Ecology guides interpret the natural setting with guests while on the zipline course. A background in the fields of Natural Resources and Interpretation, Environmental Science, Outdoor Recreation, or any other sciences preferred. Familiarity with climbing gear & First Aid/CPR certifications a plus.
Summer positions available at Remote Colorado Zipline!
Soaring Treetop Adventures is the world’s largest zipline adventure of its kind, and has been rated the #1 Tour in the U.S. on TripAdvisor for multiple years!
Providing a full-day zip line adventure in the pristine San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado. The course is remotely located on 180 private acres of the former five-star Tall Timber Resort, in the heart of the San Juan National Forest. Accessible only via the historic Durango Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Soaring is a zipline experience delivered with five-star service. Working at Soaring provides individuals with a chance to experience the untouched beauty of the Southwest while gaining valuable guest service experience.
Our team seeks friendly, fun, outgoing, professional individuals who are interested in working in a unique environment for the summer season. Do you seek adventure and living in a pristine mountain and forest environment? Then this is the job for you!
Room and Board
The Soaring property is remotely located on 180 private acres surrounded by the San Juan National Forest and is not road-accessible. Staff housing and meals are provided on-site and free staff parking is available off property.
Meals and Housing are included as part of your employment with us!
Getting Here and Getting Around
There is so much to explore in Southwest Colorado that its helpful to have a car but not necessary. Many staff with same days off will get together for camping or hiking or just going to town.
Durango has an airport accessed by United and American Airlines. A car is handy to get around to explore the area, and staff parking is provided. However, with no road access, guests and staff alike take the historic Durango railroad to and from our property. For new staff arrivals, we are happy to pick you up at the airport or in town, or meet you in our parking area if you bring a vehicle. From there we will take you and your gear up to the property in our private vehicle that operates on the train tracks!
Our staff work a five-day on, two-day off workweek, which allows time to explore the amazing mountains and towns of the Southwest. Enjoy fishing, hiking, camping, 4-wheeling, and exploring the beauty of the Colorado mountains on your days off. Visit old mining towns like Silverton, Ouray and Telluride and partake in the many local summer festivals, or explore old abandoned gold mines in the area. Durango is a dynamic college town, and many of our staff occasionally head into town to enjoy white water rafting, mountain biking, cafes, restaurants, and the ambiance and history of historic Durango.
Positions are available for both short and full season lengths. Our full summer season runs from mid-May through mid-October, while the peak season is from June through August.
An outgoing multi-tasker with organizational management and interpersonal communication skills. Knowledge of Microsoft programs, taking & processing reservations, heavy phone and clerical work, interacting with guests, and gift shop management. Social media management/blog writing skills a plus.
This position prepares staff meals, guest lunches and interacts with our guests. Excellent organizational skills, and professional work ethic required. Must follow recipes and adhere to meal cycles. Shifts will vary from AM to PM. Responsible for maintaining a clean and healthy work environment.
Utility assists cooks with guest meals and snacks, as well as packing and distributing. Wash and put away dishes, cleaning and mopping surfaces, trash runs. Laundry Attendant manages operation of commercial laundry, cleaning public bathrooms and other areas.
Send/receive all guests to/from the platforms, lift small children on and off the cables. Comfortable with public speaking, heights, standing for long hours, frequently climbing via ascenders up 40’ of rope, rappelling. Familiarity with climbing gear and First Aid/CPR certifications are a plus.
How to Apply
If you’d like to be a part of our professional team, please email us a cover letter highlighting your relevant job experience, along with your resume, and three professional references.
Since interviews are conducted by phone, please include a photo of yourself to personalize the interview process. It helps us get to know you and sets you apart from other applicants.
We hire candidates that present themselves professionally – in a clean-cut manner. The property is entirely non-smoking for guests as well as staff.
Email your submission with your name and desired position in the subject bar to email@example.com
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