Sky Guide

Love Your Job!

Zipline the beautiful Minnesota River Valley, have a ton of fun with our guests as you help them create lasting memories, and get paid to do it!

"What other job pays you to be outdoors and have as much fun as the customers? The amazing new people you meet everyday and the great work environment equates to a job you'll love and never forget."

Dalton, Sky Guide

Starting at

$ 15 50
per hour
  • Based on experience
  • Plus tips


per week (peak)
  • Peak hours are in summer/fall
  • Winter and spring hours available

Sky Guide is responsible for ensuring the safety of the guest as well as providing exceptional guest services through a sincere and caring first name basis.  Additionally, this position should do everything possible to make the guest feel important and cared for, finding creative solutions with a can-do attitude.

The Sky Guide position is seasonal year round, part-time position with peak hours (25-40/week) during the summer/fall months.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Daily opening and closing procedures of the zip-line course.
  • Conduct inspections of all course components and gear.
  • Fit harnesses, helmets, gloves and brake pads correctly and supervise the use of all safety equipment.
  • Conduct pre-tour safety orientation for each group.
  • Demonstrate proper riding position.
  • Perform course retrievals and rescues.
  • Assure the safety and wellbeing of each guest throughout the tour.
  • Engage each and every guest to ensure a memorable experience.
  • Identify and assist with course maintenance efforts.
  • Attend scheduled meetings and in-services.

Skills and Specifications

  • Must successfully complete and pass Kerfoot Canopy Tour zip-line training course by Challenge Design Innovation.
  • Guest Service driven.
  • Good communication skills and professional presentation.
  • Must be able to handle stressful situations calmly and effectively.
  • Must have great attention to detail to ensure guest safety and overall enjoyable experience.
  • Honest, respectful and trustworthy.
  • Flexible.
  • Works well in a fast paced environment.

Age and/or Experience

Must be 18 years of age or older and prior experience with outdoor recreation, athletics, educational roles and zip lining a plus.

Work Environment

All Sky Guides are expected to work in a fast paced, physical, social, professional and team oriented work environment.   The work environment is primarily outdoors in climates from 0 degrees Fahrenheit to 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

The best job I have ever had! You get paid to zip line, be outside, and meet new people.

Mariah, Sky Guide

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