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RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service

  • unit 101, 1075 Sherman Street, Ridgway, CO
  • https://fishrigs.com/
  • limitedcompany
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Wilderness Outfitting Operations Assistant

RIGS has formed a close team of guides and staff who truly love sharing their passion for the outdoors and fly fishing. We support each other and always lend a hand when needed. When you visit our shop or join us on a guided trip, you can expect top-notch professionalism and excellent customer service. We look for team members who value our stunning environment and proudly represent our industry in the community.

Industry

min experience

salary range

$20 - $25 / hour

Additional Job Details

International Applicants Allowed?
No
Work Visa Sponsoring Available
No

Job Overview

RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service is now seeking experienced outdoors people to join our Gunnison Gorge Operations Team.

The Operations Assistant plays a critical role in supporting all elements associated with outfitting our multi-day Gunnison Gorge wilderness trips, overnight float fishing and walk-wade outfitting related to trip logistics, handling of gear and safe transportation. Work collaboratively to support a highly organized product in a timely and respectful manner. Be a part of our successful team known for quality in the industry and high standards of professionalism, courtesy and quality control.

  • Support: All support needs related to multi-day Gunnison Gorge wilderness trips, overnight float fishing and walk wade offerings including gear-ins, pack-outs and gear management.
  • Hike in/out of the Gunnison Gorge NCA at Chukar Trail to assist with scheduled horse packs, and the setup of river outfitter equipment.
  • Equipment & Vehicle Maintenance:  Oversight, maintenance assessment, cleaning and proper care of all outfitting gear and vehicles.
  • Driving & Transportation: Safe transport of clients, guides, and equipment utilizing company vehicles (15 pax vans, heavy-duty trucks, and trailers). *Clean driving record.
  • Presentation: Must have a professional presentation, courteous, timely and informative about our services and region.

Special Benefits

  • Job Type - Seasonal - Full-Time or Part-Time (available annually).
  • Pay Rate - $20 to $25 per hour, depending on experience.
  • Work outdoors with an independent and set schedule.
  • Industry Pro Deals and shop discounts available.
  • Affordable Seasonal Housing available depending on availability.
  • Some Guide Work during slow times available to the right candidate.

Minimum Requirements

  • Enjoy working outdoors and working independently. Able to collaborate with team members to ensure quality control and oversight of critical logistics and systems.
  • Able to represent the business in a positive manner and work within a small team setting. Organized and open communicator of related issues and improvements.
  • Active outdoor enthusiast, capable of hiking into remote areas. Able to lift heavy loads.
  • Willingness to learn and participate in the evolution of critical systems to improve outfiting efficiencies and product quality.
  • *Experience with overnight river gear, rafting and fly fishing industry are a plus.

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