Login Register
Home » Jobs » Wilderness Outfitting Operations Assistant

RIGS Fly Shop & Guide Service

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

Contact the employer

Make sure to include valid contact details when reaching out to an employer.

Email Me Jobs Like These

Create a job alert now and get notified when new jobs are posted.

Alert Frequency

Apply by Mar 03, 2024

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.


min experience

salary range

$20 - $25 / hour

Additional Job Details

International Applicants Allowed?
Work Visa Sponsoring Available

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.

Related Jobs

all about us

About Adventure Job Board

We have worked and lived in some of the best places on earth. The experiences that come with seasonal and full time work in adventurous settings are life changing to say the least. We built this job board to share those opportunities with passionate job seekers while connecting employers to the best possible candidates.

More about us

Give us a shoutout

Contact Us

Have a question about a job or a place? Need a little extra encouragement? Know of a great place that we haven’t discovered yet? Send us an email, tag us with #AdventureJobBoard on Social, or release the courier pigeons. Contact us. We can’t wait to hear from you!

Contact us now

You’ve got email

Newsletter Signup

Please sign up here to receive a newsletter listing all our latest jobs, offers and updates.

    communitY dedicated to jobs in great places

    Fueled by a passion to help people redefine how they see their careers

    © 2016 - 2022 Adventure Job Bord - All rights reserved.