Aerial Inspection and Maintenance Technicians are responsible for the construction, inspection, and maintenance of land activities located at the Whitewater Center. Activities include, but are not limited to, zip lines, high and low ropes elements, continuous belay systems, climbing walls, and belayed jumps. Work is performed year-round in an outdoor environment. Technicians can either be hired as full-time, benefits-eligible employees or seasonal employees. This position reports directly to the Outdoor Activities Maintenance Manager.
Inspect, repair, and perform preventative maintenance on all elements and structures associated with Land Activities at Whitewater
Assist in the construction of new activities – complete courses, individual elements, and/or the remodeling of existing courses
Ensure the safety of guests on highly trafficked activities by completing thorough, regular inspections of all courses and systems with strong attention to detail
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
Strong background in working at heights, rigging, ropes course management, carpentry, or other related fields
Experience working safely and effectively with hand tools and power tools
Ability to contribute to a specialized, team-oriented work environment
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
Must be able to frequently stand, hang, stoop, reach, climb and visually inspect to identify safety hazards
Access to Whitewater Center’s pass activities
Staff discount program and pro deals
Health, Dental, Vision, FSA (FT only)
401(k) (FT only)
Paid Time Off (salaried only)
Overview of Department
The Outdoor Activities Department is responsible for leading and supporting experiences in a variety of water and land-based sports. The department also instructs guests through the Whitewater Center’s Outdoor School and Summer Camps. Outdoor Activities employees engage with guests through an assortment of pass activities and help create memorable outdoor experiences.
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.
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 recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.