Employment Application

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Though applications may be submitted at any time, most hiring will be done prior to April 1st.
Thank you for your interest in joining the crew at O.A.R.S.
We look forward to hearing from you!

* I am applying to be a
Bus/Van Driver Food Packer Manager
Sea Kayaking Guide Whitewater Rafting Guide

* Experience
I have experience. I have no experience, but I'm a quick learner.

If you have experience, describe in the space below.
(For guiding experience, be specific with rivers, class of whitewater and days worked.)

* I am applying to work in
Arizona California Idaho Oregon
Utah Wyoming Canada Fiji

Personal Information

* First Name, Middle Initial:
* Last Name:
* Mailing Address:
* City:
* State/Province:
* ZIP/Postal Code:
* Country:
* Primary Phone:
Alternate Phone:
* E-mail Address:
* Are you at least 18 years of age? Yes No

Application Information

* Earliest Date Available:
* Available Until:
Select your location preferences:
* First Choice:
Second Choice:
Third Choice:
* Have you completed an application with us before?Yes No
If yes, month/year of prior application:
* Do you know anyone who is employed by O.A.R.S.?Yes No
If yes, who?
* Have you ever been previously employed by O.A.R.S.?Yes No
If yes. Provide dates.
* How did you hear about our company?
* Are you legally entitled to work in the United States?Yes No
* Have you been convicted of a felony during the last 7 years?Yes No
(Conviction does not necessarily disqualify an applicant for employment.)
* Do you currently have any legal or felony charges pending against you?Yes No
(Pending charges do not necessarily disqualify an applicant for employment.)

If you answered yes to either of the previous 2 questions, please describe the circumstances:

Education Information

Describe any special training you’ve received that would prepare you for your employment with O.A.R.S.

Describe any technical or special skills you possess that you could utilize in your employment with O.A.R.S.

* Are you currently CPR and First-Aid certified? Yes No
* Do you hold 80-hour WFR or EMT certification? Yes No
* Have you been trained in Swiftwater Rescue? Yes No
* Do you possess a Class B Commercial Driver’s License? Yes No

High School Attended:
City/State:
Graduated:Yes No
 
College/University Attended:
City/State:
Course of Study:
Graduated:Yes No
 
Vocational School Attended:
City/State:
Course of Study:
Graduated:Yes No

Employment History

Most Recent Employer:
Address:
City/State/ZIP:
Position:
Duties:
Wage:
Start Date:
End Date:
Reason for Leaving:
Contact Person:
Contact Phone Number:
Contact E-mail Address:
May we contact this employer?Yes No
 
Other Employment:
Address:
City/State/ZIP:
Position:
Duties:
Wage:
Start Date:
End Date:
Reason for Leaving:
Contact Person:
Contact Phone Number:
Contact E-mail Address:
May we contact this employer:Yes No
 
Other Employment:
Address:
City/State/ZIP:
Position:
Duties:
Wage:
Start Date:
End Date:
Reason for Leaving:
Contact Person:
Contact Phone Number:
Contact E-mail Address:
May we contact this employer:Yes No
* Have you received a disciplinary suspension or been discharged from any of the above positions? Yes No
(Answering yes does not necessarily disqualify an applicant for employment.)
If you answered yes, please describe the circumstances.
* Is there any reason why you would be unable to perform the essential functions of this job without reasonable accommodations?Yes No
(Answering yes does not necessarily disqualify an applicant for employment.)
If you answered yes, please describe the circumstances.

Provide a Personal Reference

List two individuals, not related to you, who can provide personal references:
* Name:
Address:
City:
State/ZIP:
* Telephone:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

* Describe your interest in working for O.A.R.S.

I certify that the information provided in this application for employment is true and complete. If employed, any misstatement or omission of fact on this application may result in the termination of my employment.

I authorize O.A.R.S. to investigate any of the information listed in this application.

O.A.R.S. is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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Outside Travel Awards 'Best Outfitter' Runner Up National Geographic Adventure Magazine - Best River & Sea Outfitter on Earth As Featured On 50 Tours of a Lifetime - National Geographic Traveler Mindy Gleason, O.A.R.S. Reservations Manager Condé Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialist 2007-2013 (River Rafting) Best of the Bay Area Winner

For consecutive years, O.A.R.S. has been named the "Best River & Sea Outfitter on Earth" by National Geographic Adventure and one of the top two outfitters in the world by Outside Magazine in its annual Active Travel Awards recognition program. In multiple years, O.A.R.S.trips have been honored as "50 Tours of a Lifetime" by National Geographic Traveler and since 2007, Condé Nast Traveler has recognized Mindy Gleason, O.A.R.S. Reservation Manager and International Adventure Travel Consultant, as Condé Nast Traveler's standalone Top Travel Specialist in the River Rafting category.

Questions about trips or making reservations? Contact info@oars.com or call 800-346-6277 in the USA or Canada or 1-209-736-4677 if outside the USA or Canada.
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O.A.R.S. Companies Inc.,
PO Box 67, Angels Camp, CA 95222