Minden Boatwerks – Whitewater Kayak Instructor

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Minden Boatwerks – Whitewater Kayak Instructor

Expires on: 05/30/2017

Posted by: boatwerks

Location: Minden White Water Preserve. 1020 Bethel Rd, Minden, ON K0M 2K0
Wage: Starting wage $16 – $18 per hour depending on experience
Work Term: May to September with fall/winter retail opportunities
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 certified CKC river kayak leader/instructors for groups and individuals this summer. The ideal candidate will be a confident and positive team player with 2-3 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. On the water working hours at the instructor rate of pay is dependant on the volume of lesson requests we receive. Program support work and retail work is available to supplement instructional hours at a lower rate of pay.
Responsibilities:
• 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 Beginner Kayak Instructor / CKC River Kayak Leader / Instructor 2
• Minimum 2 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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