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Hyatt Outdoor Adventure Guide in TUCSON, Arizona



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 rock climbing.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead hikes of 3-12 miles with elevation gains ranging from 200-3000ft while carrying a 35 lbs. pack.

  • Lead mountain bike rides for 2hrs covering distances from 2-15 miles over varying levels of technical terrain.

  • Teach basic mountain biking skills.

  • Facilitate high ropes challenge course experiences for 2-6 hours per day, including long periods of time standing while belaying and facilitating. Must be comfortable climbing telephone poles and being at heights of 25-50 feet.

  • Instruct climbing wall activity, including teaching belaying, tying-in and climbing techniques.

  • Safely fit guests with harnesses and helmets.

  • Knowledgeably conduct inspections of all safety equipment. Including ropes, harnesses, helmets, hardware and challenge course structures

  • In all activities (especially challenge course) being willing and able to interact with guests on an emotional level.

  • In all activities having risk management as number one priority



To perform this job successfully, an individual must have an interest in and knowledge about the natural world, including the Sonoran desert, 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 regard to scheduling and daily duties. Personal interest in outdoor adventure pursuits, including extensive hiking experience, mountain biking experience, rock climbing experience and a knowledge of rope systems.


Previous professional/educational experience as an Outdoor Adventure guide or educator. First Aid and CPR certification


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The associate frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The associate is occasionally required to sit; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Primary Location: US-AZ-Tucson

Organization: Miraval Arizona Resort and Spa

Pay Basis: Hourly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Golf and Recreation

Req ID: TUC000769

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.