This job entails a variety of duties which include canoe/kayak rental operations, set up/take down, seeking out customers, registration and money handling, matching guests with appropriate safety gear and equipment (life jacket sizing, paddles, bailer, number of persons in boats, etc.), assisting customers with boarding and exiting watercraft and other duties typical of an outfitting rental location.
During the summer months a range of weather conditions are possible while working on the river and there will also be times when working near or in the water may be necessary. Precautions such as appropriate hydration, sun wear, PFD, sun block, etc. is mandatory and expected. Being a business located outside and open to the elements, during rain events or severe weather the business will be closed.
Some experience in customer service and dealing with cash transactions would be an asset.
Must be able to work in the outdoor elements and willing to learn how to instruct customers in canoe and kayak use (i.e proper paddling and safety techniques).