Wilderness Aware Rafting and Colorado Adventures

Location: Buena Vista, CO

Whitewater Rafting Guides

Wilderness Aware Rafting is in the process of accepting guide applications for the summer of 2006 river season. 1st year guides will earn $50 per day and can expect to gross approximately $2800 from mid-May through late August. Experienced guides can expect to earn up to $8,500 a season. We offer guide housing for all of our guides.

Wilderness Aware Rafting operates on six Colorado and Arizona rivers including the Arkansas, Dolores, Gunnison, Salt, North Platte, and Upper Colorado. Trips range in duration from ½ days to 10 days in length and range in difficulty from class III to Class V.

Our main office is located in Buena Vista, Colorado in the heart of the Rocky Mountains where we are surrounded by the 14,000’ peaks of the continental divide. We offer a variety of rafting and adventure opportunities including world-class whitewater, extended multi-day wilderness trips, guided float fishing, inflatable kayaks as well as guided mountain biking, horseback riding and jeep tours.

We have been hosting quality whitewater adventures in the Rocky Mountains since 1976. Wilderness Aware Rafting has twice been named ‘Colorado Company of the Year’ and is the premier outfitter in the state.

Previous rafting experience is NOT necessary. We provide all the necessary training needed to produce top quality professional river guides.

Wilderness Aware will only hire self-starting, creative, friendly, dedicated and hard working applicants. Our clientele expect the best raft trips in America. Applicants should be prepared to be team players and become professional river guides working to exceed our guests' expectations. Applicants should also be willing to respect and be respected by their managers and fellow employees.

Having been twice named Colorado's "Company of the Year", we believe a high quality staff is the key to helping us accomplish our goals.

Complete information on Wilderness Aware Rafting, guiding jobs, and the application process is available on our website at http://www.inaraft.com/jobs.htm

Applications will be accepted until May 1st, 2006.

We provide some of the highest quality guide training in the world and are proud to have guides that got their start with Wilderness Aware working all over the world as professional river guides. If you're interested in getting a start in the rafting or outdoor industry this is a great place to start.

Working at Wilderness Aware also provides an excellent opportunity to live and play in the heart of Colorado's Rocky Mountains. We're located at 8,000 feet at the base of the Continental Divide in the small mountain town of Buena Vista, Colorado. In addition to world class whitewater the area also has excellent mountain biking, rock climbing and hiking areas right in our backyard.

We offer a competitive salary, all training and staff housing is available for all of our employees.

Web Address:http://www.inaraft.com
Email Address:rapids@inaraft.com
Winter Address:PO Box 1550
12600 Highway 24/285
City:Buena Vista