Whitewater Raft Guides

This is not just another summer job. Lawson Adventure Park & Resort is looking for a team of skilled, passionate raft guides to lead our guests through the twists and turns of Clear Creek (one of the best places to raft in Colorado). We have beginner and intermediate trips that are fun, adventurous, and include some rapids. 

Guides will be personally trained by our founder and CEO as well as our lead raft guide. 


  • Raft guides will be responsible for the fun and safety of all guests
  • Creating an enjoyable environment for guests to learn and explore in
  • Have the opportunity to help people get out of their comfort zones
  • Properly inspect and gear boats for the day
  • Prepare guests gear such as paddles, PFDs, wetsuits, and booties
  • Inform guests on proper safety procedures and enforce said procedures on the rafts
  • Communicate with front desk staff to know weather, water level, and raft trip details for the day


  • Training must be done before guiding. Training will be from May 20th-30th
  • Decision making skills
  • Capable of positive guest interaction, engaging in conversation, making the attractions fun for everyone involved
  • Exceptional guest service is a must
  • Naturally outgoing and positive attitude
  • CPR certification required (Must acquire if hired uncertified)


  • Campsites on property available free for summer guides with bathhouse use on property
  • Pay will be per trip/outing
  • Flexible hours
  • Enjoy a fun outdoor job in the Colorado Mountains

Job Type: Part-time