Temporary Field Assistant: Kayak Trips (Central Pennsylvania)

Bad Adventures

compensation: You’ll be paid $14.75 per hour. In addition, you’ll receive an even share of the tips our team receives.
employment type: contract
job title: Temporary Field Assistant: Kayak Trips
Learn more about the job and apply today: https://badadventures.com/jobs

This is a temporary position to help operate three Bad Adventures trips in Pennsylvania between May 18 and June 16, 2024. You’ll join our guides leading 30 kayakers as they paddle 136 miles over 9 days on the Susquehanna River. You’ll also assist in the operation of our Paddle Happy: Schuylkill and Paddle Happy: Juniata large river trips.

The field assistant position is entirely land-based. You will not have on-water responsibilities.

Previous experience as an outdoor industry professional is not required, but could contribute to a candidate standing out.

Camping accommodations and meals are provided during trips.

There will be a mid-season break from June 5 to June 12. No work will be assigned on these days.

Our most successful team members thrive on sharing outdoor trips with the adventurers in our community. They feel genuine pleasure when serving others. And, they’re able to maintain a sunny disposition in the face of hard work over many days. If this sounds like you, apply today!


- Assist Bad Adventures guides in the operation of our PA season trips
- Assist with meal preparation and clean up
- Load and unload gear and equipment
- Setup and strike shelters, tents, and groovers
- Drive Bad Adventures vehicles


- A genuine passion for empowering our adventurers to have amazing river trips
- An heroic work ethic
- A sunny disposition
- A valid drivers license

About Bad Adventures:

We run amazing kayaking, hiking, and backpacking adventures that explore breathtaking destinations in the USA. From Pennsylvania rivers, to Florida coastal waters, to desert canyons beneath soaring sandstone walls, we lead the kayaking adventures that paddlers dream about. On-trail and on-water, our trips take us from Zion and Bryce Canyons, to Rocky Mountain National Park, to Big Bend, to the Everglades, and beyond!

Learn more about the job and apply today: https://badadventures.com/jobs
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