Join the Team !

Western Canyoning Adventure & Banff Canyoning hiring page

Are you looking to live in the heart of the Canadian wilderness and guide in a variety of Canyons from mid-May to the end of September with a team of passionate canyoners?

We are looking for reliable individuals who share our values to help us expand a meaningful operation.

The places we guide in

Please read carefully

We receive many applications, and it means a lot to us!


We want to thank everyone for their interest in working with us – seeing the team grow with such quality individuals is one of the ways we gauge the success of the business.

Unfortunately, it is quite difficult for us to respond to everyone who applies to us via email, and we instead ask you to kindly follow the easy application process detailed below.


We have specific needs at different times so please refer to this page every season as we it will be regularly updated.

We are always excited to work with new people, learn from one another and improve our operation for our valued clients. We hope to work with at some point!

Who we need for Summer 2024 in the Rockies (Abraham Lake & Canmore)

We are looking for fully certified guides with a minimum of 1-year canyon guiding experience

  • Most professional certifications are accepted (ACA, CGI, NZOIA, IcoPro, Europeans, etc.)
  • We require the equivalent of the ACA Lead Pro Canyon Guide.
  • We ask that you are willing and committed to challenge and pass the assessment for the ACA pro guide (conditions will be discussed on a case-by-case basis).
  • Additional qualifications: valid 80-hour first aid minimum, swift water rescue certification if not included in your canyoning certification, valid driver’s license.
  • We are looking for;
    • A highly motivated individual who is always keen to learn and share their knowledge.
    • Understand that guiding is not about looking like a hero but facilitating an incredible time for people by allowing them to do something unique.
    • Someone who is mobile and comfortable living outdoors.

We have a full team of returning assistant guides and pro-guides in training and we are sadly not able to take on more trainees in the Rockies this year.

What is the process to apply for the pro-guide position:

  • Fill out this quick Google form
  • If you qualify after completing this form, you will receive the full job description. Please ensure that you read and agree to everything and write down the questions you have
  • you will be invited for an interview with one of our lead guides
  • If you qualify you will receive your contract

Who do we need for Summer 2024 in the Okanagan (Kelowna, BC)

We are looking for new part-time volunteer trainees who will potentially become an assistant during the season.

No pre-requisite certifications are required. During the season you will be required to pass a first aid training and an in-house canyon-specific assessment if you gain the necessary skills and we have more needs for assistants.

We are looking for;

  • A highly motivated individual who is always keen to learn and share their knowledge.
  • Understand that guiding is not about looking like a hero but facilitating an incredible time for people by allowing them to do something unique.
  • Understands that becoming a full canyon pro-guide takes a minimum of 2 years even for the most skilled individuals.
  • Someone who is mobile and comfortable living outdoors.

We have a full team of returning pro-guides and pro-guides in training, but check again later this summer or follow us on social media as we may require more as the season progresses.

What is the process to apply for this position:

  • Fill out a quick Google form
  • If you qualify you will be invited to a short interview with one of our lead guides

Before you apply, here are our core values

Respect:  Keep our wilderness intact while facilitating safe access to the outdoors.

Education: Fostering curiosity and engagement through quality tours and training.

Discovery: Exploration-driven; we are always finding new canyons for you to experience.