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Whitewater Raft Guide ll

Company: Arkansas Valley Adventures
Location: Kremmling
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

AVA Rafting & Zipline: Whitewater Raft Guide ll (Experienced)Now Accepting Applications for the 2023 Summer Season!Location: AVA Rafting & Zipline has three outposts located throughout the state of Colorado. Those three locations are Buena Vista, Idaho Springs and KremmlingSchedule: Seasonal Full Time & Part Time AvailablePay Rate: According to the AVA pay scale of river mileage and sections checked out on, + up to 10% end-of-season bonus upon completion of contractLooking to make adventure your job? Why not work for the best adventure guide company in the state of Colorado. AVA has several locations that all offer their own unique opportunities and activities (so much more than rafting and ziplining). Employees enjoy consistent work where they help make lifetime memories for their guests every day. The good times don't stop on your days off as AVA employees can experience any of our activities they want for free or even rent out company equipment on their own free of charge.Make incredible mountain peaks, towers of granite, and rushing rivers your office. Our positive and energetic culture have led countless guides to friends and memories that last a lifetime. There are even opportunities for year-round employment through our sister companies, Breckenridge Ski & Sport and Peak 1 Express. What are you waiting for? Adventure awaits.Why work for AVA Rafting & Zipline? Click Here!Perks Include:Competitive Pay ScaleUp to 10% End of Season BonusFree Adventure Trips with AVAFree Shared Shuttle Services with Peak 1 ExpressFree Ski, Snowboard and Bike Rentals with Breckenridge Ski & SportEmployee Campground Offered at Buena Vista LocationYear-round work opportunities available through AVA, Peak 1 Express and Breckenridge Ski & SportHealth Insurance & 401(k) offered to full-time, year-round employeesRec Center Access Offered at Idaho Springs LocationProForm Deals Available to EmployeesDiscounts for Friends & Family on AVA Adventure TripsDiscounts for Friends & Family on Peak 1 Express ServicesJob Description:Meet all level I requirements (see below).Be qualified as a Trip Leader.Lead trips by managing guides during trip preparation, loading, unloading and breakdown.Assign customers to specific boatsDemonstrate a high level of control and leadership on water.Take a leadership role during medical or emergency situationsHave 500 miles recorded on a detailed river log that meets Colorado state requirements.Possess competent Class III to IV raft guiding ability at all water levels.Demonstrate outstanding guest service and professionalism at all times to surpass guest expectationsActs as role model to less experienced staff by adhering to AVA policies and procedures and demonstrating AVA core values, vision and mission.Perform essential AVA functions as assigned by management; work with managers to effectively solve and problems that may arise in daily schedule.Be capable of performing all aspects of AVA's operations.Guide I Description:Runs trips professionally as assigned and scheduledReports to work on-time and ready to performProper fitting of lifejackets, wetsuits, splash jackets, and helmets for guestsWashes, hangs and organizes trip gear to maintain cleanliness and organization of gearNotifies Gear Manager about damaged gear and follows up to see if it was repairedAnswers and addresses any guests concerns and questionsTreats guests respectfully and engages them in appropriate conversation to maximize guests experienceWhen appropriate, conducts safety orientation for all guestsAssist with the maintenance of quality and cleanliness of outpostEducate guests about the history of the area, as well as geology, flora and faunaResponsible for ensuring the safety and exceptional experience for all rafting guestsDemonstrates proper paddling techniquesPerforming retrievals and rescues when neededAble to work outdoors for long days in diverse weather conditionsDemonstrate outstanding guest service and professionalism at all timesBe ready to perform basic First Aid and possibly CPR if neededWork a flexible scheduleBe involved in at least one department (transportation, photos, safety, training, property, equipment, retail, kitchen) at your outpostHave a well-groomed and professional presentationWear your uniform and nametag at all times while workingSpeak to large groups of peopleDirect guests in the right direction including parkingMake critical decisions in a fast-paced environmentAdhere to AVA policies and proceduresUnderstand and exemplify AVA core values, vision and missionClick Here to view AVA Core Values, Vision & MissionIf you are interested in joining the AVA Team this summer, then please apply today! AVA strives to deliver the very highest level of guest service while bringing awareness and understanding of the surrounding wilderness to our guests. As leaders in our industry, we set examples in safety, professionalism, outdoor skills and guest service, while providing low-impact environmental recreation. Apply Today!AVA Rafting & Zipline is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Arkansas Valley Adventures, Vail , Whitewater Raft Guide ll, Other , Kremmling, Colorado

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