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31 Mar 2018

Seasonal Kayaking Guide

1000 Islands Kayaking Gananoque, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

The Position

1000 Islands Kayaking is seeking a talented, experienced and highly-motivated kayak guide. The ideal candidate will have previous guiding experience, demonstrate strong leadership skills, be able to effectively teach various kayaking skills, and be customer service focused.

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

Hours:  Full-time and Part-time

Season: Training begins at the end of April, and season goes to October

Responsibilities

  • Operate tours to company’s standards
  • Complete in-house training
  • Off water duties include: setting and cleaning up kayaks for the day, preparing lunches, front of house operations, and gear maintenance

Skills

  • Outgoing and friendly
  • Experience guiding considered an asset
  • Ability to teach kayaking components
  •  Leadership skills
  • Current First Aid
  • Boat Drivers licence considered an asset
  • SVOP (preferred)
  • Level 1 kayaking skills
  • Bronze cross or National lifeguard certificate
  • Be able to attain a security check

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 kayaking@1000ikc.com before April 15th,2018

Job Categories: Watersports. Job Types: Seasonal.

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