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Updated February 27th, 2021

Customer Service Representative

Come join an amazing company and be part of our mission to transform lives through experiential adventures!

Colorado Wilderness Rides and Guides is looking for a Customer Service Representative, who is enthusiastic about the outdoor-industry, detail-oriented, honest, easy to work with, organized, and interested in talking to prospective clients about various opportunities to experience the great outdoors. This individual is expected to be a team player with the ability to work independently. Candidate must also be professional, personable, positive and motivated to contribute to our company’s overall goals.

The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and the ability to effectively engage clients in discussing their dream outdoor adventures, as well as the technical and sales skills to close the deal and record and process details on trips that are booked.

This position is the perfect entry point for individuals who have a passion for the outdoors and want to learn more about the outdoor industry. Knowledge of Boulder and Rocky Mountain National Park will be beneficial to this position as well as personal experience with hiking, biking, climbing and fishing on the front range. Joining guided trips on days off will be another way for the Customer Service Representative to gain further knowledge of the area.

This is a full-time position Monday – Friday, 9am to 5 pm. We are a seasonal business, so we will consider candidates looking for year-round work as well as those looking for a summer season position.

  • Responsibilities/Qualifications:
    • Interest or experience in Colorado outdoor activities (i.e. hiking, biking, climbing, skiing, watersports, photography, fishing, horseback riding, etc.).
    • Ability to sell trips and answer questions from clients by phone and email.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Very strong interpersonal communication skills.
    • Strong written communication skills.
    • Organized, detail-oriented and responsive.
    • Ability to learn new operating systems and effectively handle client questions and bookings.
    • Ability to follow through and complete tasks, while multi-tasking and assisting other staff.
    • Proficiency with word processing and spreadsheet programs.
    • Clean driving record with valid driver’s license.
  • Preferred qualifications
    • Sales experience.
    • Understanding and familiarity with content management systems (CRM); helpful but not required.
    • 25 years-old or older.
    • Knowledge of safety and risk management procedures in the outdoors.
    • Background in event planning, hospitality management, outfitting, adventure travel industry.
  • Pay/Benefits:
    • Hourly wage – $13-15 per hour; based on experience
    • Full Time
    • Family friendly work environment
    • Professional development
    • Professional purchase discounts
    • Ability to join guided trips on weekends and days off

please send cover letter and resume to tom@cwrag.com

Additional Seasonal Customer Service Position

This is a part-time or can be full-time position from mid/late May - August. This is a seasonal office sales position handing whitewater rafting and other adventure sales.

  • Responsibilities/Qualifications:
    • Pay/Benefits:
    • Part time or Full time (position can include flex schedule with days days off and weekends on based on right candidate)
    • Hourly wage – $15.00 per hour; based on experience
    • Family friendly work environment
      Professional development (sales, social media, and more)
    • Professional purchase discounts
      Ability to join guided trips and participate in internal / external skill trainings (rock climbing, backcountry skiing, whitewater rafting, fly fishing, mountain biking, avalanche training, etc) on weekends and days off

please send cover letter and resume to tom@cwrag.com

Professional Adventure Guide

Professional Adventure Guide (Boulder)
compensation: Hourly or day rate based on Experience
part-time/season

Technical Rock Climbing and Mountaineering, Backpacking, Mountain Biking, Fly Fishing and Backcountry Ski guides needed.

Job Type: Part-Time Seasonal

Company Description:
We (Colorado Wilderness Rides And Guides) are a premiere, year-round, full-spectrum guiding service for wilderness tours and trips, adventure based team building activities, transportation, safety training, event planning, and expert advice across the Rockies. We are committed to the highest standards of mountain travel and are composed of well-trained and experienced wilderness educators and guides. We are a local, custom guiding service that offers a variety of activities (including mountain biking, climbing, peak ascents, backpacking, hiking, fly-fishing, snowshoeing, photography, whitewater rafting, and backcountry skiing) to suit all levels of physical fitness and desire for adventure. Additionally, we instruct guide training and educational courses in wilderness medicine, avalanche education, climbing / backpacking / fly fishing / rafting training courses. We have demonstrated our commitment to environmental protection and ethical business practices and are looking for new employees that share the same values.

