Kootenay River Runners is currently accepting resumes for the 2014 rafting season. Listed below are the current job positions available. Please upload your resume using the options in the Green Box to the right. We look forward to hearing from you!

   
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Raft Guide - Kicking Horse

Job application deadline: Wednesday April 30 2014

What better place to spend a summer, than on the back of a SOTAR Raft? We are looking for vibrant, experienced white water raft guides to work at our Kicking Horse River Operation.   The Kicking Horse is classified as a class 4 river.  Accommodation for our guides can be arranged during the interview process. Please submit resumes to info@raftingtherockies.com

Job Duties / Required Skills / Certifications:

Experienced Paddle Guiding class 4 rivers and up 
Current wilderness first aid certificate or equivelant 
Current swift water rescue certificate or equivelant 
Up to date log book illustrating past rivers and duties
Great communicaiton skills (Being entertaining is always an asset!)
We are looking for a team player interested in outdoor pursuites and lifestyle!

 
 

Raft Guide - Kootenay River

Job application deadline: Wednesday April 30 2014

We would love to welcome a new staff member to our office at the Kootenay River!  Instead of sitting behind a desk, pull up a seat on the back of a raft!  We are looking for an story teller, raft guide, and hard worker all bundled into one package.  If this sounds like you, apply to guide for our Kootenay River Operation.  The Kootenay River is located in the neighbourhood of Kootenay National Park in British Columbia, Canada.  The Kootenay River is classified as a class 3 river.  Accommodation for our guides can be arranged during the interview process. Please submit resumes to info@raftingtherockies.com

Job Duties / Required Skills / Certifications:

Experienced Paddle Guiding class 3 rivers and up 
Current wilderness first aid certificate or equivelant 
Current swift water rescue certificate or equivelant 
Up to date log book illustrating past rivers and duties
Great communicaiton skills (Being entertaining is always an asset!)
We are looking for a team player interested in outdoor pursuites and lifestyle!

 
 

Bus Driver and Photographer Extraordinaire

Job application deadline: Saturday July 05 2014

We are in need of a bus driver/ photographer for our Toby Creek trips for the 2013 season. Toby Creek is located in the beautiful Panorama Mountain Village Resort, just a short drive from Invermere. A perfect candidate would have a Class 2 Driver's License, a keen eye for photography and the ability to hang out the side of the bus to take photos while driving. KIDDING! The first two are real though. A great personality, witty sense of humor and a passion for the outdoors and white water rafting would be appreciated. Please send your resume to info@raftingtherockies.com - do it!


 
 

Rafting Office Coordinator

Job application deadline:

Kootenay River Runners is looking for energetic and outgoing people to work as part of the KRR team in our Radium Hot Springs Office.

- must be enthusiastic with great people skills
- must demonstrate a desire to learn and be a fast learner
- be able to perform well under pressure (think on your feet)
- good computer skills
- must be able to work as part of a team and also on your own
- valid driver's licence
- experience with cash and a background in reservations would be an asset
- must be flexible and willing to take on any duties related to the operation of whitewater rafting on Kootenay, Kicking Horse and Tobey Creek that may arise.

To join the our exciting Kootenay River Runners Team please email your resume to info@raftingtherockies.com


 
 

Raft guide - Toby Creek

Job application deadline: Wednesday April 30 2014

Where are you?  We're looking for raft guides on the Toby Creek!  With Panorama Mountain out your back porch and the Toby creek on your front step - it's a fun place to be!  We're looking for a self-motivated leader to step up to the plate and guide some rafts down this Class 2/3 river.  If this post has your name all over it - send us your resume!! Please submit resumes to info@raftingtherockies.com

Job Duties / Required Skills / Certifications

- Experienced Paddle Guiding calss 3 rivers and up with two years experience
- Current wilderness first aid certificate or equivalent
- Current swift water rescue certificate or equivalent
- Current valid guide certificate
- Up to date log book illustrating past rivers and duties
- Great communication skills (Being entertainin is always an asset)
- We are looking for a team player interested in outdoor pursuits and lifestyle!


 
 

Bus Driver "Transport Wizard"

Job application deadline: Friday May 30 2014

 Water isn't the only highway we travel on here at Kootenay River Runners!  We need a few key staff members to drive our guests, guides and gear from A to B!  We need someone to man the helm of our buses: Hollywood, the Cool bus, and Blue Betsy to name a few!  Send us your resume if you have a few good stories up your sleeve, know your way around the easy Kootenay's and want to become part of our team! Please submit resumes to info@raftingtherockies.com

Job Duties / Required Skills / Certifications

Class 4, preferably Class 2
No air
Transport guides, guests, and gear to river put-ins and take outs
Help with general daily duties (gearing up guests, transferring gear, etc)


 
 

Basecamp Coordinator

Job application deadline: Wednesday April 30 2014

 We're looking for an extraordinary individual for our basecamp coordinator at the Kicking Horse basecamp in Golden BC!  If you are the type of person who likes to be challenged at work by doing different things every day - you should send us your resume!  There are a number of tasks to be completed every day while holding this position - assisting the river guides with getting guests where they need to be, checking in rafting guests, collecting payments, partaking in BBQing lunch, transport of guides and gear at the river put-ins to name a few, phew!  Our wish list for you: great communication skills with guests, guides and the central office of Kootenay River Runners, very organized, and be able to work in a dynamic environment!  Get in touch with us if you have any questions!  Please submit resumes to info@raftingtherockies.com 

Job Duties / Required skills / Certifications

Class 4, preferably Class 2 bus license
Knowledge of river operations preferred
Very organized
Great communication skills