Location: Idaho Springs, CO
Schedule: Seasonal Full Time
Pay Rate: $16.00 - $17.00/hr. DOE, Monthly Sales Bonus 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
Deliver exemplary guest service to satisfy and surpass guest expectations and to ensure a world class experience.
Hire, maintain, and train employees on delivering highest level of guest service, sales skills, and performing all tasks required of Retail/Office Staff
Manage and communicate daily sales goals for retail/photo sales
Ensure financial accountability for office, including daily transactions and balancing end of day reports (both POS and Adventure Res), security of on-premise monies, bank deposits, change orders and adequate change in stock.
Create weekly schedule for all Retail/Office Staff
Maintain high knowledge base of POS system and ARS
Oversee all incoming retail orders at beginning of season and throughout season: creating new inventory items, processing in POS system (POS and receiving orders), tagging, organizing and getting merchandise on floor in timely manner
Maintain full knowledge of all products in store
Oversee reorders throughout season of store's products, communicate with Merchandising Manager in Breckenridge on reorders
Direct full-store monthly inventory
Oversee and take responsibility for completion of the following:
Cleanliness and organization at all times of store, restrooms, offices, break rooms, storage spaces
Pick up trash around Outpost
Daily watering schedule for flowers and grass
Produce daily check-in reports for all activities
All waivers collected and properly signed for all trips, organized by trip/TL sheet
Double check any outstanding balances or notes from Breckenridge
sales/reservations office, collect and file necessary vouchers
Supplies ordered and kept in stock for cleaning, bathrooms, office supplies, photo sales.
Create and maintain organization systems for retail storage, paperwork and reports
Maintain functioning computers and computer systems for photo programs/sales, POS programs/sales, ARS, internet service, clock-in computers and any other office computers.
Check and reply to emails daily
Work with Property Manager to maintain cleanliness and upkeep of entire Outpost property
Work with Operations Managers and General Manager on any other assigned tasks
Perform all tasks of Guest Service Staff (see job description)
Must be able to pass criminal background check
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.
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
& much more!
116 Huron Rd.
Breckenridge, CO, United States 80424