Golden, BC - River Guide / Trip Leader - Wild Water Adventures

Golden, BC - River Guide / Trip Leader - Wild Water Adventures: 

Full Time

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Start Date: 

May 1st, 2018

End Date: 

Sept. 30th, 2018

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Job Description: 

Wild Water Adventures is seeking experienced Rafting Guides/Trip Leaders to join our 2018 team. Our rafting trips take place on the famous Kicking Horse River where you will be providing a great river experience to our guests on our Gentle, Whitewater Exciter and Maximum Horse Power Trips. British Columbia and particularly the Kicking Horse River offers some of the best pay rates in the world as well a fantastic environment to spend a summer. We are based in an internationally renowned resort and as a result our standards for guest service are very high. Guides need to enjoy interacting with guests in a professional and courteous manner and be prepared to go that extra mile to provide that unforgettable experience. We are a small company that thrives on a great team atmosphere that is able to work within a great set of systems and are keen to improve their performance level everyday.  

Job duties include:

  • Guiding rafts down class III to IV+ whitewater rapids.
  • Responsible for gear preparation and maintenance on a daily, and ongoing, basis, delivering safety briefings and demonstrations, instructing guests on rafting techniques, controlling large groups of guests, payment and waiver introductions, following emergency and safety protocols, ensuring other guides follow emergency and safety protocols, support and training of guides, providing first aid, CPR and river rescue when necessary, completing required paperwork. 
  • Working with a team of guides ranging in size from two to twelve per trip, guiding guest groups ranging from two to one hundred guests per trip.



A minimum of 3 to 5 years guiding class IV whitewater is required, some at a Trip Leader level, as well as first aid and river rescue certification.  Some training of newer guides is required.


$22 - $25 / hr.

Application Process: 

Send cover letter and resume via e-mail to Ted Bilton, Owner below.  Interviews will be conducted via Skype or Google.



Tuesday, May 1, 2018