About Us

Employment Opportunities

So you need a job. . .

There are great employment opportunities with Mountain Whitewater.

Thank you for your interest in employment with Mountain Whitewater. The whitewater rafting industry is one of the most exciting, fast-paced and rewarding sectors of the tourism industry today. Mountain Whitewater is the best whitewater outfitter Northern Colorado has to offer. In fact, the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce has ranked Mountain Whitewater in the top 100 businesses in Fort Collins. Check out our Why Us page for more information about why Mountain Whitewater is a great place to work.

Mountain Whitewater, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We seek motivated and energetic employees with great people skills and the desire to maintain Mountain Whitewater as the best company on the Cache La Poudre River. Mountain Whitewater offers employment opportunities that will both challenge and reward an individual while also providing new skills. Plus, this is the most fun you will ever have on the job.

Click here to download our New Employee Application. Please email applications to Ben@RaftMW.com.

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Whitewater Raft Guide

Mountain Whitewater Raft Guides | Season Opening Day 2018

We are proud to have the best guides on the Cache la Poudre River. Mountain Whitewater employs guides who love their jobs. Our guides work hard and genuinely care about making a positive difference in the guest experience. High levels of rafting skill, safety and rescue knowledge, exceptional customer service, and the ability to deal with adversity are all attributes of our guides. We are always looking for experienced guides who fit that description.

If you don’t have whitewater guiding experience, Mountain Whitewater conducts raft guide training classes in the spring for aspiring raft guides. “Our Guides Make the Difference” is our motto and our guide training program is how we make sure to meet that promise. Mountain Whitewater holds guides to a very high training standard and encourages all guides to have advanced medical training. Guides trained at Mountain Whitewater are held to standards that far surpass state requirements. New guides will complete at least double the training hours required by the state of Colorado and are required to be trained in Swiftwater Rescue.

Click here to download our Training schedule 2019

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Office Staff

Office Staff Waiting to Greet Guests at Mountain Whitewater

Customer service is one of the most important parts of the guest experience at Mountain Whitewater. The guest experience usually starts with the office staff, making them a critical part of the team. Staff working in the office must have great interpersonal skills, a positive attitude, and a passion for providing the best customer service in the industry. Our staff is professional, hard working and detail oriented. The office at Mountain Whitewater at times is hectic but is also fun and rewarding. Job tasks include answering phones, selling rafting trips, greeting and checking-in guests, retail sales, guest relations, and more.

Office staff jobs at Mountain Whitewater are all summer seasonal positions. The season starts in May and runs through August. We like to hire staff that may be available for multiple seasons if possible. The office staff at Mountain Whitewater are entitled to all of the same benefits as the guides including free Cache La Poudre rafting trips and participation in our pro purchase program.

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Photographers

Employment Opportunities | Photographers at Mountain Whitewater

Whitewater photography is a fast-paced, exciting niche for a photographer and offers a chance to be outside taking pictures of people having the best time of their lives. Photographers at Mountain Whitewater spend most of their time in the beautiful Cache La Poudre River canyon. Photographers are required to take great action and nature-based shots. Professional photography experience is not required, but a passion for photography is a must. Job tasks include taking photos during rafting trips and retails photo sales. Photographers are required to have a reliable vehicle for driving up and down the Poudre Canyon.

Photography jobs at Mountain Whitewater are all summer seasonal positions. The season starts in May and runs through August. We like to hire staff that may be available for multiple seasons if possible. The office staff at Mountain Whitewater are entitled to all of the same benefits as the guides including free Cache La Poudre rafting trips and participation in our pro purchase program.

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Bus Drivers

Employment Opportunities | Bus Drivers at Mountain Whitewater

Driving a bus for Mountain Whitewater is a great escape from most driving positions. Drivers spend most of their time driving through the “Wild and Scenic” Cache La Poudre River canyon. Drivers get a chance to participate in river safety and rescue and get to interact with guests that are excited to be rafting. This job is a great off-season job for school district drivers. The position requires a valid Commercial Drivers License, a clean and current DMV record, and a DOT medical form. All rafting trips include pulling a trailer. Job tasks include driving trips, fueling buses, assessing busses for safety, and some customer service.

Driving jobs at Mountain Whitewater are all summer seasonal positions. The season starts in May and runs through August. We like to hire staff that may be available for multiple seasons if possible. The office staff at Mountain Whitewater are entitled to all of the same benefits as the guides including free Cache La Poudre rafting trips and participation in our pro purchase program.