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2022 Season Adventure Guides

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2022 SEASON –

Thrill, Educate and Inspire!

Spend 2022 working outside in the trees with a world class team in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains! We are seeking enthusiastic and adventurous guides for this season.

All candidates must share our philosophy of sustainable practices, and our focus on excellence and safety. Applicants must have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and good communication skills.

ADVENTURE GUIDE FOR TOUR FACILITATION

Summary of essential job functions:

- Provides excellent customer service to all guests of Navitat Canopy Adventures
- Ensures all course operations are conducted in accordance with Navitat Canopy Adventures safety standards
- Adheres to all policies and procedures set by Navitat Canopy Adventures
- Supervises the progress of an assigned participant group in conjunction with another guide
- Provides a narrative for tour guests about local ecology and history
- Completes an inspection of all course components and of all course gear daily
- Fits harnesses and helmets correctly and supervises the use of all personal safety equipment
- Conducts participant orientation and pre-screening
- Assists with course and site maintenance efforts as needed
- Attends ongoing training throughout the season
- Manages Risk where ever possible

Qualifications:

- High School Diploma or equivalent
- 18 years or older
- Guiding experience in adventure tours preferred
- Has an understanding of local ecology and history
- Must pass initial guide training
- Must pass a periodic skills assessment
- First Aid, CPR & AED certifications or higher preferred
- Ability to communicate and work as an effective team member
- Ability to work long hours and irregular shifts in a multi task environment
- Speaks fluent English and uses cordial manners
- Must pass criminal background check

Physical abilities required:

- Must have ability to perform work at height
- Must be able to perform all technical rescue associated with the tours
- Full range of overhead arm motions to pull two people along cable
- This position may require walking and standing for long period of times in all weather conditions
- Must be able to lift 50lbs
- Able to speak in front of large groups effectively

Job specifics/Schedule:

- Must have a flexible schedule
- Ability to fulfill on-call shifts
- Part-time, seasonal positions available following training
- Resumes will be reviewed throughout the year
- First trainings begin in February and go throughout the year as needed

* The Adventure Guide position is a unique employment opportunity that comes with unique considerations. In-house paid training is mandatory prior to full employment, will discuss training further in interviews.



Tours:

Navitat offers three different tour experiences! First is our original tree based canopy tour the Treetop Tour. Then we have the world class engineering marvel the Mountaintop Tour! The newest adventure is our fully guided RTV Shadow Tours. An adventure for everyone!



Work Schedule:

- Adventure Guides are classified as part-time seasonal employees. Navitat’s season will begin March 2022 and end at the end of November. Full time seasonal work is also available.
–Thanksgiving Day is the only day Navitat is closed to the public during the operating season.
- Navitat makes no guarantee regarding the number of tours or hours a guide will receive. Tour quantity in a given day or week fluctuates based on the number of guests.
- Scheduling priority is determined by both employee availability and performance
- Adventure Guides are expected to work most holidays and weekends. Weekends and holidays are Navitat’s busiest times!
- Adventure Guides will be required to fulfill occasional on-call shifts.
- All Adventure Guides will be required to sign a seasonal hiring agreement prior to beginning work.
- Guiding is a physically demanding position. Due to the nature of this industry guides may be required to work long hours and irregular shifts in all weather conditions.


Wages and Benefits:

- Guiding wages are earned per tour.
-Guides may receive tips from guests (this is not guaranteed however).
- A guide could take up to 3 tours per day.
- When not guiding, an hourly rate will be earned for additional tasks assigned.
- Performance-based raises are available.
- A discretionary performance bonus is available for qualified guides.
- Guides earn a photo commission and are eligible for monthly photo bonuses.

Uniform and Gear:

- Navitat will provide guides with Personal Protective Equipment (harness, helmets, gloves, radios, etc.).
- Navitat will provide each Adventure Guide with appropriate Navitat apparel .
- Additional apparel is available for purchase.

- All guides are required to maintain excellent hygiene and a professional appearance.

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2022 Sales Staff

Sales Staff

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2022 SEASON

Navitat Canopy Adventures, the nation’s premier zipline canopy tour company, is seeking enthusiastic, hard-working, customer service-oriented people to join our Sales Staff. Part-time and Full-time positions are available from March through December.

Qualifications and Physical Requirements:
- Capable of providing excellent hospitality to all guests and potential guests, by phone, email, or in-person
- Capable of handling multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
- Able to respond appropriately to changes or unexpected situations
- Capable of lifting a minimum of 30 pounds
- Works effectively with peers and supervisors to accomplish tasks
- This position may require walking or standing for long periods of time

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Answer phone calls and provide answers/information to potential guests and facilitate the reservation process
- Apply sales techniques to promote adventures packages and products
- Be an expert in Navitat products and use this expertise to educate, encourage, inspire, and sell Navitat
- Greet and check-in guests while maintaining a positive, welcoming, and informative environment by providing world-class hospitality
- Operate Point of Sale to accurately and efficiently ring purchases/returns and handle cash
- Actively participate in store recovery for maintenance/cleanliness of the workplace
- Adheres to all company policies and procedures
- Participate in safety awareness and maintenances of a risk-free environment
- Performs other duties as assigned

As a Navitat employee you will work with a group of talented and passionate outdoor enthusiasts; encounter thousands of Navitat guests who are universally thrilled with their experiences; work in a gorgeous mountain cove environment; and be able to bring your friends and family to experience Navitat for no charge.

Reliable transportation and a flexible schedule are required. Navitat is located 30 minutes north of downtown Asheville in Barnardsville, NC. We are open 7-days-a–week, typically from 8am until 7pm.

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