Trip Leaders are responsible for leading one to five day whitewater rafting trips on class I-IV rivers for people with disabilities and underserved youth. Trip Leaders are responsible for pre-trip planning including contacting agency leaders, reading a trip packet to become familiar with group goals and trip logistics, and formulating an overall trip plan the accomplishes each groups’ unique objectives. Trip Leaders will lead a team of Guides to effectively execute each trip, is responsible for overall trip safety, and will manage all aspects of trip logistics. Senior Guides will guide rafts in Class III whitewater and will also be asked to train and mentor new Guides. This may include leading training trips, riding in a boat with a trainee, or conducing checkout runs. A primary function of this and every other job at the National Ability Center is to ensure that each member, guest and visitor of the National Ability Center receives the highest caliber of service.
Based in Moab, Utah, seasonal, $90-$120/day
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