Looking for one of the most exciting jobs around?
Santa Barbara Adventure Company offers a fun, challenging and rewarding place of employment for people who love to be outside and share our region’s natural, beautiful places with our guests. We offer a huge variety of activities in and around Santa Barbara; imagine sea kayaking the Channel Islands one day, biking down the Santa Ynez Mountains the next and then facilitating a corporate team building trip the following day.
This variety of work is one of the main reasons our guides love this job so much – they never get bored. In our more than 20 years of operation, we pride ourselves on our reputation as the biggest and best outfitter in the region and we are only looking for the best guides around.
Santa Barbara Adventure Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or disabling condition.
We can only accept applicants who can legally work in the United States.
Current Employment Opportunities
Santa Barbara Office & Channel Islands Storefront Positions
We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:
Field Management Staff
Check back soon for open positions!
Santa Barbara Area Kayak/Surf/Outdoor Education/Wine Guides
We accept applications year-round. Our major hiring season is January-February with training beginning in early-March — Apply Now
We are ALWAYS hiring Class B drivers for Wine Country Tours!
Channel Islands Kayak Guides
We accept applications year-round.* Our major hiring season is January-February with training beginning in early March— Apply Now
*To be considered for Channel Islands guiding you need to have significant commercial guiding experience. Most of our staff works a season on the mainland before guiding at the islands.