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

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