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Raft California offers customer service based full time seasonal jobs. Our season ramps up in April and tapers off by October. Interested in learning how to be a whitewater raft guide? We have options for that too! See what other positions we currently have available!

  • Commissary Assistant

    $12.00 / hour

    The purpose of this role is to assist the Commissary Manager with inventory, preparing, transporting and serving of meals for Raft California guests.



    • Current California Food Handler’s Permit.
    • Current driver’s license.
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets.
    • Previous food preparation experience.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • The ability to lift heavy boxes and coolers.
    • The ability to maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.
    • Knowing, understanding, implementation, and compliance with all applicable health codes in kitchen and food work spaces.
    • Must be responsible and make a full commitment to the job for the season.


    Job Responsibilities Include:

    • Reporting to the Commissary Manager.
    • Helping with all meal packing, preparation, serving, and cleaning.
    • Safety conscious practices in the kitchen and food work spaces.
    • Being familiar with day to day meal logistics.
    • Being able to adapt to changes in daily logistics.
    • Working outdoors in all types of weather conditions for extended periods of time.
    • Good time management.
    • Janitorial and grounds duties as needed.
    • Patience, creativity, and communication skills.
    • Having outstanding communication and rapport building skills with a variety of people.
    • Possessing the desire and ability to interact with guests in a friendly and professional manner.
    • Being on time and prepared for all scheduled shifts.
    • Maintaining a good attitude and keeping morale high throughout the season.
    • Practicing environmentally sound processes.
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  • Learn How to be a Whitewater Raft Guide!

    Our whitewater guide school will teach you the skills to become a commercial river guide.

    This River Guide School is ideal for college students or winter recreation workers interested in summer employment. We also welcome those who would like to learn the skills, but are not seeking employment. Our minimum age to participate is 16, but to be eligible for employment one must be at least 18.

    We are looking for people who are safety conscious, team oriented, hard working, responsible, personable, fit, environmentally conscious, and ready for challenges! Rafting instruction is in paddle boats. Completion of our guide school does not guarantee employment.

    First-Aid and CPR certification are mandatory for commercial river guides. These are not included with our guide school training, in order to maximize on-river time. We highly recommend obtaining these certifications prior to the guide school.

    • 7 days!
    • Best California white water run with permits on over 12 rivers!
    • Lunch included each day.
    • Large private campground on the South Fork American River.
    • Experienced guides: skilled and ready to provide a safe and fun outdoor adventure.
    • New Adventures each day – we will visit other rivers like the North Yuba, East Carson and Klamath if flows permit!

    Price: $500 + 8% state/county river access fee. 

    To sign up or for inquiries please visit: https://raftcalifornia.com/whitewater-guide-school/

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  • Experienced Whitewater Raft Guide

    $85.00 / day + tips

    Please send cover letter, resume and at least 2 professional references to info@raftcalifornia.com

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  • Reservationist

    $12.00 / hour

    Please send a cover letter, resume and at least 2 professional references to info@raftcalifornia.com.

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  • Shuttle Driver

    Basic Requirements For Drivers:

    • Current California Class B License

    • Understand there are required Drug/Alcohol tests (paid for by Raft California)

    • Up to date First Aid and CPR Certificates (must provide proof/copy)

    Wages depend on experience. Please inquire with any questions!

    Please send a cover letter, resume and at least 2 professional references to info@raftcalifornia.com.

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How to Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume and at least two professional references to info@raftcalifornia.com.

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