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We have many opportunities to join our team at the Colorado Adventure Center. We are hiring for our Idaho Springs location for all departments (rafting, aerial, and guest services), and for our Aerial (zipline) team in Glenwood Springs. All positions are available to start on March 1st and our peak season runs through September 1st, we always provide late season work till November for a small select team. 

Our Rafting and Aerial departments host trainings every spring to qualify for state raft guide certification, and qualified training of zipline, aerial park operators to ACCT standards. To attend one of these trainings apply towards rafting or zipline/aerial to speak with our managers.

  • Whitewater River Guide

    Rafting
    Idaho Springs, Colorado
    $36.00 / trip + tips

    Our rafting team provides rugged, exciting, and well instructed adventures on Clear Creek. Our team practices excellent guest service, genuine friendly atmosphere, and quick emergency prevention and response. 

    Job Duties and Responsibilities - 

    • Provides safe and quality river tours for guests through constant monitoring, detailed instruction, and appropriate prevention and intervention. 

    • Communicates clearly with all teams, departments, and management by actively listening and seeking feedback. 

    • Assists boathouse team in inspection and set up of equipment, preparation for tours, and documentation of work performed. 

    • Calm and capable of performing rescue interventions, incident response, and incident documentation. 

    • Performs departmental tasks in efficient, organized manner. 

    Required Qualifications - 

    • Minimum age of 18  

    • Education - High school diploma or equivalent 

    • Experience - No prior experience necessary, training classes available. 

    • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Willing and able to participate in adventures, thorough and efficient work practices, and able to adapt to a variety of situations. 

    Work Conditions and Schedule - 

    • 10-12 hour long days of constant physical activity, 30-40+ hour workweeks 

    • Variety of isolated outdoor settings in ever changing weather conditions 

    • Must be able to work seasonally from at least Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. 

    • Must be able to work weekends and holidays. 

    Position type: Seasonal 

    Pay Range: $36-58/trip. Depending upon Experience, Training, and Certification. 

    Start Date: March 1st - May 1st 

    Apply Here!

  • Zipline/Aerial Guide

    Aerial
    Idaho Springs, Colorado
    $13.00 / hour + tips

    Our aerial team provides authentic, exhilarating, and safe adventures on zip line and aerial adventure park tours. Our team understands risk management, emergency prevention and response, and at-height work practices. 

    Job Duties and Responsibilities - 

    • Provides safe and quality aerial tours for guests through constant monitoring, detailed instruction, and appropriate prevention and intervention. 

    • Communicates clearly with all teams, departments, and management by actively listening and seeking feedback. 

    • Assists aerial team in inspection of courses and equipment, preparation for tours, and documentation of work performed. 

    • Calm and capable of performing rescue interventions, incident response, and incident documentation. 

    • Performs departmental tasks in efficient, organized manner. 

    Required Qualifications - 

    • Minimum age of 18  

    • Education - High school diploma or equivalent 

    • Experience - No prior experience necessary, training classes available. 

    • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Willing and able to participate in adventures, thorough and efficient work practices, and able to adapt to a variety of situations. 

    Work Conditions and Schedule - 

    • 10-12 hour long days of constant physical activity, 30-40+ hour workweeks 

    • Variety of isolated outdoor settings in ever changing weather conditions 

    • Must be able to work seasonally from at least Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. 

    • Must be able to work weekends and holidays. 

    Position type: Seasonal 

    Pay Range: $13-$17/hr. Depending upon Experience, Training, and Certification. 

    Start Date: March 1st - May 1st

    Apply Here!

  • Reservationist

    Guest Services
    Idaho Springs, Colorado
    $13.00 / hour

    Our guest services team provides genuine and friendly guest interactions, phone and online reservations, and check-in guests for their adventures. Our team has a deep understanding of risk management and safety and is highly knowledgeable of our adventures and operations. 

    Job Duties and Responsibilities - 

    • Sells adventure tours online and over the phone by informing and guiding guest purchases. 

    • Provides on-site check ins for guest arrivals by welcoming, informing, and directing guests to their adventures. 

    • Maintains food, beverage, and retail inventory, cash and credit card transactions with consistency and organization. 

    • Maintains order and cleanliness of facilities and office equipment. 

    Required Qualifications - 

    • Education - High school diploma or equivalent 

    • Experience - No prior experience necessary, on-site training provided. 

    • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Willing and able to participate in adventures, thorough and efficient work practices, and able to adapt to a variety of situations. 

    Preferred Qualifications - 

    • Education - Associate degree in related field or equivalent experience 

    • Experience - 1 year of customer service, sales, or retail 

    • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Basic knowledge of Microsoft OS and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) 

    Work Conditions and Schedule - 

    • 8-10 hour long days with some physical activity, 30-40+ hour workweeks 

    • Must be able to work seasonally from at least Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. 

