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Employment Opportunities

Join the Wet Planet Team!

Interested in being a part of the Wet Planet team? See the listing of Wet Planet employment opportunities below and join our professional, experienced, and stellar crew, also referred to as the “Wet Planet Family”. Each year, many of our staff return, appreciating the abundance of beautiful rivers to boat, the spectacular area we get to live in, and the high quality, professional yet informal family atmosphere we have created at Wet Planet.

Please fill out this online application. Be sure to also submit a cover letter, resume, and any other pertinent information as needed for the position(s) to which you are applying (certifications, river log, etc.).

Note that you may indicate on your application if you are interested in working part time on the river, and part time in a different job ‘at Base’, such as working as a server or cook at the Cafe & Grill, marketing & reservations in the office, driving shuttle, or slinging espresso or taking photos as part of the base team.

Our season of operations: Our season starts April 1st through September 30, 2018.  Depending on position, you will be invited to start either in April, May or June. All positions require full availability during July and through Labor Day weekend.

FOOD SERVICES – Full-time and part-time positions available at the Wet Planet café. Responsibilities can include food preparation and/or serving, assisting with catered group events, preparing river meals for rafting and kayaking trips. Must be courteous, friendly, and enjoy working in an fun outdoor environment! Required: Washington Food Handler’s permit, Washington Alcohol Server’s permit. Open Positions:

  • Cafe Front-of-House (possibly combined with Base Support Staff) (full time / April or May – through Mid September)
  • Cook (cafe & events) (full time / May – through Mid September)

BASE SUPPORT STAFF – The crew that does a little bit of everything! Welcome our guests, provide top-notch guest service before/after trips in the shop, selling photos, and serving espresso drinks; take rafting trip photos; make reservations; drive shuttle to/from the river. It is the central hub at Wet Planet, and at times hectic, but where we create a warm, comfortable ambience for our guests. Must be friendly, energetic, outgoing, enjoy good guest service and pay attention to detail. Required: Washington Food Handler’s permit.

RESERVATIONS SPECIALIST (marketing & sales) – Provide detailed guest service in helping guests make online and phone reservations. Help maintain organization and quality guest care between reservations process and river trips. Assist with administrative support. Should have strong attention to detail, friendly demeanor, good communication skills, office experience and enjoy good guest service.

MARKETING MANAGER – Help develop marketing strategy for marketing of Wet Planet brand and various trips and classes, including communications plan with print, social media and events. Supervise a small team to run our daily social media postings, blog writing, and various marketing projects. As part of the office/sales team you will also assist with making reservations. A degree and formal training in marketing and communications, as well as proven previous marketing experience are required. Full time with benefits and potential to year round vs seasonal. For more information please contact

DRIVING & MAINTENANCE – Full Time driver for river shuttles and to help with daily vehicle and facilities maintenance. Required: CDL license.

RAFT GUIDE –  Experienced part-time, and on-call raft guides (full time positions for the 2018 season have filled).  Previous experience guiding on class III-IV whitewater necessary. Must be available July and August. Required: CPR and First Aid certifications. Preferred: swiftwater certifications, WFR.

KAYAK INSTRUCTOR – (full time positions for the 2018 season have filled). Lead instructors and assistants for beginner, intermediate, and private kayak instruction.  Required: CPR and First Aid certifications. Preferred: swiftwater certifications, WFR, ACA certified. Lead kayak instructor positions require RRC, WFR, and ACA certifications.


INTERNSHIPS – If interested, please submit a proposal for your intended internship and desired duties/work.

For questions, comments, or to talk with someone directly, email us at or call us at 1.877.390.9445