Employment at REO

"I had a wonderful time at the REO Resort. The staff are amazing. They really care and the customer service is at it's best.”

   

 

Join the REO Team

The REO Rafting Resort is an amazing place to live and work in the summer. It is located right on the Nahatlatch River in a very beautiful and private setting. The area is known as the Fraser Canyon, just 2.5 hours from Vancouver in southwestern British Columbia. We are open late-May to September, with the busiest months being July and August. Many of our guests come to REO simply to enjoy nature and our amazing setting along the river.  You will meet guests and co-workers who come from all over the world. Why not try the adventure lifestyle in a fun and beautiful environment.


 

Social Media and Marketing Coordinator

Location - REO Rafting Resort, Nahatlatch Valley
Seasonal, May 1 - Aug 31, 2019
Compensation: 15.60 per hour; 40 hours/week

 

Skill Requirements
  1. Previous office or marketing experience an asset
  2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  3. Experience with Microsoft Office, Social Media, YouTube
  4. A positive attitude, friendly and professional
  5. To Apply
    Email cover letter and resume to jobs at REO. No phone calls. References will be required if we request an interview.
  Major Responsibilities
  1. Assist with updating REO web site using content management system
  2. Assist with special events, trade shows, FAM trips, brochure distribution and other projects
  3. Help create and maintain social media, HTML newsletters, print materials and advertisements
  4. Assist with reservations, logistics, prepare reports and confirmations for trips

Can opt to live off-site (cover own lodging and meals) or on-site (free lodging in shared staff units; monthly meal plan fee).
 
 

Guest Services Assistant Manager

Location - REO Rafting Resort, Nahatlatch Valley
Seasonal, May 15 - Sept 15, 2019 (start and end dates negotiable)
Compensation: 15.60 per hour; 30 hours a week

 

Skill Requirements
  1. Previous customer service experience
  2. Effective client service skills, such as, communicating, interacting and developing relationships with customers via phone, email and in person
  3. Familiarity with point of sale systems, custom reservations and logistics programs
  4. A positive attitude, friendly and professional
  5. To Apply
    Email cover letter and resume to jobs at REO. No phone calls. References will be required if we request an interview.
  Major Responsibilities
  1. Ensuring all needs and expectations of the guests are met and exceeded
  2. Overseeing guest check-in and departures
  3. Informing guests of all products, services & itineraries for their all-inclusive adventure packages
  4. Organizing and scheduling guest activities
  5. Communicating regularly with guests regarding their stay and maintaining logistics reports

Can opt to live off-site (cover own lodging and meals) or on-site (free lodging in shared staff units; monthly meal plan fee).
  
 

Housekeeping Assistant

Location - REO Rafting Resort, Nahatlatch Valley.
Seasonal June 15 - Sept 15, 2019 (start and end dates negotiable)
Compensation: 15.60 per hour; 40 hours a week

 

Skill Requirements
  1. Previous experience in housekeeping and cleaning
  2. Great attitude towards living and working outdoors
  3. Willing to work hard to uphold the company standards of resort cleanliness and accommodation presentation
  4. A positive attitude, friendly and professional
  5. To Apply
    Email cover letter and resume to jobs at REO. No phone calls. References will be required if we request an interview.
  Major Responsibilities
  1.  Assist the Housekeeping Manager and other co-workers
  2.  Maintain general resort cleanliness and accommodations including resort grounds, bathrooms and showers
  3.  Ensure that glamping tents are cleaned and prepared with required linen prior to guest's arrival, make sure all linen and towels are washed, and keep laundry room organized and tidy
  4.  Responsibilities include sweeping cabin tent floors, decks and walkways, remove spider webs, clean mirrors and furniture, and water flowers daily
  5. Communicate regularly with supervisors and managers to find out daily tasks and changes to schedules

Can opt to live off-site (cover own lodging and meals) or on-site (free lodging in shared staff units; monthly meal plan fee).

 
 

Outdoor Recreation Guide Apprentice

Location - REO Rafting Resort, Nahatlatch Valley.
Seasonal June 15 - Sept 4, 2019 (start and end dates negotiable)
Compensation: 15.60 per hour; 40 hours a week

 

Skill Requirements
  1. Outdoor recreational experience
  2. Valid First Aid certificate
  3. Strong work ethic and communication skills
  4. Familiarization with pre-trip and post-trip activities
  5. A positive attitude, friendly and professional
  6. To Apply
    Email cover letter and resume to jobs at REO. No phone calls. References will be required if we request an interview.
  Major Responsibilities
  1. Obtaining full knowledge of REO Packages, facilities, amenities and policies
  2. Ensuring that guest communications are timely, professional and courteous
  3. Assist Trip Leaders on activities by helping with pre-trip planning, logistics and equipment preparation and post-trip activities including guest care, clean-up and follow-up
  4. Provide a memorable experience for participants
  5. Attend reqired meetings, training sessions and product familiarization trips

Can opt to live off-site (cover own lodging and meals) or on-site (free lodging in shared staff units; monthly meal plan fee).

