Whitewater Raft Guides

This isn’t 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. The Creek offers everything from class II to class Iv+ rapids, in sections perfectly suited for beginner to advanced guests.
We also offer trips on the Upper Colorado, a very calm, scenic setting for family gatherings, and are happy to hire staff for any range of skills and interests.


  • 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
  • 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)


  • Lodging options can be arranged depending on guide level
  • Pay will be per trip/outing
  • Flexible hours
  • Additional positions for activities and jobs may be available at our resort 
  • Enjoy a fun outdoor job in the Colorado Mountains


Job Type: Part-time/Full-time

Submit a Resume and a List of References to: Concierge@LawsonAdventurePark.com