The River Manager oversees day-to-day operations of Peak 7’s whitewater rafting, inflatable kayaking, and stand-up-paddleboarding trips on the Spokane, Deschutes, and Clark Fork rivers. Trips include single day adventures, off-grid multi-day rafting trips, and base-camp trips including rock climbing and camping with groups.

This position will be responsible for coordinating trips both on and off the river, including maintaining and packing gear, shopping for and preparing food, managing and leading seasonal guides and volunteers, driving to and from trip locations, ensuring Peak 7 policies and procedures are followed, making appropriate risk management decisions, organizing trip paperwork, and communicating with the Area Manager and clients. They will be an integral part of creating first rate trips and facilitating a positive and well-organized experience for guests, volunteers, and staff.

Season Commitment: Full time
Start time: between April 1 – May 1. Preferred end date: August 31, 2022
Compensation: $15,000 – $22,000 for the season depending on start time and experience.
Housing at our guide house can be provided as well.

Tagged as: Instruction and Guiding, Water Skills


Legally allowed to work in the United States
Ability to work effectively and efficiently without close supervision
Ability to delegate tasks and manage people effectively
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent verbal communication skills
Strong team player with excellent ability to get along with others
Openness to feedback and ability to accept constructive criticism
Physically capable of lifting up to 70 lbs.
Excellent driving record

Required Skills:

Commitment to Jesus Christ reflected in your life
CPR and WFA or WFR, or ability to complete WFR/CPR certifications during initial training
Swiftwater Rescue Technician or equivalent preferred
At least 2 seasons whitewater experience preferred
Food Handlers Permit
Doctor’s physical within the last two years

About Peak 7 Adventures

Peak 7 Adventures is a faith-based 501(c)3 non-profit providing life-changing outdoor adventures to under-resourced young people across the Pacific Northwest. We exist to provide a first-rate outdoor adventure experience that engages youth spiritually, physically, mentally and emotionally to help them realize a greater potential.

Application Instructions

Please apply online at www.peak7.org/employment

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