Outdoor Adventure Instructor

Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures
Education & Training
$40,000 - $59,999
Posted 11d ago

The Wilderness Group has been providing schools and specialist groups and the general public with high-quality outdoor programs and nature based tourism experiences for 30 years. It is the largest provider of school camps, excursions and outdoor pursuits in South Australia, and one of the largest nationally.  

We have Casual and Full Time Instructor Vacancies. 

Mid week and weekend work available

About the role

We are seeking passionate and suitable candidates to join our busy team to facilitate outdoor learning experiences and adventure based recreation activities. 

We welcome people that have worked as outdoor facilitators with other organisations or schools, or have relevant outdoor qualifications. Opportunities to work weekdays and weekends are available. 


Prior to employment you will need to provide, or be willing to attain;

  • Senior First Aid Certificate, Remote First Aid preferred
  • Australian or New Zealand residency or a current working visa with clear travel plans.
  • Child Safe Environments, Responding to Abuse and Neglect; training can be provided
  • Working with Children Clearance, South Australia (If applying from interstate)

Desirable Qualifications

The Wilderness Group provides a vast range of experiences to people of all ages. Any or multiple of the below qualifications would be advantageous. We support staff to gain qualifications whist being employed. 

  • Bushwalking - easy un-tracked to remote. (Beginning Mid April)
  • Flatwater Kayak/Canoe Guide or Instructor 
  • Small Dinghy Sailing Instructor - Yachting Australia
  • Surf Coach Level 1 - Surfing Australia or ASI
  • High Ropes Facilitator - PACI preferred
  • Natural Surface Climbing and Abseiling - Guide PACI preferred
  • Instruct Snorkeling Skills - PADI or SSI.
  • MR (bus) License - highly desirable
  • Surf Rescue Certificate or Bronze Medallion

All Australian National Training Package qualifications will be accepted.  International qualifications will be considered..

Opportunities for upskilling are provided as well as on the job training. 

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have a current Working With Children (WWC) Check?
  • How many years' experience do you have as an Outdoor Education Instructor?
  • Which of the following First Aid accreditations do you currently hold?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a facilitator?

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