2018 Senior Trip Leader: Rafting

Posting Date: 
December 12, 2017
Company: 
REO Rafting Resort
Location: 
Nahatlatch River
Description: 
Senior Trip Leader: Nahatlatch River (Class 4+) Location - REO Rafting Resort, Nahatlatch Valley. Seasonal Full-time, approx May 1 – September 10, 2018 Applicants must have: 1. Min 5 years raft guiding & trip leading experience on technical Class 3-4 rivers (provide list of rivers/trips) 2. Rescue 3 Whitewater Rescue Technician certification or Class 4-5 safety kayak experience 3. Wilderness First Aid OR comparable training (min 40 hours) 4. Raft guide instructor training experience 5. BC Class 2 bus license or equivalent 6. Cell phone with plan that works in our area (Fraser Canyon BC) & waterproof watch 7. Speak and write fluently in English. Compensation: $25.00 per hour (with all 7 requirements) Major Responsibilities: 1. Organize and trip lead rafting trips on Class 2, 3, 4 and 5 whitewater 2. Greet guests and oversee guest care, assess medical issues, client needs 3. Ensure guest safety while adhering to REO risk management protocols on-river & off-river 4. Train and mentor junior guides and assist with fam trips, sign-off trips and river exams 5. Prepare and implement training of basic swiftwater rescue techniques 6. Prepare weekly work schedules for Bryan’s approval (guides, drivers and safety support) 7. Manage and approve all river guide and staff timesheets for bi-monthly payroll 8. Organize the repair and maintenance of all rafting and river equipment 9. Other duties as assigned by resort managers Please email bryanfogelman@gmail.com outlining how you meet each of the 7 major requirements for the job and your direct experience in handling the 9 responsibilities listed above.

Myth-Buster

Myth: Rafting is dangerous Busted: While there is inherent risk in doing anything in a wilderness settings, there is nowhere on Earth with a safer rafting industry than here in B.C. Members of the BCROA adhere to industry leading standards that surpass government regulations. Ask any guide: they’re more concerned about their safety driving in city traffic than rafting on the river.

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