Lead Whitewater Program Instructor/Co-ordinator

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Lead Whitewater Program Instructor/Co-ordinator

Expires on: 05/30/2017

Posted by: boatwerks

Company: AOboatwerks, is located in Minden Ontario. Our retail store is located at 12667 Hwy 35, which supports the white water program facilities at the Minden White Water Preserve. AOboatwerks white water kayak school offers 1-2 day individual and group paddling lessons.
Job Description:
We are seeking a certified CKC river kayak team leader/instructor to manage our kayak instruction program and staff. Working with existing staff, you will develop and institute standard program guidelines and procedures. The ideal candidate will be a confident and positive team leader with 3-5 years of white water paddling/ instructing experience. We are looking for an organized, safety conscious individual who acts with a high level of professionalism. In depth experience and knowledge of the Minden White Water Preserve is also an asset.

Responsibilities:
• Develop and institute standard program guidelines and procedures
• Manage and oversee white water kayak instructor team
• Instruct students on white water kayak equipment, paddling safety and skills
• Teach river reading skills
• Collaborate with other team members to provide group kayak lessons
• Coordinate with reservation manager and retail staff to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction
• Ensure equipment and facilities are kept clean and organized
• Assess and report equipment and facility conditions
Job Requirements:
• CKC River Kayak Instructor Certification. Minimum level 2 Intermediate Kayak Instructor / CKC River Kayak Leader / Instructor 2
• Minimum 3 seasons of white water kayak experience
• Must have a track record of guiding / instructing students in moving water
• Swift Water Rescue Certificate
• First Aid and CPR Certificate
• White water canoe certifications or experience are an asset
• Life guard Certification is an asset
• A valid F Class driver’s license is an asset
Additional Application Information:
AOboatwerks prides itself on maintaining a high level of program offerings. We will not settle for anything less than exceptionally professional staff who act as positive ambassadors for our sport, on and off the water, in and outside of working hours. If you take great joy in safely inspiring students to carry on the sport of white water kayaking, we want to speak to you.
Please send a Cover Letter with your Resume to: chrisv@algonquinoutfitters.com
Winter contact info: 218 Highland St., Haliburton Ontario. 705-457-3737 www.algonquinoutfitters.com
Summer contact info: 12667 Hwy 35, Minden Ontario. 705-286-1492 www.boatwerks.com

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