Wilderness Voyageurs has been providing the best outdoor & summer jobs since 1964!

Work in Ohiopyle with Wilderness Voyageurs!

Are you an outdoors-person looking for a summer full of adventure? If that sounds like you, then working in Ohiopyle State Park for Wilderness Voyageurs will be one of the best jobs of your life! Live and work in Pennsylvania’s biggest state park, paddling the river, hiking the trails, fishing and hanging out with your new best friends. We’ve been in the outdoor business since 1964, and some of our staff have been working for us since 1973!

Working at Wilderness Voyageurs is an excellent opportunity to share your love for the outdoors with others. But this business needs more than just raft guides! Check out other opportunities below.  No matter what your role at Wilderness Voyageurs, you’ll learn new skills and have an experience that will be with you for the rest of your life.


Although our river season does not kick off until April, our hiring process is happening year round. If you are interested in working for us in any of the departments, contact us ASAP.  We hire more than 50 people every season, jobs are available that are full time seasonal as well as part-time seasonal (weekend warriors).  Our offices are open every day all winter long  – so get a head start on the summer now!  Application details are at the bottom of the page below the job descriptions.

“Wilderness Voyageurs has to be the best summer job I have ever had! Being able to go kayaking everyday and run waterfalls, I couldn’t have been happier! Can’t wait for this summer!” Anna B. (the 11th member & in the second generation of her family to work for Wilderness Voyageurs!)

Immediate Job Openings

Marketing Coordinator

This position is responsible for assisting with the execution of the marketing strategy and plan of
Wilderness Voyageurs, and related companies Tall Oaks and Falls City Restaurant and Pub. We
are focused on customer service and providing safe and fun experiences to our customers and our
staff. Your number one goal is to ensure that “fun” is being communicated via all channels in a
manner consistent with our company voice and ethos. You will be an integral part of all
marketing activities of the organization, both digital and traditional marketing tactics and


Managing all social media channels’ organic messaging and content. Create and share
original content, this includes photo editing, copy/caption writing and basic graphic
Web site basic maintenance and editing. To include copy writing for products and the
creation of blog content, images, and videos while ensuring best SEO techniques.
Email design and writing.
Support our marketing agency with design for paid social ads.
Provide support and assistance with the creation of all print materials.
Assist with organization and attendance of event marketing.
Manage the daily operations of the photo department during the rafting / activities season.
Hiring and training of photo department staff
Schedule photographers
Monitor and assess photographers.
Review and assess analytics of various campaigns, marketing efforts, website
conversions and website traffic.
Other marketing tasks as assigned.

Excited about the activities and experiences that we provide our clients.
2+ years professional social media management experience and knowledge of the in-n-outs
of all things social media including instagram, facebook, youtube, pinterest, twitter and

Hands on business experience with GoogleDrive, WordPress, MailChimp or other
comparable tools.
Eye for quality photos and graphics,
Basic photo editing skills
Experience with Canva or a similar graphic design tool.
Organized, creative and analytically minded.
Detail oriented to the max!
Strong written and oral communication.
Welcoming, positive and upbeat demeanor.
Ability to travel, up to 10% of the time

This position is a full time year round position with flexibility of hours and work location.
During the operating season, the expectation is of a full time presence within the operations of
the company. During the high season, weekend shifts will occur quite frequently. During the
period from November to March, remote work is acceptable with the requirement of occasional
in person meetings and travel to cover bike tours and for attendance of marketing tradeshows
throughout the US but primarily in the Mid-Atlantic region. During the winter season, the
weekly required number of hours will fluctuate between 30 and 40 hours. During the operational
season the expectation is of a full time employee of 40 hours a week.
Participating in all of the activities offered by Wilderness Voyageurs is required so that an innate
understanding of our product line is achieved.
We are in a highly competitive industry that requires an aggressive approach to the acquisition
and retention of our customers. This is accomplished through attention to detail and a thorough
response to our customer’s needs. We are in the business of providing fun, our workplace is a
relaxed environment where your ability to be creative and have a good time and be passionate
about the out of doors is incredibly valued.

Front of House Manager - Falls City Pub

The Front of House Manager is responsible for overseeing the dining experience to ensure that we are delivering superb hospitality and service to our guests. They are responsible for managing a team of front of house staff including scheduling, training, and general supervision.


