Head Fly Fishing Guide
Teton Valley Ranch Camp

Spend your summer Fly Fishing at summer camp in Wyoming

On-property rivers and ponds + easy access to all the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Seasonal

Head Fly Fishing Guide

Teton Valley Ranch Camp
Location:
Dubois, Wyoming
Experience:
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts in 4 months. (May 22, 2022)

Result Statement: Run and develop a fun, creative, and educational program which develops campers’ confidence, curiosity, and knowledge of fly fishing. Instruct campers and staff on fly fishing and fly tying techniques.  Educate camp community on local fish species, bodies of water in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, and the ethical considerations of the sport. Actively manage the many risks associated with fly fishing activities (including fast-moving or deep water, wildlife, etc.).  Effectively manage, coach, and communicate with Assistant Fishing Guides. Frequently lead day trips off property and occasionally lead overnight trips. Rowing ability not required.

Direct Supervisor: Program Director

Reporting Positions: Assistant Fishing Guide(s)

On-camp housing and meals provided.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 21 years old
  • CPR Certification
  • Wilderness First Aid Certification
  • Preferably 1 year of prior experience working with children

Position Specific Duties:

  • Job Specific
    • Set-up, Equipment, Ordering and Inventory
      • Set-up, clean, and organize the fishing shed before the campers arrive to camp.
      • Place orders for the supplies needed during the summer.
      • Maintain all equipment to ensure proper functioning.
      • Inventory equipment and supplies at the end of the season.
      • Clean, organize, and close up the fishing shed when the summer season is over.
    • Activities
      • Plan activities in advance with the Program Director.
      • Lead fishing activities: first degree, fly tying, half-day fishing trips, full-day fishing trips, fishing overnights, and other special activities.
      • Attend fence meetings to select campers that will join you for the activity period.
      • Complete all necessary preparation prior to each activity period, for both in-camp and off-property activities.
  • Personnel Management
    • Create fishing staff assignments for daily activities.
    • Provide at least one formal evaluation with each reporting staff member during each season.
  • Budget Management
    • Manage the fishing facility, organization, cleanliness, stocking, and sanitation.
    • Order supplies for the fishing program, as necessary.
    • Honor the fishing budget to ensure fiscal responsibility.
  • Community
    • Attend all meals, campfires, and other camp-wide activities.
    • Be a reliable, supportive, and positive member of the TVRC community.
      • This position requires guide-like skills but it is not strictly a guiding position; you are expected to be involved in all aspects of the total camp program, especially general camper engagement.
    • Receive feedback from peers, as well as supervisors.
    • Offer feedback to peers and supervisors when you notice things well done or needing adjustment.

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