AVA Rafting & Zipline company profile

Guest Service/Retail Floor Lead

Job Location

Idaho Springs, CO - Idaho Springs, CO, United States

Job Description

Now Accepting Applications for the 2022 Summer Season!

Location: Idaho Springs, CO
Schedule: Seasonal Full Time
Pay Rate: $15.00/hr. + monthly sales-based bonuses if goals are met, up to 10% end-of-season bonus

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.

Our positive and energetic culture have led countless co-workers 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.


7% End of Season Bonus, plus additional 3% for hitting outpost goals
Up to $100 Signing Bonus
Monthly Sales Bonuses
Free Adventure Trips with AVA
Free Shared Shuttle Services with Peak 1 Express
Free Ski, Snowboard and Bike Rentals with Breckenridge Ski & Sport
Year-round work opportunities available through AVA, Peak 1 Express and Breckenridge Ski & Sport
Health Insurance & 401(k) offered to full-time, year-round employees
Rec Center Access offered at Idaho Springs Location
Employee Campground offered at Buena Vista Location
ProForm Deals Available to All Employees
Discounts for Friends & Family on AVA Adventure Trips
Discounts for Friends & Family on Peak 1 Express Services

Job Overview: Acting as the first point of contact for our guests, Guest Service Staff provide exemplary customer service and a world class AVA experience from time of check-in to the end their adventure. The Guest Service Lead will be expected to be a roaming sales representative. They will be out on the retail floor actively selling our retail items to guests as well as answering any guest questions. They will also be the first point of contact for guest service issues.

Overall Job Duties:

Be out on the retail floor assisting guests
Actively selling retail items
Monitoring stock on display
Communicating/assigning replenishment tasks to available staff
Actively replenishing stock when appropriate
Effectively engage guests as they check-in or return from a trip to create sales opportunities – then pass them along to sales clerk
Be primary sales contact for post trip photo sales
Deliver exemplary guest service to satisfy and surpass guest expectations and to ensure a world-class experience.
Accept and complete tasks - both routine and non-routine - in a timely manner as assigned by Asst. Manager or Manager
Work with awareness of job requirements and daily task lists and maintain motivation to complete said tasks
Able to fulfill all job requirements in a very fast-paced environment and keep a calm demeanor in said environment
Maintain positive attitude and sense of humor during long and busy work shifts
Communicate well with all co-workers and management
Lead staff – assign appropriate tasks as defined by Guest Services Manager
Become proficient at using POS system for ringing up retail sales for when another cashier is not available
Become proficient at using reservation system for ringing up and checking rafting, lodging and activity sales when another cashier is not available
When another cashier is not available ring up sales with accuracy to maintain a cash drawer
Complete end of day financial close for POS system
Employ strong sales skills and proactive demeanor to achieve photo and retail sales

When not directly engaging guests pre- or post-trip:

Clean all Outpost facilities, including offices, retail space, guests and employee bathrooms, changing rooms
Clean Outpost cabins (Granite Outpost only)
Complete laundry tasks for cabin linens
Pick up trash around the Outpost
Maintain tidy retail inventory throughout the day including sorting, folding, restocking.
With assistance of managers, accept and tag new inventory
Maintain organized inventory storage and back-stock
Assist in maintaining and cleaning grounds, including but not limited to weeding, watering flowers, removing trash, cleaning campground and fire pits.
Take vested interest in retail sales
Prepare reports for day-of or next-day trips
Help fit wet suits and jackets when necessary
Understand and exemplify AVA core values, vision and mission

If 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.

Job Requirements

Required Experience & Skills:

Strong understanding of guest service. 
Customer Service/Communication Skills
Completion of High School level education or higher.

How To Apply

Fill out an online application: https://www.coloradorafting.net/about-us/employment/

AVA Employees enjoy a wide variety of perks, including:
Free Rafting, Ziplining, Climbing, and more
Discounts for friends and family
End of season bonus
Year-round work opportunities with AVA's sister companies
Health benefits
Competitive pay
& much more!

View More AVA Rafting & Zipline Jobs

Contact Information

Contact Christina Kavanaugh
HR Assistant
116 Huron Rd.
Breckenridge, CO, United States 80424
Phone 9704235191
Email Ckavanaugh@coloradorafting.net
Website http://www.coloradorafting.net/about-us/employment/


June 3, 2022
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