Not only does Go Ape have a variety of locations across the US, but we have a wide range of roles that makes up our squad.  Each team member plays an integral part at Go Ape, contributing to our mission of encouraging others to live life adventurously.  Whether on the front lines delivering an exceptional guest experience, or working behind a desk crunching numbers, Go Ape is only as successful as our entire team. Therefore, our team is not just comprised from those with outdoor and adventure experience, but rather top talent from many industries.

Explore different roles within Go Ape

Instructors and Site Teams

Site Management

Head Office

Instructors and Site Teams


Swing into a new job. Literally.

Our instructors and site support teams ensure our participants receive a tree-mendous guest experience and follow the rules of participation.  A wide range of tasks are carried out by our site teams including guest check-in, harnessing, raking mulch, and delivering safety briefings to groups of participants. Additionally, these team members are up on our courses performing daily inspections and maintenance as necessary.  

Get out from behind the desk. 

Our instructors have a unique opportunity to experience nature and the outdoors every day!  Gone are the days of being stuck inside.  Climb through the trees and feel the fresh air hit your face as you zip down our zip lines and get paid for it.  Our roles vary from seasonal to temporary positions, so whatever your scheduling needs are, we are flexible!

What’s it take to work at a Go Ape Site? 

If you have a sense for adventure and love the outdoors, you are half way there.  While our site teams don’t necessarily require any specific background, our most successful team members are comfortable interacting with our guests, enforcing the rules of participation, and taking pride in delivering a top-notch experience.  Bonus points for previous guest service or other relatable experience.

Site Management

Site Management

Tired of the nine-to-five?

Our site management oversees the day to day operations of our courses, ensuring optimal performance while delivering a safe and tree-mendous guest experience. Our managers aren’t afraid to assess their course P&L and make the appropriate adjustments. Managers are also out on the course and get their hands dirty from time to time with the team. Whether it be opening the course, assisting guests, or performing maintenance, you will get plenty of time outdoors as well!

Manage your team in the outdoors. 

Our managers want to use their management skills while experiencing the outdoors and nature every day.  You’ll have the opportunity to lead your team to greatness while encouraging all your visitors to live life adventurously!

What’s it take to run a Go Ape Site? 

Our managers are business savvy with a “hands-on” approach. Individuals running our day to day operations must have strong leadership skills, accountability for stringent safety procedures, exceptional mentorship, and a proactive approach to local marketing and sales efforts. Bonus points for creativity!


Head Office and Admin


Calling all adventure seekers.

Our head office is comprised of individuals from all walks of life.  Whether a background in finance, marketing, or sales, all our team members share a common interest in seeking adventure.  A variety of departments make up our HQ operations, providing support to Go Ape locations.  Go Ape’s head office is located in downtown Frederick, MD, just under an hour drive from both Washington DC and Baltimore, MD.

Use your skills for good.

Our head office team carries out a variety of responsibilities to ensure our sites have what they need.  Our overall goal is to drive the success of our sites, and achieve our overall mission of encouraging others to live life adventurously.  This might be developing marketing campaigns, website maintenance, inbound sales, or HR/Payroll.

What’s it take to work at a Head Office? 

Head Office employees might not be on the front lines, but each one helps our sites deliver a tree-mendous guest experience in their own way.  Regardless of role, each team member must have strong time management skills, communication, and a team oriented mentality.  Commitment to team goals is essential for success here.



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