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Fun Summer Jobs! Whitewater Rafting in the Southeast


Posted by Wildwater Ltd on 05/08/2019

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Outdoor

Job Categories: Guide (raft,fish,bike hunt,horse etc.)

Company Type: TravelandTourism

State: TN

City: Hartford

Country: United States

Required Experience: 0 - 1 year

Job Type: Seasonal

Salary: $10-20,000/year

Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel:

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 50+ miles

Job Description & Requirements

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Wildwater is a family owned and operated company.  We treat our guides and guests like our family!  No previous experience is required but we do want to hire team players that are ready to learn and constantly striving to be better.  

We are hiring raft guides at all locations: Ocoee River in Ducktown, TN, Pigeon River in Hartford, TN, Nantahala River in Bryson City, NC, and Chattooga River in Long Creek, SC

Raft Guide: 
You have the largest impact on our Guest’s experience down the river.  While this job is both fun and rewarding, it is also physically demanding—Guides must be in decent physical condition.  Training is unpaid but provided at no cost (except Guide School).  Discounts are available for required gear.  Must be at least 18 years old to guide.

The season starts in late March and runs through late November, with our peak season from June-August. 

Team housing is available at all locations. 

About Wildwater Ltd

Located in the Southeast region of the US, Wildwater provides whitewater rafting trips and zipline canopy tours at four different locations: the Nantahala River, Pigeon River, Ocoee River and Chattooga River. We are a family owned and operated company that seeks to provide quality trips to groups and families.

Become part of the Wildwater Family!  All of our unique locations hold not only whitewater opportunities and great aerial views on the canopy tours, but also hold all of your outdoor desires.  Outside of work, there is hiking, mountain biking, great friends and great food- your favorite playground, The Great Smoky Mountains, will be in your back yard!  Whether you are looking to grow your outdoor professional career or just want to have a fun summer job, Wildwater is the place for you!