Raft Guide

Summer job on the local waterways rafting and fishing all day.

Join us for a summer of fun on the water!  Guiding rafting trips on the Gunnison, Taylor, Lake Fork and more.  If you already have your creds to run, we are super flexible in scheduling.  If you need training to get your guide certification, you can take our training class starting May 17, 2021. We've been running Gunnison County rivers since 1977 because we love it as much as our guests do!
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Compensation & Benefits

Starting at $15.00 hourly

Raft borrowing program available on your days off.
Family member discounts.
Work as little as 2 days a week.  Full Time also available.
  • Discounts Job provides discounts on goods or services
  • Flexible Hours Job has flexibilty in when the hours are worked
  • Training Job provides some form of training either before starting or on the job

Hours & Seasonality

16 to 40 hours weekly

We are open from Memorial Day thru Labor Day every year.
Daily hours of operation roughly 8am to 4-5pm.
  • Summer Roughly June, July, and August


Downtown Gunnison less than one block from the bus stop at Piezan's.
Also Outpost Boathouse at MM 7.25 in Taylor Canyon, up from Almont.
  • Almont Almont and nearby areas
  • Gunnison In or near the City of Gunnison

Job Requirements

Certified as a Commercial River Guide.
(f not, we also train starting May 17, and we also have office support positions available with no experience necessary.)
  • Résumé Must provide resume
  • Specialty Certification Requires specialized certification

Education Requirements

Any Level of Education

Run what you brung!
Apply now!
Email us your resume at info@scenicrivertours.com
Call us to talk at 970.641.3131
Inspect our operations at www.scenicrivertours.com
  - you can also sign up for the Guide Training here
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Scenic River Tours, Inc.

Guided rafting and fishing trips, full retail river gear equipment shop.

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