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We’re Hiring! 2017 Saltwater Guide

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Pacific Angler Saltwater Guide


Job Title:  Saltwater Guide
Location:  Vancouver, BC
Job Type:  Full-time + Part-time
To Apply:  Email your resume in PDF format to Pacific Angler Guiding Manager, Luis Vilanova luis@pacificangler.ca


Please indicate the specific position you are applying for (full or part-time) in the subject line.


Pacific Angler – About us

Pacific Angler is Vancouver’s largest and most energetic, full-service fishing pro shop and guided fishing charters. Our staff are avid, lifetime fishermen with a vast range of experience on rivers, lakes and ocean with a special love for and focus on British Columbia.

General Summary:

At Pacific Angler, we are currently searching for an energetic, client-driven and experienced certified saltwater guide to join our select guiding team for the 2017 season. The ideal candidate must have a genuine passion for fishing, superb knowledge of local fisheries and is comfortable operating a fleet of Grady Whites. Must be a team player and demonstrate a commitment to exceeding guest expectations with a can-do attitude in all situations. Exceptional fish handling skills and equipment maintenance are a pivotal part of the position.

Position runs from January to the end of October, with potential for extended work into November and December.

Job Type: Temporary


If this is you, read on!


Essential Job Functions:


Customer Service/Operations

  • Ability to provide superior customer service and exceed customers’ expectations.
  • Provide in-depth knowledge on all local fisheries.
  • Increase customer base by creating memorable trips and raving reviews.
  • Excellent leadership skills.

Boat and Equipment Maintenance

  • Prepare for every guest in advance by proactively inspecting all tackle and fishing supplies.
  • Maintain a clean and well-organized dock, empty all trash and perform boat and general cleaning duties after each trip.
  • Inspect and report any boat issues in a timely manner to prevent operation downtime.

Fishing Knowledge and Expertise

  • Extensive saltwater guiding experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of local fisheries and emphasis on techniques used in local fisheries.
  • Demonstrate a passion for fishing by maintaining knowledge of trends and emerging technologies that relate to the fishing lifestyle.
  • Exceptional knowledge of fish handling, cleaning and filleting.
  • Comfortable operating a fleet of 28’ twin engine Grady White boats.


  • Report to work in a timely manner.
  • Greets the guests accordingly.
  • Maintain company image by adhering to the dress guidelines for Pacific Angler guiding team.
  • Practice safety consciousness at all times.
  • Provide accurate end of trip report to guide manager.
  • Contribute to a positive work environment through cooperative and professional interactions with co-workers and guests.


  • SVOP
  • MED A3
  • Marine First Aid
  • ROC w/DSC endorsement
  • CTAG considered an asset