Careers

We are currently accepting applications for this coming 2021/2022 Winter Season.

Sage Outdoor Adventures is a well-established year-round guide service that has much smaller shoulder/off seasons than your ordinary seasonal business. We have a core team of employees that work only and exclusively for Sage, year-round. They do a mixture of a lot of things, including Raft Guide, Safety Kayak, Snowmobile Guide, Fishing Guide, Van/bus driver, ATV Guide, and Guide Horses as Wranglers. Any and all of this could be you!

We hire people who are genuinely good, happy people. People that love being outside, surrounded by nature, that love other people, are gifted at sharing, and are naturally giving, polite and mature. We can train you to do the above-mentioned jobs all we need from you is an excellent attitude and willingness to work!

Full and Part-Time Positions are available

SAGE IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE. All applicants must agree to a Nationwide criminal and driving background check, as well as pass a pre-employment drug screen. Upon hire, all employees must agree to be entered in a random drug/alcohol screening pool for the duration of their employment.

Pay varies depending on the position and your level of experience.  Many of the positions available also receive consistent tips on a daily basis. Looking for a fun, outdoor career near Vail, Colorado?


POSITIONS AVAILABLE:


  • Office / Reservations / Front Desk Staff – Multiple Locations

Job Type: Full-time Seasonal
Salary: $16.00 to $18.00/hour

Job Description

The guest experience starts with the initial phone call and we at Sage pride ourselves with having the most efficient and professional sales team in the outfitting business. We offer 6 to 7 different activities and as you can imagine having multiple activities and multiple locations, it requires a sales team that can adapt quickly to selling products and having a basic understanding of each activity offered. Being able to switch topics quickly is key to this position.

We have a very casual, well-run, and extremely fun office located in Dotsero at our River Outpost where most calls for the entire operation flow through. The office is open from 8:00 AM to 6 PM and operates 7 days per week.

Daily Responsibilities

  • Answering Phones
  • Describe Tours, Activities, Trip Times, Age and Ability Requirements, Cancellation Policies, etc.
  • Input reservations for all activities offered
  • Transfer calls to various departments
  • Work with Guide Staff during the day
  • Occasionally work at our Mountain Base located North of Wolcott helping out with our front desks
  • Deliver sales materials to our clients if needed
  • Respond to emails, and online reviews

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with taking reservations either for activities, lodging, or similar
  • Knowledge of the Vail Valley and surrounding areas
  • Excellent phone communication skills – the ability to be enthusiastic and generate excitement while quickly booking a reservation.
  • Ability to learn reservations software and other related computer programs
  • Efficient working on a computer, typing, and working with technology.
  • Have a vehicle to get to work and a clean driving record in case you use a company vehicle

Requirements

  • You currently live in the Vail Valley somewhere between Dotsero and East Vail – This is mandatory in order to work in this department.
  • Sage operates under permits from the United States Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and the Department of Transportation and is held to higher standards than most companies. We require certain items in order to maintain our status in the industry.
  • All applicants must be at least 18 years old for this position and have a clean driving record
  • Sage is a Drug Free workplace and all employees must complete a standard drug screening upon being hired.
  • All applicants must pass a background and Motor Vehicle Record check.
  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

Schedule

  • Full Time is typically 40 hours per week and potential for overtime regularly as the season gets busier in peak times.
  • We have shifts available each day of the week and need to cover weekends/weekdays.
  • All shifts would begin at 8 am
  • The office schedule is typically set and offers the ability for you to count on certain days off.
  • We require you are available the entire winter beginning in mid-November and going through the end of April. We are unable to offer extended time off during peak season which is December 15th to April 1st.

A large part this position will require you to participate in ALL the activities that we offer. (FYI…This is really FUN!!!!)

Very important: For this position, you will be required to participate (as the season dictates) in Snowmobiling, Whitewater Rafting, ATV/Side x Side, Horseback, Fly Fishing, driving vans around to learn where all of our pick up locations are and in general be an active part of not just the office but our guide staff. If you are unable or unwilling to participate in what we are offering it is virtually impossible to sell it confidently.

Pay

Regular Pay for this position begins at $16/Hour and could be as much as $18/Hour to start based on qualifications, industry experience and knowledge of Sage and the activities offered.

Perks

  • Free and Discounted Activities for Family and Friends
  • Discounted Food and Retail at Base Locations
  • Pro Deal Pricing with various Outdoor Equipment and Apparel Dealers
  • Ability to work year-round and quickly advance in pay
  • Flexible time off especially in Off Seasons

If you would like to learn more about being on the Sales Team contact Robin Leedle or Joe Tomasic at 970-476-3700. Please submit a resume to the email link provided.

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  • Snowmobile Guide on a 6,000 Acre Private Mountain!

  • Job Type: Full Time Seasonal – Starting November 17, 2021!
    Salary: $15 /hour + tips

Daily Responsibilities

One of the best Winter jobs you could possibly have surrounded by the World’s Best Ski Areas.  Being a snowmobile guide for Sage Outdoor Adventures is a truly amazing experience and literally the only operation in the state that is able to operate on a completely private mountain with over 100 miles of trails.

Our Guides take out smaller more intimate groups and have the ability to show multiple view points which make our tours the most unique in the area.

We are the #1 ranked outfitter on Tripadvisor and our guides are the reason for that.  You can expect to work roughly 5 days per week and 2-3 tours per day and make crazy tips.

Requirements

Experience as a snowmobile guide/operator is preferred.
All applicants must be at least 18 years old for this position and have a clean driving record.
Sage is a Drug Free workplace and all employees must complete a standard drug screening upon
being hired. All employees must be entered into a Federal Drug and Alcohol random screen pool.
Looking for applicants that live in or near the Vail Valley in Colorado.
All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

Perks

  • Free and Discounted Activities for Family and Friends
  • Discounted Food and Retail at Base Locations
  • Pro Deal Pricing with various Outdoor Equipment and Apparel Dealers
  • Flexible time off especially in Off Seasons

If you would like to learn more about being a Snowmobile Guide contact Joe Tomasic or Jason Holt at 970-476-3700. Please submit a resume to the email link provided.

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  • CDL Drivers

  • Job Type: Full-time, Part-Time Seasonal
    Salary: $22/hour

Daily Responsibilities

We are looking for good drivers with a great driving record, that already hold a CDL. Our vehicles
require a Class C license with a Passenger endorsement (no air brakes on our buses). This is a job that pays well and is not your typical driving position. Quite often you will have some down time while your guests are on the river or participating in whatever activity they have booked allowing you to enjoy the outdoors.

Requirements

This position requires the driver be proficient at backing up a bus with a trailer on it.
All applicants must be at least 18 years old for this position and have a clean driving record.
Sage is a Drug Free workplace and all employees must complete a standard drug screening upon
being hired. All employees must be entered into a Federal Drug and Alcohol random screen pool.
Looking for applicants that live in or near the Vail Valley in Colorado.
All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

Perks

  • Free and Discounted Activities for Family and Friends
  • Discounted Food and Retail at Base Locations
  • Pro Deal Pricing with various Outdoor Equipment and Apparel Dealers
  • Flexible time off especially in Off Seasons

If you would like to learn more about being a CDL Driver contact Brian Jones or Joe Tomasic at 970-476-3700. Please submit a resume to the email link provided.

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  • EMT –  **NEW POSITION!!**

  • Job Type: Full-time, Part-Time Seasonal

Please contact Jason Holt at 970-476-3700 to discuss this new and unique opportunity at Sage’s private Mountain Base located North of Wolcott.


 

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