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31 Mar 2018

Seasonal Administration

1000 Islands Kayaking Anywhere

Job Description

The Position

1000 Islands Kayaking is seeking a talented, experienced and highly-motivated full-time administrative staff member. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of google docs and google sheets. Individuals must be able to work in a high-pace environment. Knowledge of the area and kayaking are considered an asset

Location: This position will be based out of our Gananoque location.

Hours:  Full time: 8:00am- 5:30pm, 5 days a week, including weekends


  • Answer phone calls
  • Manage bookings and process payments accurately and efficiently
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Organize and maintain client information
  • Manage inventory systems
  • Communication with program staff
  • Assistant in front of house management
  • Promotional media support
  • End of day cash close-outs


  • Experience with excel and word
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills a must
  • Ability to manage projects of varying size and scope simultaneously while prioritizing appropriately
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Highly detail-oriented and analytic skills
  • Friendly professional phone and email etiquette
  • Excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of kayaking is preferred
  • College diploma/ certificate/ business administration or equivalent experience

About 1000 Islands Kayaking

1000 Islands Kayaking began 12 years ago with only a couple of kayaks. Today we have over 100 seats in our fleet. We strive to contribute to sustainable communities. We maintain a close partnership with National Parks and Biosphere Reserve. We continue to promote high standards of safety and quality within our programs. We offer excellent internal training opportunities. We offer many opportunities to get children on the water and have strong ties to the school board curriculums.

We are a customer service-based company located out of Gananoque, Ontario. We offer guided full day, half day, and 3-day camping trips. We also work with local school boards in the spring and full to promote paddling activities for school groups and various organizations. During the summer months we also offer skills courses as well as kids camps located in Gananoque and Brockville.

What we offer

  • Competitive wages
  • Exciting, fast-paced, fun work environment
  • 50% paid courses for professional development
  • Internal paid training




How to Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to Melissa at before April 15th,2018

Job Categories: Administration. Job Types: Seasonal.

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