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Hyatt Outdoor Adventure Guide - Full-Time - $500 Signing Bonus in AUSTIN, Texas


More than a spa resort, health retreat, or luxury hotel, Miraval Austin is an unrivaled wellbeing space that puts purpose and people at our core, serving as a catalyst for changing lives and celebrating individuality. Miraval Austin is currently looking for an Outdoor Adventure Guide. Under the general direction of the Outdoor Adventure Lead, the primary goal of this position is to facilitate safe, meaningful and fun outdoor experiences. The guide should be competent in leading hikes ranging in difficulty and distance, guiding and instructing mountain bike rides and classes, facilitating high and low ropes challenge course activities, as well as instructing climbing wall, archery, hatchet throwing classes and other Outdoor Adventure Programs.

As part of the Hyatt and Miraval family, we offer a complete benefits package including:

  • Robust PTO package*

  • Complimentary* and discounted room nights with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

  • Use of facilities, ability to participate in classes, and discounts on Spa services

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance*

  • Retirement Savings Plan (RSP) – 401K plan and Roth IRA with company match of up to 4%*

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Family Bonding Time Pay*

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

*this benefit dependent on employment status

Miraval Austin’s Life in Balance Spa is honored to receive not only one, but two distinguished awards in 2020 – North America’s Best Resort Spa and Texas’ Best Resort Spa. We are seeking candidates who are driven and committed to helping us achieve continued success. Miraval colleagues work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it is career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

Miraval Austin demonstrates a relentless commitment to a creating a safe working environment for all colleagues and guests with comprehensive protocols and training. Our property is accredited as a Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR™ Facility. GBAC recognizes Miraval Austin as a showcase example of commitment to ensuring a clean, safe, and healthy environment for our employees, customers, and stakeholders


The Outdoor Adventure Guide must have an interest in and knowledge about the natural world, including the Texas Hill Country, or a curiosity to learn about our natural habitat. This person must have strong interpersonal skills, strong customer service skills, strong group management skills, and strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. They also need to have the ability to be flexible in regards to scheduling and daily duties. Personal interest in outdoor adventure pursuits, including extensive hiking experience, mountain biking experience, climbing experience and a knowledge of rope systems.

  • Facilitation and problem solving skills

  • Detail oriented, creative, and flexible

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work as a team player

  • Excellent presentation and teaching skills

  • Climbing ability and comfortable working at heights of 30-50ft to include traversing cables

  • Must be technically proficient with ropes, helmets, harnesses, hardware and several belay techniques

  • Regional knowledge of outdoor venues and resources

  • Ability to perform and facilitate all activities related to outdoor adventure

  • Hike 3-4 mile/hour pace, miles ranging from 2-14 miles traveled

  • Mountain biking, 10-15 mile/hour pace, miles ranging from 5-20 miles traveled

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays

  • Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions

Education and/or Experience

  • Proficient knowledge of Miraval Philosophy and Mindfulness Applications preferred

  • Five years of experience in facilitation and/or guiding outdoor adventure programs preferred

  • Five years guiding experience hiking and mountain biking preferred

  • Five years of experience in facilitation of High and Low Ropes Elements preferred

  • ACCT Facilitator Level II preferred

  • First Aid/CPR

  • Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder Preferred

  • Lifeguard certification training required for facilitating water activities

Training in facilitating SUP and kayaking required for facilitating water activities

Primary Location: US-TX-Austin

Organization: Miraval Austin Resort and Spa

Pay Basis: Hourly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Golf and Recreation

Req ID: AUS005800

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.