About Us

Employment Opportunities

So you need a job. . .

There are great employment opportunities here at MWD.

Thank you for your interest in employment with Mountain Whitewater Descents. The whitewater rafting industry is one of the most exciting, fast-paced and rewarding sectors of the tourism industry today, and Mountain Whitewater Descents is the best whitewater outfitter Northern Colorado has to offer. In fact, in 2004 the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce ranked Mountain Whitewater Descents in the top 100 businesses in Fort Collins.

Mountain Whitewater Descents is an equal opportunity employer seeking motivated and energetic employees with good people skills and the desire to maintain Mountain Whitewater Descents as the best company on the Cache la Poudre River. Mountain Whitewater Descents offers employment opportunities that will both challenge and reward an individual while also providing new skills and the most fun you will ever have on the job.

Click here to download an New Employee application

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Here are the different jobs at Mountain Whitewater Descents:

Whitewater Raft Guide

MWD is proud to have the best guides on the Cache la Poudre River. Our motto at Mountain Whitewater Descents is, “Our Guides Make the Difference.” In order to make sure that all of our guides make the difference, Mountain Whitewater Descents holds guides to a very high training standard and encourages all guides to have medical and whitewater training that far surpasses state requirements.

All guides at Mountain Whitewater Descents have at least double the training hours required by the state of Colorado and are required to be Swiftwater Rescue Technicians by their second year.

Mountain Whitewater Descents employs guides who love what they do, work hard and genuinely care about making a positive difference in their rafting trips and their community. If you don’t have whitewater guiding experience, MWD conducts raft guide-training classes in the spring for aspiring raft guides.

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Office Staff

Working in the office at Mountain Whitewater Descents can be very hectic and demanding, but also very rewarding. Oftentimes you are required to multitask while still giving the best quality customer service in the industry. As a receptionist you are the front lines of our company, which makes you one of the most important pieces of the MWD puzzle. Receptionists at MWD are entitled to all of the same benefits as the guides including free Cache la Poudre rafting trips and participation in our pro purchase program.

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Photographers

Whitewater photography is a very fast paced and exciting niche for a photographer. Working as a photographer at Mountain Whitewater Descents offers you a chance to be outside and to take pictures of people having the best times of their lives.

This position will help improve your skills as a photographer as well as become part of the Mountain Whitewater Descents team. Photographers at MWD are entitled to all of the same benefits as the guides including free Cache la Poudre rafting trips and participation in our pro purchase program.

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Bus Drivers

Driving a bus for Mountain Whitewater Descents is a great escape from driving through town. All of MWD’s trips drive through the beautiful and scenic Cache la Poudre river canyon. This job is a great off-season job for school district drivers or any other person with a valid CDL.

Bus drivers at MWD are entitled to all of the same benefits as the guides including free Cache la Poudre rafting trips and participation in pro purchase program.