Job Description:
Our Guides are experienced and educated in a variety of adventure activities. They are proficient in and regularly participate in one or more of the following activities: Hiking, Backpacking, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Sightseeing, Fly-Fishing, Snowshoeing, Whitewater Rafting, Back-country and Nordic Skiing and Outdoor Education and Corporate Team Building. Guides are required to be able to teach and facilitate these activities to the adventure-tourist guest who may have never experienced them before or to local and/or experienced guests that are looking to improve their education and skill sets.

We’re looking for experienced guides to join our team. We are looking for technical Rock Climbing and Mountaineering guides for our newly expanded programs in Rocky Mountain National Park. We are also seeking guides able to take clients on Backpacking trips, lead whitewater rafting trips, and to help guide or corporate groups and Team Building. All of our guides possess degrees in Outdoor Education, Recreation, Environmental Education or a similar field, though it is not required. All guides must regard safety as their utmost priority and possess valid medical and professional training certifications. Guides must also be professional, personable, positive and motivated to contribute to our companies’ overall goals. This is a part-time on-call position with full-time potential.

Responsibilities/Qualifications:
– At Least 25 Years Old
– Wilderness First Responder or Higher Medical Certification
– CPR Certification
– At least 5 years’ experience
– Expertise in Leave No Trace Principles
– Knowledge of Safety and Risk Management Procedures in the outdoors
– Clean Driving Record with Valid Driver’s License
– Ability to effectively teach activities, is as second nature to you as the activity itself.
– College Graduate Strongly Preferred with a Degree in Outdoor or Experiential Education,                                                 Environmental Science, Recreation or a related field.
– AMGA Sp-1 Certification Required for Rock Climbing Guides
– SWRT 1 Certification Required for Rafting Guides
– All guides MUST possess a Minimum in Medical Training of a WFR Certification

Pay/Benefits:
Pay based on experience
Part Time Hours during the season
Potential to work from April or May to Early November
Dynamic Work Environment with other experienced guides
Professional Development (AIARE, IMBA, AMGA, WMA)
Professional Purchase Discounts

2021 Summer Guides Required

  • Fly Fishing
  • Backpacking
  • Rock Climbing

Please send a cover letter and Resume along with any of your professional certifications to tom@cwrag.com.

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AMGA Certified Rock Guide

Job Description:

CWRAG is looking for a qualified and experienced AMGA certified guide.  We are looking for a guide to teach SPI courses and guide clients on trips into Rocky Mountain National Park and the Boulder area during the summer . All guides must regard safety as their utmost priority and possess valid medical and professional training. Guides must also be professional, personable, positive and motivated to contribute to our company’s overall goals.  This is a part-time on-call position with full-time potential.

 

Responsibilities/Qualifications:

  • At Least 25 Years Old
  • AMGA Certified to lead SPI courses
  • AIARE Course Leader and Level 1 Instructor
  • Wilderness First Responder or Higher Medical Certification
  • CPR Certification
  • At least 5 years rock climbing experience
  • Expertise in Leave No Trace Principles
  • Knowledge of Safety and Risk Management Procedures in the outdoors
  • Clean Driving Record with Valid Drivers License
  • Ability to effectively teach Rock Climbing Techniques is as second nature to you as climbing itself.

 

 

Pay/Benefits:

Hourly Wage

Part Time Hours with Full Time Potential

Dynamic Work Environment with other experienced guides

Professional Development

Professional Purchase Discounts

 

To Apply:

Please Call or E-Mail Tom Forestieri

Phone: 720-242-9828  E-mail: tom@cwrag.com