Employment Opportunities

Be an adventure guide for Cypress Canopy Tours this summer.

Eco-Adventure Guide

We are always looking for energetic students interested in ecology and adventure sports. Located just 30 miles west of downtown Austin, the first zipline canopy tour in the continental United States wants responsible, fun-loving guides to lead guests through our zipline course. This exciting business will train you to traverse with guests through the tree tops in a beautiful cypress-lined creek ravine. Drug and alcohol-free lifestyle required for this family-oriented business. Hours include part-time/weekends Spring and Fall; full and part-time positions available during the Summer. Send a resumé, letter describing your interests and qualifications, as well as recommendations to: admin@cypressvalleycanopytours.com, or Cypress Valley Canopy Tours® 1223 Paleface RR, Spicewood, TX 78669. Our primary hiring seasons are January-February and April-May.

Job Description

Responsible for:

  • Safety and skills orientation of guests
  • Providing ecological information to guests during tour
  • Guiding guests safely through zipline tour
  • Some grounds enhancement and maintenance
  • Treehouse preparation and cleaning
  • Incident and emergency response


  • Minimum age: 18
  • Prefer some college with a major in ecology or biology-related fields
  • Prefer some experience with adventure sports and/or wilderness rescue
  • Must be responsible, reliable, and able to take a leadership role in guiding small groups
  • Must be family and kid friendly: experience working with kids is a plus
  • Must have flexible schedule
  • Must have or be willing to acquire current CPR certification