Position title
River Rafting Guide
  • FT & PT Available, May-August. Great pay & fun work environment.
  • Guide Training available, if not Currently Colorado Whitewater Certified
  • Pay for performance - ROL minimum qualifications - Training schedule
  • Guiding a raft with clients - Assess clients and manage group behavior, read body language/people by constantly assessing them. Lead, inspire, and instill confidence.
  • Use verbal and visual demonstrations as well as explain safety instructions and self-rescue skills

Maintain safety of raft and equipment

  • Awareness of all necessary safety equipment is carried and used according to company operating procedures. Know how to maintain, care for a raft. Emergency procedures, river signals, and use of all river safety equipment.

Demonstrate river rescue skills

  • Pre-requisite skills include river-crossing skills, rafting skills, knowledge of ropes and knots, life saving skills (approaching a panicked person), river confidence.

Additional skills include the following

  • Perform self-rescue; demonstrate water confidence on Class III water and with hazzards. This may include retrieving a person, effective communication to team, quick assessment of river conditions, equipment, client and execution of action plan.
Employment Type
Full-time, Part-time, Temporary
Duration of employment
May - August
Whitewater Rafting
Job Location
1075 Sherman St unit 101, Ridgway, Colorado, 81432, USA
Base Salary
$100-$200 Per day
Date posted
January 25, 2021
Valid through
May 1, 2021
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