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Join the Dave Hansen Crew

DHWW has the best staff imaginable. We are lucky to work with outstanding individuals who give their best each and every day. If you are interested in joining our stellar team, please make sure you can answer YES to the majority of the statements below.


Checklist for employment at Dave Hansen Whitewater:

  • You love rivers.
  • You are passionate about the outdoors and find a strange joy in the teva tan lines on your feet.
  • You like to work hard, stay busy, and find yourself saying at the end of the day, “What? You mean I need to go home now?”
  • You’re all about integrity and honesty.
  • You understand the power of a positive atmosphere: you like to smile, laugh, joke, high-five and play a good game of kickball.
  • You get really annoyed with office gossip and like Drama-Free zones.
  • You are at your best in a busy atmosphere and love having at least 4 different things to do at once.
  • You have a knack for telling good stories on a river or a bus.
  • You like connecting with all kinds of people—whether you’re guiding the boat, driving the bus, or talking on the phone.
  • You love rivers.

2023 Job Openings

River Guides
Full time positions available only and experience is a plus, but will train the right individuals. All of our guides will row both the whitewater and scenic section of the Snake River. Must have a clean driving record and be 18+. We use stern frames on all of our rafts, rowing experience also a plus. Pay DOE 

Office Staff

Love rivers, talking about Rivers, and interacting with people? If so, this is the perfect summer job! We are looking for folks who want to join our fantastic team for the upcoming summer. Our rafting office atmosphere is really fun and a great way to spend the summer! Also a great entry for folks who want to train on the river.  Flexible schedule, and competitive pay. And free rafting trips of course!

Bus Drivers
Full Time/Part Time positions available with a consistent schedule. Must have a current CDL Class B Passenger Endorsement with airbrakes. We can help the right individual in obtaining the necessary requirements. Starting Pay: $23.00 and up + clean driving bonus at the end of the year. 

Shuttle Drivers
Full Time/Part Time positions available with a consistent schedule. Must be 18+ years old with a clean driving record. Great entry level positions for folks who want to guide but have no experience. Lots of hours available throughout the summer. Job entails but not limited too meeting the guides at the boathouse, helping them get all equipment ready, make sure van is ready for the day, and helping guests/guides onto the water and then off the water.

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