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Day Rafting Guide

Morrison’s Rogue Wilderness Adventures and Lodge (MRWAL) is seeking professional guides in helping us deliver exceptional experiences on the Rogue River for our guests. We are looking for guides to run our Recreational stretch trips from Roberston bridge to Argo. MRWAL is looking for qualified individuals who have solid rafting experience rowing stern framed Rafts, and are willing to bring the right attitude and personality to the table. This position is for doing day trips on the Recreation section of the rogue river, both half and full day trips from Robertson’s Bridge to Argo. We have extremely competitive industry pay rates. We Have over 70 years of experience on the Rogue River. If you think you have the unique skill set that can embody our company’s mission, vision, and values, please apply today!

Our season is May-September

Guide Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely navigate oar and/or paddle rafts down the Recreation section (Robertson bridge to Grave Creek ) of the Rogue River
  • Work positively with other team members to implement all aspects of a MRWAL trip from pack-up to clean-up in order to provide guests with a safe, meaningful and memorable experience
  • Engage and respond to guests in a positive, friendly and supportive manner, including meeting their expressed and unexpressed needs
  • Provide meaningful interpretation to our guests on natural and cultural history topics pertinent to the trip, such as geology, Wild and Scenic Rivers, early homesteaders, Pacific salmon etc.
  • Take care of MRWA’s equipment and facilities
  • Professionally represent MRWA and its Mission, Vision and Values
  • Follow all policies and procedures as outlined in MRWA Guide Manual

Guide Qualifications:

  • Legally allowed to work in the United States
  • At least one year of previous commercial whitewater guiding experience; both oar and paddle rafts preferred
  • A current First Aid certification with CPR
  • A positive, supportive team player
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Physically fit, able to work long hours in the field and lift and carry heavy objects over awkward terrain
  • Willing and eager to interact positively with a range of age groups, from small children to seniors
  • Experience in guest services or group leadership preferred
Job Category: Rafting Guide
Job Type: Full Time Part Time Seasonal
Job Location: 8500 Galice Rd. Merlin

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