Pursuit

WHITEWATER RAFT GUIDE (GLACIER RAFT CO)

Location : City
West Glacier
Employment Type
Seasonal, Full-Time
Wage (Gross)
USD $10.00/hr
Job ID
2022-22531

What will be your daily pursuit?

Your daily pursuit is providing our guests with the best and safest rafting experience possible!

What perks can you expect?

  • Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe
  • Seasonal work experience in a historic raft company setting in iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring locations
  • Full-time work of 35+ hours weekly across the summer season
  • Fast-paced and active position – get your step counter ready!
  • Complimentary lodging and some complimentary meals!
  • The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends
  • Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations
  • Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks

What will you do in this job?

  • Safely navigate oar/paddle rafts down Class I – III rivers
  • Work positively with other team members to implement all aspects of a Glacier Raft Co trip in order to provide guests with a safe, meaningful, and memorable fishing experience
  • Provide risk management capability in remote/backcountry settings
  • Provide meaningful interpretation to our guests on natural and cultural history topics such as geology, flora and fauna, ecology, etc.
  • Give effective and demonstrative safety talks
  • Engage with our guests in a positive, friendly, and supportive manner
  • Offers assistance to guests and teammates where needed
  • Be a utility player who can complete a variety of job duties

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • Previous whitewater guiding experience strongly preferred
  • Completion of GRC 6-day guide school
  • CPR & First Aid Certification or Advanced Medical Certification
  • Be willing and able to work solo or as part of a team
  • Be organized with a great eye for detail
  • Be kind to others and always bring your best
  • Be a good communicator, always suggesting ideas and solutions
  • Be helpful and friendly, willing to go the extra mile
  • Be relaxed, flexible and able to handle a few curve balls
  • Be ready to have fun!

What will your work environment be like?

  • You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring Glacier National Park. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife. You’ll participate in team events – and fun!
  • You’ll spend your days on the river and around a historic raft company
  • Glacier Park Collection is a non-smoking, drug-free environment
  • Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi.
  • You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required
  • You'll spend your days working with a unique team of individuals where your views, orientation, culture, background and opinions are welcome as we strive to ensure an inclusive culture.

EEO Information

Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Pursuit values diverse backgrounds and experience and we welcome all who are eligible to work in Canada to apply! We thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

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