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Currently we are seeking Lead guides, guides, and safety boaters/guides in training. We are also looking for a person to fill the role of Shuttle Driver/Raft Base Helper. Position descriptions below.


Lead Guide / Guide / Safety Boater


Map Marker Location: Wells Gray Provincial Park, Clearwater British Columbia

Calendar Start Date: Summer 2022

Dollar Rate of pay: starting $28.75 per hour to Lead Guide at $31.25 per hour

Do you love working outside? Have a passion for the river? Outgoing? Energetic? Fantastic!! We are looking for you!  We have a great, close guiding team and we really foster an atmosphere of growth in your guiding career and fun with your co-workers.

Job Description: 

Riverside Adventures is looking for a guide / safety boater for the upcoming 2022 season.  This person will be tasked with customer safety on the river and as such will have the necessary experience and qualifications.  Some day to day activities of the guide/ safety boater include: before trip preparation, equipment checks, learning safety talk, aiding in the safe movement of customers on the rafts around the river features, collecting and washing gear used, participation in guide meetings, and learning from the more experienced guides on the team.

Requirements:

  • Wilderness First Aid 50hr (80hr preferred), OFA level 3 will also be considered
  • Valid class 5 drivers license (class IV or better preferred)
  • Up to date SRT3 or WRT3 certification
  • Supply your own river gear (pfd, helmet, river knife, throw bag, flip line, kayak, and cold weather apparel)
  • Strong kayak skills considered a huge asset but not necessary
  • Previous rafting experience also a huge asset but not necessary
  • We are willing to train the right person

Lead Guide Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years guiding on class 4 whitewater (5 preferred)
  • Experience in charge of co-workers, a team, etc
  • A good head on your shoulders ready to keep rowdy guides in order

Being a small company, Riverside Adventures prides itself on giving truly unique experiences to our guests.  This starts with our guide philosophy.  Great people can make great guides.  We look for the personalities that will bring our trips to the next level.  We put a great emphasis on making sure that we hire the best fit for our company.  We have a small team that quickly becomes family and is a great place for progressing your guiding career.

Riverside Adventures pay philosophy for our guides is that we believe with the lives of our customers in your hands you should be paid accordingly.  Wages were increased this season to help our team with the crazy inflation we have seen lately.  We continue to be leaders in guide compensation.

We also keep our guiding team small to keep you working.  With the guiding industry we have short periods of time to earn our living and that is much more difficult when you work with too large of a team and can’t even get full time.  We don’t bring anyone on unless we can give them at least full time for the busy season of mid June to September.  We also keep you as busy as possible on the shoulder seasons.  Our guides come first, always!

Please email us at [email protected] to apply. 


Bus Driver / Base Helper


Map Marker Location: Wells Gray Provincial Park, Clearwater British Columbia

Calendar Start Date: Summer 2022

Calendar Hours: Monday to Wednesday 8:30am to 5:30pm (1 hour lunch)  Possibilities of up to full time.

Dollar Rate of pay: $22 per hour

Do you love working with happy people?  Are you a great team player?  Want to be part of a growing adventure experience provider?  We are looking for someone like you!  We have a great, close team and we really foster an atmosphere of growth in developing skills towards your career.  Not to mention lots of fun with your co-workers.

Job Description: 

Riverside Adventures is looking for a Bus Driver / raft base helper for the upcoming 2022 season.  This person will be tasked with shuttling the bus during the tours from the put in to the take out.  On top of shuttle duties the following will be required of you; keeping the bus clean, helping with loading and unloading of rafts/gear and guests, helping with the preparation of the rafts for the tour at the put in, helping our guests have the best possible experience during their time with us and beyond, Keeping the base clean and tidy, yard maintenance, helping guests with completing waivers, taking payments, and general help for the guiding team.  We require a minimum of Class 4 unrestricted drivers license but also accept Class 2 and Class 1 drivers and during our season you will be working full time hours.  To our guests you are still a member of our guiding team and with that must always act accordingly.  This can also be a great position for someone wanting to transition into the guiding world.

Requirements:

  • Class 5 BC Drivers License (class 4 unrestricted or better preferred but we don’t get it often)
  • Drivers Abstract

Being a small company, Riverside Adventures prides itself on giving truly unique experiences to our guests.  This starts with our guide philosophy.  Great people can make great guides.  We look for the personalities that will bring our trips to the next level.  We put a great emphasis on making sure that we hire the best fit for our company.

Riverside Adventures pay philosophy for our guides is that we believe with the lives of our customers in your hands you should be paid accordingly.  We pride ourselves on leading the guiding industry with our compensation.  Wages were increased this season to help our team with the crazy inflation we have seen lately.  We continue to be leaders in guide compensation.

Please email us at [email protected] to apply.