Zip Line Operator

Date Posted: 2/16/2017

Job Description

Zip Line Operator

Community: Big Timber Lake RV Camping Resort

Are you looking for a summer job filled with fun and daily adventures? We are looking for a Zip Line Operator who loves to be outdoors, is knowledgeable of zip line courses, and is enthusiastic about delivering an adventure and educational experience to our guests.
As a Zip Line Operator, you'll ensure guests utilizing the zip course(s) observe all safety rules. You’ll set stop ropes, tie required knots, assist guests in proper harness and helmet fitting, demonstrate proper zipping techniques, operate the zip line courses and inspect the equipment.

  1. Perform daily opening and closing procedures of the zip line.

  2. Inspect the course components and gear on a daily basis. Inspect all lines, platforms, harnesses, pulleys, and helmets to ensure safety and cleanliness.

  3. Conduct safety orientation for each guest/group, including reviewing safety issues, answering questions, and demonstrating how to carry gear and wear safety harness.

  4. Ensure harnesses and helmets fit correctly and supervise the use of all safety equipment.

  5. Attach guests to cable and perform essential safety checks each time prior to anyone zipping.

  6. Assist at the landing point for each participant, ensuring their safety on every approach.

  7. Provide excellent customer service to guests utilizing the zip line.

  8. Wash, clean, sanitize and prepare all gear and equipment.

  9. Assist with course maintenance efforts.

  10. Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Education (some HS education required)

  • Must be able to pass and complete required safety training course according to PRCA standards offered by the Company

  • Previous experience with outdoor recreation, athletics, educational roles, high ropes instruction or zip lining, preferred

  • Great customer service and communication skills

  • Ability to climb and rappel to and from high altitudes

  • Physical ability to pull self and the potential addition of 270+ pounds along each cable incline

  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time

  • Ability to decrease the speed of, and stop, guests of various weights and speeds as they approach each incoming landing point

  • Basic computer proficiency including the ability to use email and internet