Now Hiring: Adventure Guides

September 7th, 2014

We are looking for adventurers.  Outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy helping people take on a unique adventure experience.  If you are interested in learning more, read on to see our job posting…

Adventure Guides at Red Mountain Park fill a tall order:

Role and Responsibilities

Adventure Guides have a tremendous responsibility on their shoulders to insure that all guests have an incredible and safe experience.  Adventure Guides provide orientation for guests and guide them through various zip line tours and treetop canopy adventures while providing a safe, enjoyable and engaging experience.

  • Monitor guests, equipment and course
  • Ability to comply with Park safety rules and policies
  • Ability to operate professionally at all times
  • Work to ensure that the Adventure Area is clean at all times
  • Meet and greet Red Mountain Park guests
  • Maintain a good sense of humor and cooperative attitude in dealing with all guests
  • Treat guests with respect, so they will know they are valued and cared for
  • Instruct guests in gearing-up, safety orientation and ground school
  • Maintain proficiency with guiding participants safely through every element of the Adventure Area
  • Keep informed on Park attractions, events and history
  • Responsible for personal safety and safety of others
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Flexible work schedule to include weekends, nights and holidays
  • Minimum Education: high school diploma/GED
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated, strong communication skills
  • Must be a team player with a “Can-Do” attitude, and willing to assist in all areas of Park operations
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced outdoor environment in various weather and temperature scenarios
  • Demonstrate responsible, reliable, punctual and commitment to job
  • Excited about engaging people and sharing the wonder of Red Mountain Park
  • Family friendly, pleasant and courteous in all interactions with Park guests
  • Must be punctual and utilize time efficiently
  • Must be comfortable talking to groups
  • Flexible schedule (regular evening, weekend and holiday work expected)
  • Must be physically fit, able to lift 50 pounds, and able to hike, climb, rappel and work at heights in excess of 50 feet above ground level
  • Must successfully complete guide training, including written and assessment tests
  • Able to make risk management decisions
  • Must complete or have a current First Aid and CPR Certificate (classes may be available for those without current certifications

 

Please send resume by email to:

Cynthia Tarver, ctarver@redmountainpark.org

205.202.6043 ext. 11

 

 

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