Hiring Rafting Guides - We'll Train You!
On the Arkansas River in Buena Vista, Colorado
- Buena Vista, Colorado
- $2,300.00 / season + tips
- No experience required
- Start Date:
- Job starts in 4 months (May 20, 2018)
Wilderness Aware Rafting is now accepting rafting guide applications for the 2018 summer river season. Previous rafting experience is NOT necessary. We provide all the necessary training needed to turn you into a high-quality professional river guide.
First-year guides can expect to gross approximately $2300 (plus tips) from mid-May through late August. Experienced guides can expect to earn up to $8,000 (plus tips) a season.
We will teach you everything you need to know to be a guide including rigging a boat for a wilderness expedition.
The hiring process involves filling out an online application, a short phone interview, and participation in a 5-day interview trip on the whitewater of Arizona’s Salt River during the month of March. Click Here to see photos of the Salt River and/or watch the interview trip video near the end of this page.
Learn more about Wilderness Aware Rafting guide training, interview trips, application and hiring process on our website.
Applications will be accepted until March 1st. However, there are limited positions available on our interview trips so we encourage you to apply as early as possible.
How to Apply
Fill out the online application.