rafting-in-the-smokies-webWorking for Rafting in the Smokies means being a leader, having a flexible schedule, living in beautiful surroundings, making a difference in people’s lives while gaining skills and experience. Rafting in the Smokies’ employees are self-motivated, idealistic and hard-workers. It is a great community and a fun place to work!

The Rafting in the Smokies River Outpost is in Hartford, TN, right on the banks of the Pigeon River. We have customer relations & reservations offices in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, TN.

River Guide Employment Information

dsc-0401-preset-web-smallWe are proud to introduce you to Rafting in the Smokies and sincerely hope you consider working with us. On and off the river, we emphasize good “river-guide behavior” where we treat each other with respect, honesty, and support.

Guide Certification classes for the 2017 rafting season is April 17-22 and May 8-13: (CPR & First Aid Certification are required prior to training and must be presented to the River Manager). Spaces for the classes are limited, advance registration and payment of $179 without housing $279 with housing is required.

We provide six days of training as a professional river guide to gain working knowledge of boat control and customer relations.

Zipline, Ropes Course and Rock Climbing Wall Guide Employment Information for the 2017 Season

For the 2017 season, Rafting in the Smokies will also have positions available for Zipline Canopy Tour Guides and High Elements Ropes Challenge Course Guides. *(CPR & First Aid Certification are required prior to training and must be presented to the Outpost Manager).

Rafting in the Smokies is family owned and operated. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we seek to employ and promote the best-qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Positions to be filled:

unloading-rafts-at-dam-preset-web-smallBus Drivers (CDL required) – Pigeon River Outpost
River Guides – Pigeon River Outpost
Zipline Canopy Tour Guides – Pigeon River Outopst
High Elements Rope Challenge Course Guides – Pigeon River Outpost
Three Challenge Level Rock Climbing Wall – Pigeon River Outpost
Call Center & Outpost Customer Service Reps – Gatlinburg and Pigeon River Outpost                                                                                                 

Download PDF Application here

Call Rafting in the Smokies today at 865-436-5008 to apply.  You may download our application to fill out and send it to us by fax (865-436-6360), or by emailing gina@raftinginthesmokies.com