Want to be an AAE Adventure Guide?

AAE is one of the oldest and largest whitewater rafting companies in the Arkansas River Valley as well as one of the oldest and largest outfitters in the state of Colorado.

Our Jobs

We are always looking for quality individuals to join our staff. Whether you have years of guiding or customer service experience or this is your first attempt at becoming an outdoor professional, we have a position for you.

We are now hiring Experienced and Non-Experienced Whitewater Rafting Guides, Guest Services Representatives, and CDL Drivers.

Currently Hiring

CDL Drivers
Guest Services Representative
Raft Guide (Experienced & Non-Experience)

Room and Board

There is a variety of housing options ranging from camping to renting apartments either at one of our beautiful outposts or in one of the surrounding mountain towns. Just ask and we can point you in the right direction.

For guides participating in our guide training program, free camping will be provided for the duration of the training program (approx. 3 weeks).

Employee Perks

All that the rivers and peaks of Colorado have to offer!

Getting Here and Getting Around

When we’re not on the river you can find us at our office in Buena Vista, Colorado. We also have an office right outside of Canon City, Colorado.


For Fun

From family fun to white-knuckled adventure, the Arkansas River Valley has any and everything you could ask for. Encompassing three counties (Chaffee, Fremont, and Lake), the Ark Valley is considered by many to be the capital of whitewater rafting in North America. However, the area is also popular for backpacking, hiking, rock climbing, ATV’s, mountain biking, horseback riding, soaking in the hot springs or just relaxing and enjoying the scenery.

To apply or inquire further, please contact us at 719.395.2409 or at [email protected]. We can’t wait to hear from you!

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