|By VA GUIDES
Mar 17, 2014
|Vertical Adventure Guides is looking for New Adventure Staff!
WOW, can you believe it’s almost spring, though the weather does not show it? Soon Adventurers from all over the Midwest will be seeking out Vertical Adventure Guides to take them on a great experience this Summer. 2014 will be our 17th season, and we are adding to our staff to meet the increasing demand for our services. VA is looking for new staff that can lead, assist in leading, or are willing to learn how to lead Kayak, Rock Climbing, Caving, and Zip Lining adventures. We need staff who are both passionate about what they do and who have flexible schedules. While we will try to keep you as busy as possible, these are part-time positions. That being said, we can be flexible with scheduling for other jobs you have but weekend availability is required. Working with VA will be a very rewarding experience!
Location: Mainly SW Wisconsin- Devil's Lake-Baraboo area
VA needs to fill these positions:
Kayak, Caving, Zip lining, Rock Climbing, Cycling staff
Qualifications: Minimum age is 18 years old
•Min. required experience varies dependent on which adventure(s) you are brought in for
• CPR/First Aid or Wilderness First Aid certification (or able get it before starting with VA)
• preferred: minimum Top Rope Guide training via AMGA, PCGI, or PCIA (rock climbing)
•Preferred- life guard training or basic water safety/small watercraft safety/rescue
•Must be willing to submit to a background check since we work with children/families
•Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a van/vehicle with trailer will also be very helpful
• Lead safe, fun, and exciting adventure day/multi day trips with a variety of adventure seekers
• Lead small and larger groups, larger groups with one or more assistants
• Bond with clients on a fun and interactive level- be yourself
• Own your own climbing rack, harness, helmet, and personal equipment- Preferred but not required
Dates of Needed Availability:
Fri/Sat/Sun, Mid-May through at least Labor Day, with additional week days most likely based on bookings.
Varies- dependent on experience, skills, how many Adventure areas you are qualified in and tips sometimes given by clients. Lodging is available with our head staff for those who are not living in the area. Positions will be for lead and assistant adventure staff.
How to Apply:
Please send us a cover letter introducing yourself and your interest, along with a resume. We look forward to getting to know you! Must be available for an initial Skype interview from about April 1st- 30th. New staff will be required to sign an independent contractors, confidentiality and non-compete agreement.
Joel and Diane