Employment with Red River Adventures

The hiring process for the 2022 season will begin in January. Email your resume to Jason: jason@redriveradventures.com

River Guide

Job duties: River guides navigate 13-foot and 14-foot inflatable paddle rafts on a Class 2 section of the Colorado River known as the Moab “Daily.” Guides work 5-6 days per week during the peak season (late May through mid-August). All training is provided by Red River and no prior experience is necessary. Guides are expected to be outgoing and personable, with strong communication skills, and will interact with guests of all ages. This is a full-time, seasonal position. Red River is also hiring Trip Leaders with a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification.

Requirements and skills:

  • First Aid and CPR certifications (can be completed online)
  • physically fit and able to work in the heat (90+ degrees)
  • strong interpersonal communication skills and work ethic
  • full-time availability from late May through mid-August
  • FOR TRIP LEADERS ONLY: Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification

Wages: Depends on certifications and experience.

Canyoneering Guide

PLEASE NOTE: This position requires the AMGA Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) certification and a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification. If you lack either of these certifications, do not apply.

Job duties: Canyoneering guides lead trips in four canyons ranging from four to six hours in length. See below for certification and availability requirements. Guides are also trained on the river and are required to guide rafting trips when necessary. Guides work 5-6 days per week and are expected to be outgoing and personable, with strong communication and safety skills. This is a full-time, seasonal position.

Requirements and skills:

  • AMGA Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) certification
  • Wilderness First Responder (WFR) certification
  • strong interpersonal communication skills and work ethic
  • physically fit and able to work in the heat (90+ degrees)
  • full-time availability through mid-August
  • willing to guide rafting trips when necessary (training is provided)

Wages: $80-$200 per trip

Apply or Inquire


To apply or inquire, email Jason: jason@redriveradventures.com