Summer Employment at Utah Rafting Company

Seasonal Employment at Adrift Adventures

Utah River Guiding.

Summer employment opportunities at Utah rafting company.


Dear Prospective Employee:

WE ARE NOW HIRING FOR THE 2017 RAFTING SEASON.

Thank you for your interest in summer employment with Adrift Adventures.

We are seeking professional individuals to fill a variety of seasonal positions in Jensen, Utah servicing daily and multi-day whitewater rafting trips on the Green River and the Yampa River in Dinosaur National Monument.

Summer positions include experienced raft guides, guide trainees and professional drivers.

Please review the job listings below for instructions on how to apply.

We look forward to hearing from you.

-Adrift Adventures Team

Adrift Adventures

2017 Summer Employment Opportunities

Raft Guide Trainee

Previous rafting experience is not required to become a guide for Adrift Adventures, but successful applicants will need to complete a raft guide training course on the Arkansas River in Buena Vista, Colorado to be held May 22, 2017. Additional training will be held on the Green River, before a qualification run can be attempted. Raft guide trainees should be able to work well with a team, be customer service oriented and have a passion for the outdoors. Qualified candidates should also be interested in learning about the history, geology and environment of Dinosaur National Monument and sharing that knowledge with guests.

Trainees must successfully qualify to become an employee at Adrift Adventures. All commercial raft guides are also required to obtain a Utah Guide License for $50 and have a current First Aid and CPR certification (online courses are not accepted). Required personal equipment include a type III pfd, throw bag, flip line, helmet, whistle and river knife. Splash top, splash pants, poly pro, fleece, neoprene socks and/or similar gear are highly recommended. Pro deals are offered through Adrift Adventures upon your arrival. Guide housing is available in exchange for hourly work.

Submit your cover letter, résumé, and three references to rafting@whitewater.net.

Experienced Raft Guide

Adrift Adventures is looking for experienced raft guides to run daily and multi-day rafting trips on the Green River and the Yampa River in Dinosaur National Monument. Commercial rowing and paddling experience on class III+ rapids is a requirement for this position. Successful applicants must complete training and qualification runs with an Adrift Adventures guide instructor and obtain their Utah Guide License. Current certifications in First Aid / CPR and food handling is also required. Swift Water Rescue (SWR), Wilderness First Responder (WFR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and/or other advanced training is preferred. Out-of-state applicants will be considered. Guide housing is available in exchange for hourly work.

Submit your cover letter, résumé, and three references to rafting@whitewater.net.

Assistant Manager

Adrift Adventures is accepting applications for an assistant office manager in Jensen, Utah for mid-May through Labor Day. Qualified candidates should be professional, personable, organized and trustworthy. Responsibilities include scheduling guides and drivers and management of the retail shop. Other duties include efficiently checking in rafters, selling/restocking retail items, data entry and handling various methods of payment. Computer and phone skills are a must.

Submit your cover letter, résumé, and three references to rafting@whitewater.net.