Raft Guide Jobs Orange Torpedo Trips

Looking for a summer job whitewater rafting? Orange Torpedo Trips, America’s inflatable kayaking expert, leads trips on multiple rivers throughout the West. We have been in operation since 1969, and the majority of our guides have been with us for more than 10 years, with some 40 more than 40. As we continue to grow, we are always looking for talented, dedicated and personable individuals who are interested in pursuing jobs as whitewater rafting guides. At Orange Torpedo Trips we believe that while the adventure of the river is what brings people to the trips, it is the friends and relationships that bring them back. This has proven true with both guides and guests and is fundamental to the way we guide and who we are. If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, then here is the process of pursuing a job with Orange Torpedo Trips.  We are always looking for great folks to work on the Salmon River in Idaho as well as our Oregon operations base Merlin.

Please e-mail the following to erik@orangetorpedo.com

Resume: Include all relevant white water, guiding and wilderness experience.

Cover letter: State what your goals with the company are and where you would like to guide.

Photocopy of relevant certifications: WFR, SWR, WFA, etc.

List of three personal references: These should be people who can speak to your professional demeanor, leadership skills and decision-making abilities.

NOTE: Guides with relevant skills and qualifications who are willing to supplement their time on the river working in the shop or driving shuttles when needed will gain additional credits in the hiring process.

If we believe the needs of our company meet the qualifications presented on your resume, we will contact you for a face-to-face or a telephone interview. If the process moves forward from there, plan on attending our annual guide training.

Orange Torpedo Trips is an equal opportunity recreation service provider.


We are currently hiring for the 2018 season:

Guides in Idaho

Guides in Oregon

Office/shop workers in Oregon

Shuttle Drivers in Oregon