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Magic Falls has positions available for licensed Maine whitewater guides, marketing and reservations management, and food and lodging management for the 2019 Season.
Our whitewater training will be held from May 24-June 1, 2019. The training will include Safety Techniques, River Etiquette, Daily Procedures, River Rescue and lots and lots of whitewater rafting!!!! In short, everything you will need to pass the Maine Whitewater Rafting Guide Exam for the Kennebec River, except for CPR and Basic First Aid. These can be acquired through the Red Cross and must be completed prior to whitewater training.
To enroll in the guide training session, a $50.00 non refundable deposit is due with your application. To compensate Magic Falls for the remaining cost of guide training, you will be required to provide three, non-paid guided trips. This fee includes staying at Magic Falls Rafting campground, a training manual, and use of all needed equipment (wetsuits, life jacket, and paddle). You will be responsible for your meals. The training classes will be limited to 18, so if you are interested you should let us know right away.
After you have completed the guide training you will be ready to take the State exam for the Kennebec and Dead Rivers and become a Registered Maine Whitewater Guide (level I). Application and testing fee is $103.00. License fee is $90.00 for two years. Additional training is required for the Penobscot River (level II). As a Registered Maine Whitewater Guide you will be able to work for any rafting outfitter. However, we do ask you to train with us if you plan to work for our company. We prefer to hire the guides we train, as our program focuses on the high standards and ethical conduct we require from everyone on our staff. Our guides earn a daily wage plus tips and dinner.
If you have any questions, or need more information, please call 1-800-207-7238.
For guide applicants-please submit this application along with your nonrefundable $ 50 deposit. (This is non refundable for any reason!) by mailing a check, or call us with credit card information.
Magic Falls is seeking employees with business, marketing, communications or computer technology skills. Applicants should enjoy working with people in a fast paced environment and possess an appreciation of Maine’s outdoor resources. Duties will include but are not limited to:
Making and processing guest reservations for rafting trips, lodging and food service
Maintaining customer databases
Check-in and guest services
Bookkeeping & accounting
Managing Magic Falls website content and SEO
Managing social media content on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest etc.
Full time year round employment will be considered for those interested in a career in marketing and operations in the rafting industry.
Complete the application below or send an email signifying your interest in a position along with resume and contact information to:
"We had a blast! Our guide kept us safe and happy! We were able to get in and ride the rapids a couple times. We had cool challenges and it was very exciting! Afterwards we returned to base camp for lunch, the steak was very tender and blueberry crumb cake was delicious. We would do this trip over and over again!"
- Melissa H, Houston, TX
"We just wanted to write you and convey what a wonderful trip we had this past weekend. We are excited to book our trip for next year and bring our son to start the next generation of our family down the Kennebec River with Magic Falls. We'd like to thank you again for everything you do for us, you show us every year why Magic Falls Rafting is truly the only name when it comes to whitewater rafting in Maine.
- The Brooks Family, Jay, ME
"Thank you for helping coordinate an awesome rafting trip for me and my 6 friends. Guide Eric Lundquist was perfect for us! We really enjoyed our time with him and all the ladies took something special from the day: overcame a fear, experienced something they never did before or just had a perfect time enjoying the beauty of the river. The stop at the waterfall was a highlight for everyone! Your business is absolutely wonderful!! I had such a good experience this past summer with my retreat that I am working on expanding and doing two retreats in 2018!"
- Deb, Schwenksville, PA
"First time white-water rafting and this experience blew all my expectations out of the water! They go through all safety protocol and we felt balanced with safety precautions and the thrill of risk. Next time, we might try out the overnight cabins they have on site. Will absolutely be back!"
- Sami T, Chestnut Hill, MA