Guides at Zion Adventures are canyoneers, hikers and climbers, we are also educators and leaders. A Zion Adventure guide is a powerful mixture of character, empathy, integrity, curiosity, and humility. We thrive on sharing our passion for the outdoors with others and by giving them the skills and autonomy to do so on their own. You will be joining a diverse group of individuals from a variety of backgrounds all united by a common mission and a passion for guiding, education, and the outdoors.

Position Responsibilities
-Work collaboratively with fellow guides and guide management
-Facilitate half- and full-day canyoneering, hiking, and rock climbing trips as well as courses
-Create a safe, fun, and educational atmosphere
-Build, evaluate, and manage a wide variety of anchor and rope systems
-Teach students basic to advanced technical skills

Tagged as: Climbing Skills, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education


-Minimum of 23 years of age
-Wilderness First Responder Certification & CPR Certification

Required Skills:

-An enduring commitment to learning, and the ability to do so quickly
-Ability to work well with all types of people, especially children
-An appreciation for working with beginners and experts alike
-Strong ability to communicate clearly and effectively
-Ability to clearly demonstrate specific skills
-Strong and sound judgment​
-Leadership presence
-A high level of social grace
-The ability to form meaningful connections with others quickly

Preferred Skills:

-Previous guiding, training or leadership experience (Strongly preferred)
-Extensive experience with technical rope systems/skills
-Experience climbing in single pitch terrain
-Additional credentials such as AMGA or PCGI training/certifications, Search and Rescue experience, WEA Outdoor Leadership Training Course, LNT Master Educator, etc.

About Zion Adventure Company

Since 1996 Zion Adventure Company has been the premier outfitter and guide company serving Zion National Park and Southern Utah. ZAC offers equipment and bike rentals, trailhead shuttle services, and guiding in canyoneering, rock climbing, mountain biking, caving, and backpacking.

Application Instructions

Please email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] to apply.