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AVA Rafting & Zipline
At AVA we 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, guest service, while providing low-impact environmental recreation.

Looking for an exciting summer with one of Colorado’s outdoor industry jobs? Do you love being outside and active? AVA offers a wide variety of job opportunities each summer in Colorado. We are always looking for people who are energetic, enjoy being outdoors, and are hard-working team players to have an awesome summer of fun working as river guides, zipline guides, climbing guides, and support staff.

We are a group of like minded, passionate outdoor folks. We are proud of what we do and love growing the AVA family. Our season generally runs from May until September, and we staff for that time. A few year-round positions are open, as well.

Job Application Instructions

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
and many, many more!

How to Apply:

Contact Information

ContactKelly Thrall
HR Administrator
AVA Rafting & Zip Line


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