Now Hiring


North Umpqua Outfitters is looking to add qualified river guides to our team for the 2019 rafting season!

River Guides Needed 2018

 

 We are the local outfitters serving the North Umpqua River since 1992, and have a permit with the US Forest Service. We do mostly day trips with some multi-day trips.

Current CPR/First Aid certification, current driver’s license, Class III-IV experience in paddle guiding and rowing is required. Swiftwater Rescue certification is a plus. This is a seasonal position, Rafting season begins May 20th. Specific duties/requirements include: arriving on time well groomed and with own PFD and helmet and river apparel, able to drive one of our vehicles, assist in handing out the proper equipment such as wet suits, river booties, life jackets, helmets, splash gear, water bottles and paddles, be able to give a safety talk in English, assist in pumping up the rafts, inflatable kayaks and getting them to the water, paddle guiding class II, III, and IV rapids, be able to rescue people who fall out of the raft/ inflatable kayak, assist with already prepared lunch, (set-up and break down), gather equipment upon the finish of the trip, load the rafts/inflatable kayaks on the trailer and properly tie down, drive vehicle back to the office. Yurt lodging with barbecue and office access for bathroom, showers and refrigerator is provided during employment.

Job Types: Two full time positions are available and will consider Part-time.

 

 

 

Required experience:

  • Class III-IV paddle guide: 1 years

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required license or certification:

  • CPR & First Aid

Required language:

  • English

Qualified individuals please send resumes to jobs@umpquarivers.com.

 

About North Umpqua Outfitters

Whitewater rafting, inflatable kayaking, and lodging business on the Wild and Scenic North Umpqua River west of Crater Lake National Park and permitted by the United States Forest Service. We are the local outfitter serving the largest percentage of the permitted allocated use in the Umpqua National Forest.

 

Bill and Sharon Blodgett
888-454-9696 541-496-3333
Swiftwater Park Guesthouse
www.nuolodging.com
North Umpqua Outfitters
www.nuorafting.com

Qualified individuals please send resumes to jobs@umpquarivers.com.