • European driving License class B is a plus
  • Snowmobile license class S (mandatory for working as a snowmobile guide)
  • A “yes-I-can-do-it”-attitude
  • A good sense of humor to survive the long and dark polar night
  • A laid-back and patient personality accompanied by a deep sense of responsibility
  • High level of tolerance towards less than luxurious working and living conditions

We offer

  • Guiding in varied tours with tourists – we have an experienced core staff that will teach you everything that you don’t yet know for the job, while also happy to learn from you and incorporate your knowledge into our routines
  • Basic work clothing and equipment will be provided
  • Seasonal contract for the winter season
  • We will be helpful to assist with accommodation, but you might need to apply for this on the private marked.
  • Competitive terms
  • Exciting work with guests and staff from all over world
  • Adventure in lovely Tamok valley
  • Great colleagues

Great Place to Work

  • Spennende utviklingsmuligheter

  • Dyktige kollegaer

  • Konkurransedyktige betingelser

  • Gjester og ansatte fra hele verden

  • Bærekraft og samfunnsansvar i fokus

  • En varierende arbeidshverdag

  • Exciting development opportunities

  • Great colleagues

  • Competitive terms

  • Guests and staff from all over the world

  • Focus on sustainability and social responsibility

  • Every working day is different

About the company

Camp Tamok is a wilderness centre located just outside the centre of Tromsø, in the beautiful Tamok valley. Even though it’s location is only a 75 minute drive from the city, it’s in a different and drier climate zone, with inland mountain weather. The dry climate generates many clear nights, meaning the conditions are optimal for Northern Lights observations. During the winter, Camp Tamok is the starting and ending point for lots of authentic Northern Norwegian activities, like Northern Lights trips and other tours by dog sled, snowmobile and reindeer sled. 

About Norwegian Travel:
Norwegian Travel is a premium tour operator aiming to deliver high-quality, experience-based tourism at select destinations in Norway. Norwegian Travel owns the core business, and in collaboration with our complementary partners, we offer a wide range of activities and products.

Our goal is to provide exciting and genuine experiences at all our destinations in Norway. Our experiences range from dog sledding, snowmobiling, and northern lights tours in Tromsø and Kirkenes, to our gondola in Romsdalen or northern lights train in Narvik.

This is not just a unique opportunity to become part of an exciting industry, but also a chance to join a dedicated team passionate about showcasing the best Norway has to offer.

The backbone of our organization is our values, our DNA. It is the head, spine, and heart of each of us, and our guiding principle in everything we do:

  • Create value
  • Be authentic
  • Care

And for us, it is important that you wholeheartedly support and live by these values.

Norwegian Travel strongly believes in the combination of hard work, commitment, and above all, a safe, good, and productive workplace. With various locations in Norway and our headquarters in Tromsø, we look forward to many years of growth and value creation.

Morten Pettersen | Contact Person

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