Summer 2023 Employment – Operations Manager 2023 – Whynot Adventure – Nova Scotia’s Kejimkujik National Park

  • Location: Nova Scotia’s Kejimkujik National Park
  • Deadline: March 15, 2023

Operations Manager 2023

You love the outdoors, but you just can’t shake that little administrative devil on your shoulder.
Maybe you find yourself puzzling over why colleagues cringe at the mention of a spreadsheet when
instead you feel a flutter of excitement. Organizing yourself is so easy you’re left wanting to
organize everyone else in your orbit. Heck, you might even enjoy the masochistic practice of

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, will include becoming a wizard (with regards to our
booking and inventory management software), detecting and administering training opportunities with
your comrades, leading by example and a mild obsession with detail. Perhaps most importantly, you
must know how to manage friends; a most difficult challenge. Your team will become your friends
(this is the nature of our company and our work) yet you must preserve fidelity to your managerial

The assistant manager will perform rental tech duties while simultaneously fulfilling management
responsibilities. A ‘global’ perspective is necessary— foresight, anticipation and planning
according to the day’s docket. We will work closely with so you’re tuned-in to the Whynot Adventure
station with on-going training and semi-regular ‘check-in’ meetings to serve as an opportunity to
discuss strengths, weaknesses and opportunities.
This position is available:

Mid-May through to mid-October Ask about accommodations.
Wage will vary depending on how successfully you execute your responsibilities, but will likely be
north of

Some things that’ll give you a foot-up above others:

• previous management experience
• Situational awareness
• ability to detect problematic work habits amongst comrades and communicate the better approach
with discretion, humility, equanimity and patience.

Send a cover letter (important!) detailing what you’ve accomplished (in line with this job) that
you’re proud of and what you intend to do for us and how that’ll translate to us becoming the best
adventure tourism company in the world. Please include your resume, too. (
Also, even if you don’t feel you’re qualified or are just nervous, send your resume and cover
letter anyway (some of our
finest team members almost didn’t apply…). Applications accepted until March 15th, 2023