Senior White Water Rafting Instructor

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Located in beautiful Whistler, BC, Wedge Rafting is part of The Adventure Group (TAG). Wedge Rafting’s mission is to create spectacular experiences for people that lead to moments of personal growth. The Senior Whitewater Rafting Instructor provides a safe, professional and memorable experience for our guests.

Responsibilities and Deliverables:

• Trip lead groups on class 3-4 whitewater rivers in both Whistler and Squamish, British Columbia
• Enforce safety rules and regulations on and off river
• Provide a high level of guest service to clients
• Instruct, coach and provide feedback to junior rafting instructors
• Plan and lead training sessions (first aid, river running skills etc.)
• Organize and inspect equipment for each trip
• Maintain trip reports and records
• May assist in raft and equipment maintenance

Key Qualifications and Attributes:

• 3 – 5 years of experience as a senior whitewater rafting instructor and / or Trip Leader
• Swift water Rescue Technician Certification
• BC River Outfitters Association guide license or equivalent required
• Must hold current first aid certification, minimum 16 hours (80 hour preferred)
• Must be able to assess river conditions and lead groups
• Strong whitewater kayaking skills an asset
• Class 4 commercial driver’s license a strong asset
• Candidates must have strong English language skills and be able to lead tours fluently in English. Knowledge of other languages is considered an asset

Additional Information:

• Role is seasonal full time – 30hrs per week, running from April to September
• Starting wage $26.00/hour (paid per trip equivalent), 4% vacation pay, incremental increases based on experience and skills
• Wellness package offered after completion of 4 seasons with The Adventure Group

How to Apply:

Applicants may apply through this online portal, or alternatively they may reach out to the Operations Manager for The Adventure Group, Geoff Steventon. Please send your resume and cover letter to Please indicate in the subject line the role(s) you are applying for. We thank all applicants for your interest however we will only contact those chosen for an interview.

Wedge Rafting Ltd
211-4293 Mountain Square, Whistler, BC, V8E 1B8
Phone: 604.932.7171
Fax: 604.648.8529

Facebook: The Adventure Group Whistler
Twitter: @TAGWhistler
Instagram: @TAGWhistler


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