Job Title: Adventure Zip Line Guide

Job Location: Middleburg, Virginia

Job Status:  Seasonal (through November)

Reports To:  Course Manager


Position Summary

This position leads guided adventures including zip line canopy tours and rappelling experiences as well as hiking and survival expeditions. Additionally, Adventure Guides are responsible for conducting various maintenance tasks under the the direction of the Course Manager. The position requires solid interpersonal skills along with a “can do” attitude. The candidate will be someone who is self-starting, energetic and focused who embraces increasing responsibility and challenge. This Adventure Guide position is a valuable role that helps support our mission of delivering extraordinary customer experiences that promote self and team development.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to a positive, supportive team atmosphere and model a “can do” attitude
  • Responsible, reliable, punctual and committed to job
  • Family friendly, pleasant and courteous in all interactions with guests
  • Able to make risk management decisions
  • In alignment with Empower Adventures Middleburg mission
  • Communicates well with co-workers, Course Manager, and General Manager
  • Safe and responsible use of all Empower gear and equipment



  • Experience working in varied weather conditions
  • Experience working with diverse clientele
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Must be committed to work entire season (April through November)
  • Ability to walk, stand, and/or hang in a harness for long periods of time
  • Able to lift and carry 50lbs. of weight and hike 3 miles per day
  • Strong self-care skills
  • Drug Free


Hiring Process

All new staff will be required to attend a training and certification program regardless of previous experience. Once you have submitted your application, resume, and cover letter either via email or US mail, we’ll contact you. If you have what we’re looking for, you’ll be invited for an interview, where you will have the chance to get to know us and we’ll have a chance to get to know you.


How to Apply

Interested parties should send resume, cover letter, and 2 references to Chris Fox, Operations Manager.