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20 Mar 2019

Full-Time Rafting Guide/Trip Leader

Wild Water Adventures, Inc. British Columbia, Canada

Job Description

Wild Water Adventures is seeking experienced Rafting Guides/Trip Leaders to join our 2019 team. Our rafting trips take place on the famous Kicking Horse River where you will be providing a great river experience to our guests on our Gentle, Whitewater Exciter, Tradition and Maximum Horse Power trips. British Columbia and the Kicking Horse River offers some of the best pay rates in the world as well a fantastic environment to spend a summer.

We are based in an internationally renowned resort and as a result our standards for guest service are very high. Guides need to enjoy interacting with guests in a professional and courteous manner and be prepared to go that extra mile to provide that unforgettable experience. We are a small company that thrives on a great team atmosphere that is able to work within established systems and are keen to improve their performance level everyday.

A minimum of 3 to 5 years guiding class IV whitewater is required, some at a Trip Leader level, as well as first aid and river rescue certification.  Some training of newer guides is required.

Responsible for gear preparation and maintenance on a daily, and ongoing, basis, delivering safety briefings and demonstrations, instructing guests on rafting techniques, controlling large groups of guests, payment and waiver introductions, following emergency and safety protocols, ensuring other guides follow emergency and safety protocols, support and training of guides, providing first aid, CPR and river rescue when necessary, completing required paperwork.  Working with a team of guides ranging in size from two to twelve per trip, guiding guest groups ranging from two to one hundred guests per trip.

$23.50 to $25 per hour
May 1st, 2018– Sept. 30th, 2019

How to Apply

Apply via e-mail to Ted Bilton.  Please include a cover letter and resume.

Job Categories: Watersports. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: guide, raft, rafting, and trip leader.

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