Hanging Lake Adventure Co-op & Partners EMPLOYMENT 2024
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RIVER GUIDES / OFFICE STAFF / PHOTOGRAPHERS
DRIVERS / BIKE STAFF & MORE
In this cheerful photo, a staff member dons a smile while shouldering river paddles, readying for an exciting rafting adventure.

RIVER RAFT GUIDES - EMPLOYMENT

Since 1975, the Hanging Lake Adventure Co-op crew and partners have worked long and hard at creating an adventure that enriches people’s lives by providing a safe, professional, and fun Colorado adventure experience. We are proud of our history, our culture, and our individual contributions. To ensure this continues, every job position we offer and individual we hire for employment should add positively to our team, culture, and history. So apply now and let us know how you can contribute. We’d love to add you to the team!

2024 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

The experience of our guests is heavily influenced by our river guides. While the role is enjoyable and fulfilling, it can also be physically challenging and requires responsible individuals. If this is you, welcome aboard Captain!

To become a river guide, a comprehensive two-week training course is mandatory and provided by our partner, Blue Sky Rafting. The certification you receive upon completion is recognized by the state of Colorado and can easily be transferred to most other states. If you are already certified as a river guide in Colorado, this course will not be necessary, but you will still need to pass “Check Out” exams for each section of the river.

For those who are certified in other states, a transfer form is available to transfer your training to Colorado. If this applies to you, please let us know.

After finishing the training, it is also required to have personal protective equipment including a PFD (lifejacket), helmet, whistle, and river knife. Once you have completed the training, you will be eligible for pro-deals, which allow you to purchase these items at a reduced cost.

At Hanging Lake Adventure Co-op, our goal is to ensure that our guests have the ultimate adventure and activity experience. This begins with our dedicated river guides who play a crucial role in making this a reality. If you’re eager to be part of a lively and dynamic team and contribute to creating unforgettable memories for our guests, we encourage you to apply now! To find out more, please get in touch with us at 970.945.6605 or send an email to info@hanginglake.com.

Are you someone who is passionate about delivering exceptional customer service? If so, we want you to join our team as an office staff member at Hanging Lake Adventure Co-op!

As the first point of contact for our guests, you’ll play a crucial role in setting the tone for their entire experience with us. You’ll need to be highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, all while maintaining a positive, can-do attitude.

At Hanging Lake Adventure Co-op, we’re committed to providing our guests with the best possible experience on all of our adventures and activities, and that starts with our office staff. If you’re ready to join a fun and dynamic team, and help create unforgettable memories for our guests, apply today! To learn more, please contact us at 970.945.6605 or info@hanginglake.com.

Hanging Lake Adventure Co-op is seeking a seasonal summer photographer to capture rafting memories on the Colorado River and Roaring Fork River in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. If you’re a student or have a seasonal winter or school-year job, this is the perfect opportunity for you! Our start and end dates are flexible to accommodate students or teachers, and this position is ideal for those who love the great outdoors and can handle various weather conditions.

This is an entry-level role, though basic/intermediate level photography and computer skills are beneficial. All of our shooting locations can be reached through easy to moderate e-bike rides. Whitewater rafting or kayaking skills are not mandatory but can be an asset. A valid driver’s license is recommended. We provide the necessary equipment including cameras, computers, and bikes.

Join the dynamic and fun team at Hanging Lake Adventure Co-op and help create lasting memories for our guests. Apply today! To learn more, please contact us at 970.945.6605 or email us at info@hanginglake.com.

At Hanging Lake Adventure Co-op, our drivers are the unsung heroes of the river and trail. They are often the first and last people our guests interact with, and their job is not just to transport, but to make an impression. Our fleet of vans and buses are well-maintained, clean and ready to take guests to and from the river and trail, with trailers in tow to carry all the necessary equipment for a successful adventure.

Our drivers play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our business, as they handle the logistics of getting everyone and everything to the departure and pick-up points. They are more than just drivers, they are the ambassadors of our company and they know how to make our guests feel special, starting from the moment they board our vehicles.

In addition to their driving duties, our drivers are also expected to help load gear and prepare equipment, taking extra care to ensure a seamless adventure experience for our guests.

If you’re looking for an exciting career in the outdoors and love working with people, why not consider becoming a driver for Hanging Lake Adventure Co-op? We’re always looking for talented individuals who share our passion for the rivers, trails, and great outdoors. To learn more, please contact us at 970.945.6605 or info@hanginglake.com.

Are you a biking enthusiast who loves providing exceptional customer service? If yes, we want you to join our team as a biking staff member at Hanging Lake Adventure Co-op!

As the first and last point of contact for our biking guests, you’ll be instrumental in shaping their entire biking experience with us. You’ll need to be highly organized and capable of juggling multiple tasks while maintaining a positive and can-do attitude.

At Hanging Lake Adventure Co-op, we’re dedicated to delivering the best possible biking adventures to our guests, and that begins with our biking staff.

If you’re ready to join a fun and dynamic team, and help create unforgettable memories for our guests, apply today! To learn more, please contact us at 970.945.6605 or info@hanginglake.com.

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