Guide Job Salt River Arizona Rafting Part/Full Time

Live at the River Full-Time or Work the Busy Weekends

River Guides,

Thank you for your interest in guiding on the Salt River for Wilderness Aware Rafting. If you are interested in working on the Salt River please email me with a copy of your current river resume, reference letters and your contact information.

As it gets closer to the start of the season I’ll have a better idea of what the snowpack and reservations are looking like I’ll begin making final hiring decisions. I’ll contact interested guides later this winter with a proposed pay scale and updated workload information.

An average Salt season lasts from early March through early May. The majority of the business on the Salt is on weekends with full day trips. We encourage people to book any trip during the week to help fill in. We also have one of the few shuttle permits available on the Salt, so there will be some work shuttling private vehicles for those that are interested.

Guides will expect to tent/car camp riverside near the put-in with primitive facilities during the time they are working for Wilderness Aware.

I’ll be sure to keep you posted as our plans firm up. Please feel free to contact me with any additional questions. Thanks again for your interest and I’ll be in touch.

Regards,
Mike Rogers
mike@inaraft.com
Operations Manager
Wilderness Aware Rafting

“These boatmen. These jet-set river guides. Bright, handsome, talented young men with many skills, equally adept at river running, cooking, rock climbing, glacier trekking, search and rescue, fishing, hunting, skiing, guitar, harmonica, song. True outdoorsmen, who not only know but also love the out-of-doors. And indeed, how could you know it unless you loved it? As on any commercial river trip, the boatmen– and often, these days, the boat women– are the best part of the trip. The most interesting part. The rest is scenery.”

Edward Abbey, Down the River

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The trip, your people, your facility never get old.
Fred P.
I would like to commend your staff on their great teamwork and enthusiasm. This was the highlight of our trip to Arizona.
Michele E.
We had an awesome time! All staff we dealt with were very personable and helpful. I can’t imagine anything you could do to improve!
Rusty B.
This trip surpassed all of my expectations.
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Jane H.
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I have rafted with other companies before but I found your company and Mike, our guide, to be outstanding! I will be back!
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Jan P.
I want to raft again and again and well you get the point…again.
Levi V.
I love the staff!! Very entertaining and welcoming. This was a great rafting experience. I want to come back tomorrow and do it again!
Bailey W.
We had an awesome time. I would definitely recommend your company!
Leona H.
You are great to work with and your guides are fun to be around and well trained. Each experience I’ve had with you (3) has been excellent.
Dawn R.
We’ve been with a lot of different rafting companies over the years and we have never used the same company twice but everyone on the trip agreed that your company is the best!
Lisa P.
Your staff and guides were so helpful and so much fun. My kids ranked that half-day trip as the highlight of our month long trip!
Patty G.
Sarah was fantastic! Very knowledgeable and very fun! Best trip ever, even the low water! We will be back again!
Barbara L.
Frenchie was the best guide I’ve ever had! This is a great company and I will definitely be telling friends about it!
Jamin R.
From the enthusiastic greetings when we arrived at the office this am, all service was top notch.
John D.
Been rafting six times around the country. Best trip and guide so far.
James H.
Very professional yet very informal approach—not an easy combination to sustain—nice team—office included.
Mark W.
We feel we have found new friends in Wilderness Aware and plan on spending time in the future with you.
Susie S.
Good job, as usual. Our 5th or 6th trip with WA. Big fans of WA.
Tim S.
It was the best first experience in rafting. Ben was awesome!! Five stars!
Kirby S.
This was my first rafting experience and you guys made it awesome! Thank you so much!
Jamie L.
Pete was great. Extremely friendly and he took great care of us and really put our group first. Our trip was relaxing and fun!
Erin L.
Family friend always said Wilderness Aware Rafting was the best. I totally agree!
Angie D.
I loved my experience at WA and will definitely be back with more people.
Cory D.
One of the best times of my life!
Dylnn R.
This was the highlight of our trip to Colorado!
Beth G.
I started rafting at WA in 1999 and have always had a good time. I highly recommend WA to anyone who wants to raft.
Marty E.
When I made our reservation I knew we were going to have a fantastic time. Everything that happened today exceeded my expectations.
Mark E.
Matt was the most enthusiastic and exciting guide I have ever had… and I have done this a lot.
Carl M.
Sarah, our guide, was the consummate professional.
Becky M.
We booked our trip cold off the internet and found from the very beginning a very friendly and courteous staff that helped out and answered all our questions.
Carolyn W.
Appreciate your professional and fun staff! Will definitely return next year!
Dana Q.
Best time I’ve had on the river in the past 15 years!!!! Will return soon!!!
Dylan S.
We started rafting with you in 1988. This is our fourth trip. Will be back.
Jim L.
Your internet advertising was great. People who answered the phone very helpful and the guides top notch. Seems like your manager has done a wonderful job. I see why you are a successful company.
Phil G.
Very pleasant and enjoyable experience. Rafted four other times and this was the best.
Linda H.
The entire staff from reservations to first contact to trip guide was friendly and helpful. Our Scouts had an outstanding time!
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