Now Accepting Applications for the 2022 Summer Season!
Location:Idaho Springs, CO
Schedule: Seasonal Full Time
Pay Rate: All guides are paid per trip. This pay rate is based off of the total number of trips you have ever done. Starts at $38 per zipline trip, + up to 10% end-of-season bonus upon completion of contract
Looking to make adventure your job? 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.
Make incredible mountain peaks, towers of granite, and rushing rivers your office. Our positive and energetic culture have led countless guides 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.
Not sure how to become a professional zipline guide? AVA's training program will teach you everything you need to safely guide zipline tours, provide outstanding guest service and react to all of the situations you might encounter on the river. We train with the intent to hire.
7% End of Season Bonus, plus additional 3% for hitting outpost goals
Up to $100 Signing Bonus
Free Adventure Trips with AVA
Free Shared Shuttle Services with Peak 1 Express
Free Ski, Snowboard and Bike Rentals with Breckenridge Ski & Sport
Employee Campground Offered at Buena Vista Location
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
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: As an AVA guide your job is to surpass the expectations of our guests by leading world class adventures that provide safe and unique interactions with our natural environment every day. You should be passionate about setting the bar in our industry of safety, respect, and innovation while holding yourself to the highest personal standards with integrity.
How to Apply: https://www.coloradorafting.net/about-us/employment/
Successfully complete AVA’s 7-day zipline training program
At the end of this training, guides must demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to perform the skills and rules required by AVA and set forth in the ACCT standards
Demonstrate outstanding guest service and professionalism at all times
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 have a flexible schedule
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
Have strong camping and wilderness skills
Enjoy working with a variety of people in an active environment
Have a well-groomed and professional presentation
Work positively and effectively as part of a team environment
Able to take constructive criticism about your performance
Able to speak to large groups of people
Able to make critical decisions in a fast-paced environment
Adhere to AVA policies and procedures
Understand and exemplify AVA core values, vision and mission
If you are interested in joining the AVA Team this summer, 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.
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