AVA Rafting & Zipline company profile

AVA Rafting & Zip Line - Expereinced Raft Guide

Job Location

Colorado - Idaho Springs , CO, United States

Job Description

Locations: AVA Rafting & Zip Line are located all over the state of Colorado! Our three outposts are in Idaho Springs, Granite/Buena Vista and Kremmling.

Schedule: Full-time
Pay Rate: According to pay scale of river mileage and sections checked out on, +7% end-of-season bonus upon completion of contract

As an experienced Raft Guide, we do require a River Log. Listed below are our requirements for all levels of raft guiding. Please read and see which level you would fit into.

Guide l Job Description:
-Successfully complete AHRA approved guide training program, AVA's Guide School or have completed certified guide school elsewhere.
-Demonstrate outstanding guest service and professionalism at all times to surpass guest expectations
-Maintain distinct understanding of the guide's integral role in creating the very best guest experience, and take responsibility for this role at all times
-Possess current First Aid and CPR certifications.
-Commit to work for entire season, including all weekends and holidays.
-Able to work as productive and positive member of team.
-Able to work outdoors for long days in diverse weather conditions.
-Have a high physical fitness level.
-Over 18 years of age.
-Be involved in at least one department (transportation, safety, training, property, equipment) at your outpost.
-Help maintain quality and cleanliness of outpost, including picking up trash
-Enjoy working with a variety of people in an active environment.
-Have a well groomed presentation.
-Work positively and effectively as part of a team environment
-Adheres to AVA policies and procedures and understands AVA core values and mission.
-Help pick up any trash around outpost.

Guide ll Job Description:
-Meet all level I requirements (see below).
-Be qualified as a Trip Leader; leads trips by managing guides for trip preparation as well as demonstrating a high level of control on water and especially during medical or emergency situations
-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 expectations
-Acts as role model to less experienced staff by adhering to AVA policies and procedures and demonstrating AVA core values 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 lll Job Description:
-Must Meet all Guide I and II requirements (see below).
-Be highly competent on all sections of the river at which you are based.
-Maintain the highest level of professionalism and guest service at all times.
-Possess strong leadership skills in all areas of operations.
-Be adept in problem solving and conflict resolution.
-Know, adhere to and be a role model for all employees in AVA's mission, vision, values and management system.
-Be willing and able to train and supervise staff members.
-Communicate well and often with upper management.
-Assist Operations Managers with all aspects of operations as requested.
-Influence staff morale in a positive way.
-Help pick up any trash around outpost.

If you are interested in Applying for a River Guide ll or lll Position with AVA Rafting & Zip Line, you can apply here:
https://www.coloradorafting.net/about-us/employment/

Job Requirements

Required Experience & Skills:
•Able to work as a productive and positive member of team
•Have a high physical fitness level
•Possess current First Aid and CPR certifications.
•Work positively and effectively as part of a team environment
•Enjoy working with a variety of people in an active environment

How To Apply

You - are someone excited to work outside and have fun. You are looking to learn more about guiding or have been guiding for decades, either way, we're happy to see you. We provide training for new guides and run everything from class I-V whitewater and 2 zipline courses and 2 via feratta courses for those with experience. If guiding isn't for you but you want to spend your summer with a great group of people we have driving, retail, cook and other support positions open as well.

AVA Employees:
Tons of boating, zipping, and climbing
AVA Discounts for Family and Friends
End of Season Bonuses
Health Benefits
Competitive pay
Tips
and many, many more!

How to Apply: https://www.coloradorafting.net/about-us/employment/

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Contact Information

Contact Kelly Thrall
HR Administrator
AVA Rafting & Zip Line
Phone 970-760-0180
Email kthrall@coloradorafting.net
Website http://www.coloradorafting.net/about-us/employment/

Posted

February 26, 2019

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