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Tour Leader (CEO) - Canada


Posted by G Adventures on 03/21/2023

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Outdoor

Job Categories: Guide (raft,fish,bike hunt,horse etc.), Outdoor Education, Outfitter- Adventure Travel Staff

Company Type: TravelandTourism


City: Toronto, Canmore, Montreal, Vancouver

Country: Canada

Required Experience: 1 - 3 years

Job Type: Seasonal Part Time


Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel: Yes

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

At G Adventures, changing people’s lives isn’t just a mantra, it’s the very core of our company culture, the essence of who we are, and the driving force behind everything we do. The way we see it, change is the key to innovation, and people are the key to change. Our goal is to ensure an authentic and unforgettable life-changing experience for everyone. After all, if you’re not changing, you’re not growing. And isn’t that what life is all about?

We are hiring and training Driving CEO's to guide & drive epic Canadian road trips. You will learn how to deliver an experience that encompasses camping in our national parks, exploring cities big and small, and most importantly, bonding with a group of young people from around the world. This opportunity requires hard work and commitment, but has great rewards. Your passengers' lives will be changed, and you will grow as a person and a leader. Discover every nook and cranny of your country, and enjoy a lifestyle of freedom, challenge, travel, and career growth potential on a global scale. As a member of G Adventures, the most innovative adventure travel company in the world, you will be part of something bigger than yourself, and make a tangible impact on people and the planet.


  • Are a safe driver, capable of driving long distances, taking responsibility for your group's safe travel, including checking tires, and fluids.

  • Are required to have a valid category 4 drivers license- Allowing you to drive up to 15 passengers

  • Are responsible, driven, team player, who loves travel and interacting with people from around the globe.

  • Are a proven leader who is comfortable managing group dynamics, different personalities, and cultures.

  • Have the ability to communicate effectively in a wide range of contexts.

  • Are cool, calm & collected under pressure. Can professionally and proactively solve problems like changing tires, handling injuries, managing a budget, and anything else that is thrown at you.

  • Are customer service oriented, putting your passengers first, and always with a smile :)

  • Have awareness of and commitment to Sustainable Tourism: Our CEOs need to be committed to environmentally and culturally responsible tourism, and be an inspiring example to the travelers.

  • Have an infectious love of Canada and the great outdoors.

  • Love working in a team and are willing to share in G’s amazing culture!

  • All applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driving license, clean driving record, and be eligible to work in Canada.


We expect a lot from our CEOs, but the rewards are numerous as the challenges:

  • G Adventures is the number one small group adventure travel company in the world.

  • Comprehensive training including driving, commercial licensing, trip planning & execution, group dynamic management, crisis and conflict management, public speaking, budgeting and more.

  • An incredible work environment with fantastic support, resources and culture.

  • Join a global community of like-minded, passionate people who are all in love with what they do. 

  • Make an impact: G Adventures focuses on sustainable and responsible travel. Everything we do globally reflects our core values, and through tourism we make a difference.

  • Competitive pay. Many of our CEOs spend their whole offseason traveling the world.

  • You will achieve personal growth, forge global connections and have experiences you will never forget.

We don’t have tour leaders; we have CEOs (Chief Experience Officers). They’re the backbone of our company, leading our customers to adventures. CEOs are the face of G Adventures, helping travellers of all ages connect with our world.

Change people’s lives

As a CEO, you’ll give our travellers memories to last a lifetime, and change people’s lives by connecting remote communities with the economic benefits of the global tourist chain.

Explore the world

Who can say that they get paid to travel the world? Well, you can! Take a group of travelers on life-changing trips and have the time of your life while getting paid. That’s a serious win-win.

Create happiness and community

Meet people from all walks of life, creating happiness and community for them – as well as for yourself! There’s simply no other job in the world like it!

G Adventures is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and we consider all qualified applicants.

**IMPORTANT** Only candidates who apply through the G Adventures Career Site will be considered for the position!! APPLY HERE!!

About G Adventures

G Adventures is the world’s largest small-group adventure travel company and we’ve been making epic travel memories happen on all seven continents for over 30 years.

Our mission is simple: to change lives through travel! And not just our travelers’ either. Since day one, our tours have been built to establish meaningful relationships with local communities, directly benefiting the people and places we visit at every step of our tours.

Our DNA revolves around building, nurturing, and developing a diverse culture of people and a true sense of belonging, where everyone is encouraged to bring their authentic self to work each and every day. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, and yourself, alongside a passionate, talented, and welcoming community that works hard to spread goodness around the world.