Jobs with Copper River Guides

In Our Office

Shuttle Drivers

In Our Office

Office positions are seasonal and full-time (40 hours/week). This position requires a great deal of responsibility. Bookings, accounting, customer service, retail, inventory, management, and shipping logistics. Send a resume and cover letter to copperriverguides@gmail.com

At the Shop

Shuttle Drivers

In Our Office

Shop positions are available Memorial Day through Labor Day, are seasonal and part-time (roughly 20-40 hours/week). We ask that you’re flexible and hard- working. This position entails processing and filleting fish while keeping a clean work environment. We also package and ship the fish for our customers. Send a resume and cover letter to copperriverguides@gmail.com

Shuttle Drivers

Shuttle Drivers

Shuttle Drivers

Our driver positions are seasonal part- and full-time June through September. We are looking for drivers preferably with some mechanical experience. It is vital for employment to have a clean driving record. This is a physically challenging job and requires good physical health. Send resume and cover letter to copperriverguides@gmail.com.

On the River

A lot of Experience on the River

Shuttle Drivers

Guides must be able to navigate rivers safely and competently on up to class IV waters. Boating experience, knowledge of the different fishing techniques used, and the proper training to keep yourself and clients safe in the backcountry of Alaska. Send applicable resumes and cover letters to copperriverguides@gmail.com. Please follow the below guidelines.

Little or no Boating Experience

A lot of Experience on the River

A lot of Experience on the River

To get your foot in the fishing/rafting door, you may want to:

  • Begin with a white-water rafting course.
  • Break into guiding on shorter trips and/or lower-class rivers.
  • Take a Swift Water Rescue Course
  • Get your Wilderness First Responder Certification
  • Contact us again once you have more experience.

A lot of Experience on the River

A lot of Experience on the River

A lot of Experience on the River

The best way to get your foot in the door with us is to pick up a trip if one of our scheduled guides cancels. Please provide your availability for cancellations when sending your resume and cover letter. You will be contacted in the event that our current guides do not fill a training trip.