We are looking for positive, hard-working, team-oriented individuals who would like to spend summers, working a fun, rewarding job as a lead class III whitewater rafting and sea kayaking guide with an upbeat crew in a beautiful place. Our guides lead small groups of people on sea kayak tours in tidewater glacier zones and throughout the stunningly scenic area of Prince William Sound surrounding Valdez, while some guides also lead rafting trips down the nearby dramatic Keystone Canyon of the Lowe River.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Instruction and Guiding, Water Skills


Wilderness First Responder (WFR), CPR, (Swiftwater Rescue Technician (SRT) and/or Raft Guiding certs for Raft Guides).

Required Skills:

Strong judgement, sound common sense, good communication, and being a people person are all musts!

Preferred Skills:

An ability to get along well with coworkers is key, as is a good attitude towards all kinds of weather.

About Pangaea Adventures

We are an upbeat, knowledgeable crowd, offering a unique means of exploring a remote and stunningly beautiful corner of Alaska. From sea kayaking amongst the ice of Prince William Sound, to rafting the canyons of the Chugach Mountains, to backcountry hiking into the depths of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, we offer a wholesome array of fun ways to experience the Alaskan wild.

Application Instructions

Please e-mail a basic cover letter explaining why you'd like to work with Pangaea, a current resume, and at least 3 professional reference contacts to Tim Duffy at [email protected].