    • Must be able to work weekends and holidays. 

    Position type: Seasonal 

    Pay Range: $13-$17/hr. Depending upon Experience, Training, and Education. 

    Start Date: March 1st - May 1st 

    Apply Here!

  • Photograper

    Guest Services
    Idaho Springs, Colorado
    $13.00 / hour

    Our photo team provides consistent, creative, and memorable pictures of our guest's adventures utilizing the beautiful scenery, rugged action, and unique moments that only they can capture. Our team keeps great time management to shoot, sort, upload, and sell their photos to guests immediately after their adventure. 

    Job Duties and Responsibilities - 

    • Captures quality action and group shots of guests throughout their adventure in a variety of locations and weather conditions. 

    • Provides own transportation to and from shooting locations. 

    • Able to efficiently sort, file, upload, and display digital photos. 

    • Able to sell photo packages to guests and provide response to guest questions and requests. 

    Required Qualifications - 

    • Education - High school diploma or equivalent 

    • Experience - No prior experience necessary, on-site training provided. 

    • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Willing and able to participate in adventures, thorough and efficient work practices, and able to adapt to a variety of situations. 

    Preferred Qualifications -  

    • Education – Photography related classes or background 

    • Experience - 1 year of customer service, sales, or retail 

    • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Basic knowledge of Microsoft OS and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) 

    Work Conditions and Schedule - 

    • 8-10 hour long days with some physical activity, 30-40+ hour workweeks 

    • Must be able to work seasonally from at least Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. 

    • Must be able to work weekends and holidays. 

    Position type: Seasonal 

    Pay Range: $13-$17/hr. Depending upon Experience, Training, and Certification. 

    Start Date: March 1st - May 1st 

    Apply Here!

  • Drivers

    Rafting
    Idaho Springs, Colorado
    $19.00 / hour

    Our driving team provides safe and smooth transportation from our base to river put ins and take outs in a regimented, timely manner. Our team maintains a perfect driving record, keeps our transport fleet in perfect condition, and handles trailers stacked with boats. 

    Job Duties and Responsibilities -  

    • Maintains transport fleet of buses, vans, and trailers by inspecting, documenting and servicing vehicle needs. 

    • Provides timely transportation of guests, staff, and equipment to and from base. 

    • Ensures proper fueling, tire pressure, and fluids of vehicles are performed and documented daily. 

    • Provide friendly service to all guests and coworkers. 

    Required Qualifications - 

    • Minimum age of 25 

    • Education - High school diploma or equivalent 

    • Experience – Excellent safety and driving records (must provide copy), has class B license with passenger and air brake endorsements. 

    • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Must be in good health with current DOT physical and able to pass pre-employment and random drug screenings. Driving includes use of a trailer. 

    Work Conditions and Schedule - 

    • 8-10 hour long days with some physical activity, 30-40+ hour workweeks 

    • Must be able to work seasonally from at least Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. 

    • Must be able to work weekends and holidays. 

    Position type: Seasonal 

    Pay Range: $19-$23/hr. Depending upon Experience, Training, and Certification. 

    Start Date: March 1st - May 1st 

    Apply Here!

  • Guest Service Representative

    Guest Services
    Idaho Springs, Colorado
    $13.00 / hour

    Our guest services team provides genuine and friendly guest interactions, phone and online reservations, and check-in guests for their adventures. Our team has a deep understanding of risk management and safety and is highly knowledgeable of our adventures and operations. 

    Job Duties and Responsibilities - 

    • Sells adventure tours online and over the phone by informing and guiding guest purchases. 

    • Provides on-site check ins for guest arrivals by welcoming, informing, and directing guests to their adventures. 

    • Maintains food, beverage, and retail inventory, cash and credit card transactions with consistency and organization. 

    • Maintains order and cleanliness of facilities and office equipment. 

    Required Qualifications - 

    • Education - High school diploma or equivalent 

    • Experience - No prior experience necessary, on-site training provided. 

    • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Willing and able to participate in adventures, thorough and efficient work practices, and able to adapt to a variety of situations. 

    Preferred Qualifications - 

    • Education - Associate degree in related field or equivalent experience 

    • Experience - 1 year of customer service, sales, or retail 

    • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Basic knowledge of Microsoft OS and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) 

    Work Conditions and Schedule - 

    • 8-10 hour long days with some physical activity, 30-40+ hour workweeks 

    • Must be able to work seasonally from at least Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. 

    • Must be able to work weekends and holidays. 

    Position type: Seasonal 

    Pay Range: $13-$17/hr. Depending upon Experience, Training, and Education. 

    Start Date: March 1st - May 1st 

    Apply Here!

How to Apply

For more information and to fill out an application please click on the APPLY HERE button. For any questions please also feel free to email us directly at seth@coloradoadventurecenter.com


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