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Looking for a great summer job?  Join our team as a raft guide on the Lower Animas River in Durango, Colorado.  Our guide school starts May 22nd and runs for 6 days.  We will cover all the requirements to be a commercial raft guide in the state of Colorado, including 50 hours of on water training, rigging and maneuvering a raft, reading river currents, river hazards, scouting and running rapids, river rescues and emergency procedures, proper fit and use of PFD’s, and how to guide customers down the river.  Once guide school is complete, we offer a supplemental first aid/CPR class in order to meet all state requirement to guide a commercial raft trip.

Working as a raft guide is a great way to get outside and enjoy the outdoors!  If you are a people person and successfully complete our guide school you can make upwards of $50-$100 in tips per day.

Here at Colorado Outback Adventures, we know the value of our employees and take care of them.  You won’t be another number or lost in a crowd of employees.  We have many employees who come back year after year and continue to be a part of our team.

We aren’t just a rafting company.  We also offer Jeep Tours, RZR/UTV rentals, Kids Adventure Track Race, and Jeep Rentals.  We have a variety of jobs and if you are willing to work hard and get the job done, we will do our best to find a position for you in our company where you fit best.

Apply now to join our team:

Posted By: Casey

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