Kayak Tour Guide

Career Position Description:

Blazin’ Paddles is looking for 2-3 more kayak tour guides to join our already amazing team! We operate guided kayak tours on the Black Canyon portion of the Colorado River. Headquartered in Boulder City, NV our tours launch from the base of Hoover Dam and Willow Beach, AZ visiting locations such as: Goldstrike Hot Springs, Arizona Hot Springs, Emerald Cave and other spots on the Colorado River.

From pickups on the Las Vegas Strip to leading our guests down the Colorado River, our guides are the backbone of Blazin’ Paddles, providing guests with memories that will last a lifetime.

We are currently hiring for Spring/Summer 2023.

Pay: $12.50 – $15.00/hr DOE + Tips


  • 1Demonstrate and share a passion for the outdoors with our guests
  • 2Safely guide groups of 4 – 16 people up to 12 miles down the Colorado River
  • 3Ability to teach first time kayakers the basics of paddling and staying safe on the river
  • 4Transport guests and kayaks to our launch points (clean driving record is ideal)

Ideal Candidate Qualifications:

  • Provide strong leadership and great customer service skills
  • Ability to work in the extreme heat (once you’re on tour, the water will cool you off)
  • First Aid/ CPR/ Wilderness First Aid Certified a PLUS, but not required. We will provide training opportunities
  • Ability to lift and transport kayaks by hand around the warehouse and onto trailers (ability to lift 50+ pounds)

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We’re always looking for smart, fun and ambitious team members driven by quality and who are never satisfied with good enough.

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