EMPLOYMENT
BLUE SKY RAFTING
ORIGINAL GLENWOOD SPRINGS RAFTING OUTFITTER &
OFFICIAL HANGING LAKE ADVENTURE CO-OP PARTNER
In this cheerful photo, a staff member dons a smile while shouldering river paddles, readying for an exciting rafting adventure.

EMPLOYMENT - BLUE SKY RAFTING

Since 1975, the Blue Sky Rafting team and its partners have dedicated extensive effort to craft adventures that enhance people’s lives through secure, professional, and enjoyable Colorado experiences. We take pride in our rich history, vibrant culture, and the unique contributions of each team member. To sustain this legacy, every employment opportunity we present and every individual we bring into our workforce should contribute positively to our team, culture, and history. If you’re ready to make a positive impact, apply now and share how you can enhance our team. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!

2024 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

The satisfaction of our guests is significantly shaped by the expertise of our river guides. While the role offers enjoyment and fulfillment, it also demands physical resilience and a sense of responsibility. If you embody these qualities, welcome aboard Captain!

Becoming a river guide requires completing a mandatory two-week training course. The certification received upon completion is recognized by the state of Colorado and easily transferrable to most other states. If you are already certified as a river guide in Colorado, the course is not mandatory, but successful completion of “Check Out” exams for each river section is still necessary.

For those certified in other states, a transfer form is available to bring your training to Colorado. If this applies to you, please inform us.

Upon completing the training, it is essential to have personal protective equipment, including a PFD (lifejacket), helmet, whistle, and river knife. After training, you become eligible for pro-deals, allowing you to purchase these items at a reduced cost.

At Blue Sky Rafting, our mission is to ensure our guests have the ultimate adventure experience, beginning with our dedicated river guides who play a pivotal role in making this vision a reality. If you’re enthusiastic about joining a vibrant and dynamic team and contributing to the creation of unforgettable memories for our guests, we invite you to apply now! For more information, reach out to us at 970.945.6605 or email info@raftbluesky.com.

Do you have a passion for delivering outstanding customer service? If so, we invite you to become a valued member of our team as an office staff member at Blue Sky Rafting and Hanging Lake Adventure Co-op!

As the initial point of contact for our guests, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the overall tone of their experience with us. Your role will require excellent organizational skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently, all while maintaining a positive and can-do attitude.

At Blue Sky Rafting, our commitment to providing guests with the best possible adventure and activity experience begins with our dedicated office staff. If you are prepared to join a team that is both enjoyable and dynamic, contributing to the creation of unforgettable memories for our guests, we encourage you to apply today! For more information, feel free to reach out to us at 970.945.6605 or email info@raftbluesky.com.

Blue Sky Rafting is currently seeking a seasonal summer photographer to capture unforgettable rafting moments on the Colorado River and Roaring Fork River in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Whether you’re a student or have a seasonal winter or school-year job, this opportunity is perfect for you! Our start and end dates are flexible to accommodate students or teachers, making it an ideal fit for those who love the great outdoors and can thrive in various weather conditions.

This entry-level position welcomes candidates with basic to intermediate photography and computer skills. Access to all shooting locations is conveniently provided through easy to moderate e-bike rides. While prior whitewater rafting or kayaking skills are not mandatory, they can be considered an asset. A valid driver’s license is recommended, and we furnish all necessary equipment, including cameras, computers, and bikes.

Join the vibrant and enjoyable team at Blue Sky Rafting and contribute to the creation of lasting memories for our guests. Apply today! For additional details, please reach out to us at 970.945.6605 or email us at info@raftbluesky.com.

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@raftbluesky.com.

At Blue Sky Rafting, our drivers are the unsung heroes of the river and trail. Serving as the initial and final point of contact for our guests, their role extends beyond transportation – they aim to leave a lasting impression. Our fleet of well-maintained vans and buses, complete with trailers, is prepared to efficiently transport guests to and from the river and trail, equipped with everything necessary for a successful adventure.

Our drivers play a pivotal role in the seamless operation of our business, managing the logistics of transporting everyone and everything to the departure and pick-up points. More than mere drivers, they are ambassadors of our company, skilled in making our guests feel special from the moment they step onto our vehicles.

Beyond their driving responsibilities, our drivers are also expected to assist in loading gear and preparing equipment, ensuring a flawless adventure experience for our guests.

If you’re seeking a thrilling career in the outdoors and enjoy working with people, why not explore the opportunity of becoming a driver for Blue Sky Rafting? We are always on the lookout for talented individuals who share our passion for rivers, trails, and the great outdoors. To find out more, please reach out to us at 970.945.6605 or email us at info@raftbluesky.com.

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