 
 

Assistant Cook

Location - REO Rafting Resort, Nahatlatch Valley.
Seasonal May 1 - Sept 15, 2019 (start and end dates negotiable)
Compensation: 15.60 per hour; 40 hours a week

 

Skill Requirements
  1. Previous cooking and/or meal prep experience
  2. Great attitude towards living and working outdoors
  3. Hands on leader in the kitchen
  4. Able to prepare a wide range of high quality banquet-style meals, entrees, salads, and desserts with the help of the Head Cook
  5. To Apply
    Email cover letter and resume to jobs at REO. No phone calls. References will be required if we request an interview.
  Major Responsibilities
  1. Ensure quality meals are prepared, well-presented and served on time
  2. Provide for special dietary restrictions and allergies, including daily vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options
  3. Help plan/prepare meals for 2-3 special events of up to 120 people
  4. Assist Head Cook with inventory
  5. Maintain safe storage conditions for all foods; ensure fresh quality of food and minimal waste
  6. Engage and communicate with guests
  7. Ensure the highest level of sanitation for kitchen cleanlieness and uphold BC health code regulations and kitchen permit

Can opt to live off-site (cover own lodging and meals) or on-site (free lodging in shared staff units; monthly meal plan fee).

 
 

Senior Trip Leader: Nahatlatch River (Class 4+)

Location - REO Rafting Resort, Nahatlatch Valley
Seasonal May - Sept, 2019 (start and end dates negotiable)
Compensation: negotiable; 35 hours a week

 

Skill Requirements
  1. Min 5 years raft guiding & trip leading experience on technical Class 3-4 rivers (provide list of rivers/trips)
  2. Rescue 3 Whitewater Rescue Technician certification or Class 4-5 safety kayak experience
  3. Wilderness First Aid OR comparable training (min 40 hours)
  4. Raft guide instructor training experience
  5. BC Class 2 or 4 bus license or equivalent
  6. Cell phone with plan that works in our area (Fraser Canyon BC) & waterproof watch
  7. Speak and write fluently in English
  8. A positive attitude, friendly and professional
  9. To Apply
    Email cover letter and resume to jobs at REO describe how you meet the requirements. No phone calls. References will be required if we request an interview.
  Major Responsibilities
  1. Organize and trip lead rafting trips on Class 2, 3, 4 and 5 whitewater
  2. Greet guests and oversee guest care, assess medical issues, client needs
  3. Ensure guest safety while adhering to REO risk management protocols on-river & off-river
  4. Train and mentor junior guides and assist with fam trips, sign-off trips and river exams
  5. Prepare and implement training of basic swiftwater rescue techniques
  6. Prepare weekly work schedules for owner’s approval (guides, drivers and safety support)
  7. Manage and approve all river guide and staff timesheets for bi-monthly payroll
  8. Organize the repair and maintenance of all rafting and river equipment

Can opt to live off-site (cover own lodging and meals) or on-site (free lodging in shared staff units; monthly meal plan fee).

 
 

Trip Leader (TL)

Location - REO Rafting Resort, Nahatlatch Valley
Seasonal May - Sept, 2019 (start and end dates negotiable)
Compensation: negotiable; will consider full-time, part-time, casual or weekend-only

 

Skill Requirements
  1. Min 4 years raft guiding & trip leading experience on technical Class 3-4 rivers (provide list of rivers/trips)
  2. Valid first-aid certification (min 30 hrs), CPR C
  3. Rescue 3 Whitewater Rescue Technician certification or Class 4-5 safety kayak experience
  4. Valid BC Class 4 drivers license (can drive small shuttle vehicles)
  5. Cell phone with plan that works in our area (Fraser Canyon)
  6. Speak and write fluently in English
  7. BC Class 4 license or BC Class 2 bus license
  8. To Apply
    Email cover letter and resume to jobs at REO. No phone calls. References will be required if we request an interview.
  Major Responsibilities
  1. Organize and trip lead rafting trips on Class 2, 3, 4 and 5 whitewater
  2. Greet guests and oversee guest care, assess medical issues, client needs
  3. Ensure guest safety while adhering to REO risk management protocols on-river & off-river
  4. Train and mentor junior guides and assist with fam trips, sign-off trips and river exams
  5. Prepare and implement training of basic swiftwater rescue techniques
  6. Prepare weekly work schedules for owner’s approval (guides, drivers and safety support)
  7. Manage and approve all river guide and staff timesheets for bi-monthly payroll
  8. Organize the repair and maintenance of all rafting and river equipment
  9. include working in food preparation and clean-up, raft repair, resort/camp maintenance, and other duties as required

Can opt to live off-site (cover own lodging and meals) or on-site (free lodging in shared staff units; monthly meal plan fee).
 

NOTE: the REO Resort is smoke-free, including vaping.
Applicants must meet this requirement to be accepted into the program.

 

   


Volunteer Opportunities

Are you looking for an amazing summer experience that includes room and board and great adventures? Our popular volunteer program is ideal for adults of all ages who enjoy the great outdoors, love adventure, and are willing to meet the needs of our guests.

How Volunteering Works

  • Volunteers can choose our Weekend Warrior option or our popular Volunteer Week. Our Volunteer Week participants come from all over the world and some stay for several months because they love it!
  • Volunteers live, work and play at the REO resort. We provide all meals, beverages, shared cabin tent lodging and a range of adventure activities. In exchange, volunteers offer 25-28 hours per week.
  • Volunteers may help prepare & serve meals, assist with kitchen & camp clean-up, housekeeping, trip logistics, lands & buildings maintenance, new construction, and guest services. Please let us know your skills, interests and experience when you apply.
  • Volunteers are able to go rafting, join in other activities (lake paddling, kayaking, hiking) and enjoy the facilities hot tub, campfires, volleyball & nature trail.