We are looking for someone who is detail oriented with experience leading a small team. If you want to work where people vacation, this is the job for you. Falls City Pub is the center of the A’pres scene in Ohiopyle.  This is a year round position.

Servers - Falls City Pub

Servers are responsible for providing friendly and attentive service to our patrons in both an indoor and outdoor setting.  Prior restaurant serving experience preferred, but if you are a friendly go-getter, that may work also.  Must be 21 years of age.

Cooks - Falls City Pub

We have a fun and fast paced Back-of-House team.  Do you want to learn the in and out of a restaurant operation?  This is the place for you.  Our kitchen team has been a very stable and creative force for many years.

Campground Host- Tall Oaks Campground

Live in the middle of a beautiful oak forest.  Our campground is quite large and fairly quiet.  We are home to the largest camp sites in the Laurel Highlands, and close to the major attractions of Ohiopyle, Yough Lake, Frank Lloyds’ Fallingwater and Fort Necessity.

2024 Seasonal Job Openings


If you want to be a river guide – this is the place to learn! No experience is necessary.
We’ll teach you all the skills you need to become an accomplished guide and be able to guide on a variety of rivers. Complete a summer job application to get the process started! Click here for the Guide Candidate Letter which will help answer some of your questions and give you an idea of what to expect and how training is operated.

Bike Tour Guides

Do you want to get paid to travel the US, and stay in awesome lodging, and connect people with really cool places? Around here, we call that a bike tour guide. Learn about the hiring process for becoming a bike tour guide.

Fly Fishing Guides

A fly-fishing guide/instructor’s job, at its core, is to give people a successful fly fishing experience. This does not automatically mean catching boat loads of fish. It means that the overall guest experience is overwhelmingly positive, and that the guide/instructor has a high level of professionalism, and attention to detail. Wade trips and float trips are usually with guests who have some, if not a lot of experience, whereas our instructional programs are all about getting beginners the skills and knowledge to appreciate the sport and hopefully create in them a life long passion.


Do you enjoy taking photographs and being outside all day? Ohiopyle State Park makes taking a bad picture nearly impossible. Being a Wilderness Voyageurs photographer keeps you busy, but also has it’s perks on hot summer days when you get to soak your feet along the river as raft trips await your camera lens at Cucumber Rapid.

Restaurant Staff

 Falls City Restaurant & Pub is our on site full service restaurant serving up yummy food and more than 50 craft beers.  Work at the heart of the Ohiopyle social scene.  Waitstaff and kitchen staff positions are available.

Reservations & Guest Service

Enjoy helping people?  Join our super fun reservations and check in team! You’ll get to enjoy interacting with guests every step of the way -from the first time they call to when they arrive for their adventure. It’s fun, social and a very important position in the company. Full time year round and seasonal positions available. For a full job description and information, please click here!

Outdoor Retail Sales

Wilderness Voyageurs store is a gear junkies paradise, from paddling to peddling gear, Wilderness Voyageurs provides top notch gear carrying big name outdoor brands like Prana, Astral, Keen, Mountain Hardware, Endura, Zoic, Giro and Immersion Research. The Wilderness Voyageurs store also carries Kona bikes for daily rentals in addition to a large assortment of demo kayaks.


Do you have a CDL with a passenger endorsement? Come work in a low stress, fun environment, where your passengers are happy and thankful for you getting them to the fun.  We operate 40 passenger buses and 15 passenger vans. Both full time seasonal and part time seasonal positions available.

Bike Mechanics

Shifters and Derailleurs are your cup of tea?  Be a part of the team that keeps our fleet of bikes happy and humming along.  We have a number of levels of mechanics that we need, so if you have a love of bikes and a mechanical bent, and want to learn to be a mechanic, indicate you would like to be an entry level mechanic.   We also have a number of mid level and lead mechanic positions available that require previous experience.


If you have questions, please call us (or click the supervisors name below to email) at 800-272-4141 ask to speak with:

  • Ben – River guiding & instruction, Bus drivers
  • ManagerFalls City Restaurant & Pub
  • HeathRetail and bike mechanics
  • KasiaBike tour guides
  • ChelseaReservations and Guest Services
  • JillyPhotographers