The Activity Maintenance Manager is responsible for the construction, inspection, and maintenance of Land Activities located onsite at the Whitewater Center. Activities include, but are not limited to, zip lines, high and low roped elements, continuous belay systems, climbing walls, and belayed jumps. Work is performed year-round in an outdoor environment. The Activity Maintenance Manager is a full-time, benefits-eligible employee and reports directly to the Activities Department Head.


Inspect, repair, and perform preventative maintenance on all gear, elements, and structures associated with Land Activities at the Whitewater Center
Assist in the construction of new activities, complete courses, individual elements, and/or the remodeling of existing courses, and plan for new builds with innovative ideas
Stock and order hardware, rope, and other supplies
Ensure the safety of large numbers of guests on highly trafficked activities by completing thorough, regular inspections with strong attention to detail
Work as a member of a small team to complete assigned tasks; individual work may also be occasionally required
Develop plans for monthly, weekly, and daily work; and supervise and manage Activities Technicians
Communicate with the Outdoor Projects Manager of the Land Department to schedule, maintain, modify courses
Effectively manage time and prioritize tasks with the ability to adapt and answer immediate needs as they arise
Work with third party builders or representatives
Maintain availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required


Familiar with quality and safety standards set by the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) and other relevant organizations
Follow ACCT standards
Strong background in rock climbing, tree work, rigging, ropes course management, carpentry, or another related field
Experience working safely and effectively with hand tools and power tools
Operate and train on chainsaws and heavy machines
Ability to contribute to a specialized, team-oriented work environment
Possess a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent period of professional work experience

Physical Demands

Must be able to safely self-transport over uneven terrain or in a confined space
Must be able to stand for sustained periods of time
Must be able to work outdoors for sustained periods of time under varying weather conditions
Must be able to work comfortably and responsibly at heights of up to 100 feet and occasionally in confined spaces
Must be able to lift and carry at least 75 pounds over various terrain

Benefits: Facility Access, Staff Discount Program, Health, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Account, 401(k), PTO

Tagged as: Crew, Full Time

About U.S. National Whitewater Center

Working at Whitewater

Whitewater’s mission is rooted in the belief that we all share a genetic code that compels us to play outside and share these experiences with others. This mission is accomplished through promoting access and opportunities to play outside and bring people together. Our approach is simple: Make it compelling and easy to engage with nature and invite others to join.

Legal Disclosures

The Whitewater Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Whitewater Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Application Instructions

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