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Whitewater Express

  • 19355 U.S. 19, Andrews, NC
  • nantahala.whitewaterexpress.com
  • soleproprietorships

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Van Driver

Instead of wasting your time at a basic job you could be outdoors appreciating the beauty of the Nantahala River. Enjoy your summer in the gorgeous Nantahala National Forest.If you are interested in a career in the outdoor industry then the Nantahala River is the place to begin. This river is class II-III, and is a great introduction to whitewater. If you are already a whitewater paddler our location is central to many southeastern classic rivers such as the Cascades, Ocoee, Cheoah, Chattooga, and the Green. Make a splash into southeast whitewater. Spend your summer immersed in adventure with Whitewater Express. Join us at our Nantahala Outpost, the location where it all began. We continue to operate with a small team. This allows us to focus on community, and gives you the opportunity to become a leader. Being a Guide helps you develop your leadership by becoming comfortable giving direction and trusting in your own abilities. Learn new skills while expanding on your own talents. Our free-form guide school teaches you how to read water and understand current. Some perks to working with our team include free guide school, free staff housing, and free meals during the week. Come join our team at the Nantahala Outpost in Andrews, North Carolina. Whether you are looking to progress your career in the outdoor industry or just looking for a job, the Nantahala River Gorge is the place to spend your summer. Your high adventure begins here, with Whitewater Express.


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salary range

$320 - $600 / week

Additional Job Details

International Applicants Allowed?
Work Visa Sponsoring Available

Job Overview

Drive the adventure with Whitewater Express. We are seeking a responsible Van Driver. The Van Driver is essential to our team and everyday operations. The Van driver will shuttle our guides, guests, and raft trailer from river put-in to take-out twice a day. Candidates must be acquainted with maneuvering trailers. Driver must be able back a trailer into designated river take-out parking zone. Our busiest days are Monday through Friday during peak season. We may have weekend trips based on demand. Candidates must be able to remain calm driving even on high traffic weekends. The Driver is a part of the team and will be responsible for assisting with raft preparation. Duties will include blowing up rafts, neatly stacking rafts, and properly securing rafts to trailer. Candidates must have a good driving record and be over 21.

Special Benefits

Some of the perks for working at Whitewater Express include: free guide school, free staff housing, and free meals through the work week during peak season.

Minimum Requirements

Must be able to work the full 8 week season. The peak season will begin the first week of June and end the last week of July. Driver must be over 21 and have a good driving record.

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