Desert Adventures ~ Reservation Specialist

Desert Adventures is seeking to hire a Reservation Specialist! Below is the information about the open position:

POSITION TITLE: Reservation Specialist

TYPE OF POSITION: Full Time

LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT: Permanent / Year-Round

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Pay: $11-$15/hour DOE
Position Type: Part Time / Full Time
Education: High School Equivalent
Certifications: CPR/First Aid
Duration: Year-round

Job Summary:
Desert Adventures is a premier outdoor adventure tour company in Las Vegas, operating in Nevada,
Arizona, and Utah. We are looking for professional, mature, and fun people to join our reservation staff. We
operate an extensive multi-sport program that includes sea kayaking, whitewater rafting, trekking, driving
tours, and mountain biking. Reservation staff will field incoming phone calls, take
reservations, organize trip manifests, answer emails and voicemails, and coordinate logistics with guides,
drivers, as well as serve guests in our retail location. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Word,
familiar with Excel, comfortable navigating the internet, and possess basic computer skills. Responsibilities
will include basic accounting and bookkeeping, running daily reports, and filing.
Qualifications:
In addition to a working knowledge of basic office duties, qualified applicants must also have excellent
interpersonal skills and the ability to prioritize and finish many projects competently. Strong communication
and clear speaking skills are a must. Solid problem solving skills are necessary and the ability to work
efficiently and quickly is important. Office staff must demonstrate a solid work ethic, possess high
standards, be detail-oriented, and extremely organized. Preference will be given to those with QuickBooks,
Microsoft Word, and Excel experience. Qualified applicants must be able to make proper decisions quickly,
work calmly in tense or chaotic situations, and be efficient within a team. You must act in a professional
manner at all times, and dress according to your job function. In house training is available.

Requirements:

  • Reliable Transportation
  • Clean professional appearance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Subject to random drug testing
  • Non-smoking work environment
  • Cell phone with SMS capabilities
  • Internet and email access
  • Basic computer skills
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Love to be outdoors and in nature

Additional Info:
SEASON: Desert Adventures operates year round, but our peak season is February through November. Candidates do
not need to be available year round to be considered for employment, but you must be available during peak season.

TRAINING: On-the-job training is available internally for this position, and will be paid at $10/hour for a maximum of 90
days during introductory period. Introductory reviews at the end of 30 days, 60 days, and 90 days may be conducted if
deemed necessary

BENEFITS: Continuing education and cross training is available – often at no cost. Additional benefits include free
kayaking or adventure trips on your days off (space permitting), along with friends and family promotional rates, pro-deals
on many brands of outdoor clothing and gear, and the chance to work with a fun, passionate, creative group of individuals.

POLICIES: All employees are expected to comply with company policies and procedures. We are a licensed DOT motor
carrier, authorized to operate commercial trips by the National Park Service, and an Equal Opportunity employer. We
voluntarily participate in E-verify.

PREFERRED CONTACT METHOD: Apply in person or via email with cover letter and resume to HERE

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