Summer Employment Opportunities
Rainbow Riders Adventure Tours
Rainbow Riders has been guiding whitewater adventure trips for over ten years. Over these years and through our experiences, we have developed an exiting, well-respected whitewater program. Rainbow Riders is seeking dedicated individuals, who like the outdoors and working with people to guide fun whitewater Rafting trips.
Main Rivers: Kananaskis River, Kananaskis Country. Class: 1-3
Bow River, Horseshoe Canyon in Kananaskis Country. Class: 2-4
1. River Guide
1. Swift Water Rescue level 1
2. CPR/ First Aid (up to date)
3. Minimum 1 year whitewater experience in: Rafting, Canoeing or Kayaking
4. Valid drivers license. Preferably class 4 and/or 2 but not mandatory.
5. Excellent communication skills
6. Familiar with local plant/ animal/ geological and historical background
7. Having FUN! Mandatory
River guides along with the actual guiding of the rivers will also be responsible for equipment set-up, vehicle inspections, safety talks, interpretive talks, equipment repairs, washing wet suits, loading and unloading boats and other related duties. Whitewater rafting is a "risk" sport, and therefore some of our clients may not be ready physically and/ or mentally. This is why good communication, experience, friendliness and professionalism are a must.
Whitewater Rafting Course: NEW APPLICANTS
The white water rafting course is offered on approximately May 15 and is available to selected qualified candidates for the price of $300.00. This is a five-day classroom (basic CPR)/ river course that upon successful completion will allow you to qualify as river guide applicant for Rainbow Riders Adventure Tours employment.
Only those candidates that are selected for an interview will be contacted. All other applicants are thanked for their interest in working with Rainbow Riders Adventure Tours.
For further information contact: 1-403-678-RAFT or Toll Free:1-887-717-RAFT(7238)
Application can be sent to: Rainbow Riders, P.O. Box 8577, Canmore, AB, T1W 2V3
Or Fax us at 1-403-673-004 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org