Full time position leading professional and safe educational experiences via sea kayak, mountain bike and/0r stand up paddleboard, in and near Olympic National Park. Sharing knowledge of the Olympic Peninsula’s natural environment including marine and forest ecology, natural history and cultural significance. Dates of position are mid May through end of September 2022. Paid training is included.
Applicants must have an interest in sharing positive outdoor experiences with people of all ages and backgrounds. Attention to risk management and professionalism at all times are essential skills along with the desire to learn and share knowledge about the Olympic Peninsula’s natural environment. Applicants must have minimum 1-2 years experience guiding and/or instructing in an outdoor environment. A clean driving record, current WFR or CPR/First Aid and clean background check is required.
In addition to the above qualifications, applicants will need to safely drive and back up passenger vehicles with trailers, lift 50 lbs., and enjoy working in an outdoor environment where all staff work cohesively in supporting each other’s success. If applying for mountain bike leader, basic bike maintenance and on trail repairs are required. You will want to be physically fit and have the skill set for connecting with people of various backgrounds.
How To Apply: Email Resume and Professional References to: [email protected]
We are a small growing company, less than a 12 person staff for both in store and in field operations. We find the best matches to be people who enjoy a life/work balance with a set schedule in a "9-5" workday. Full time staff work 4 days per week, allowing 3 days of time for other pursuits such as exploring Olympic National Park, Vancouver Island, BC or heading to Seattle for a show. Successful staff members are independently capable with a diverse skill set and operate with a professional mindset focused on teamwork and a willingness to learn. If you enjoy sharing outdoor educational experiences with a diversity of people in a professional environment, you will truly enjoy joining the ATK Team.
Adventures Through Kayaking Benefits: Full Time 4 day/week schedule, day trips only, set days off, flexible schedule, opportunity to cross train (sea kayak, mountain bike, SUP, shop,) free guide training, competitive wages plus tips, full team support, SIMPLE IRA (retirement program,) possible housing/camping option, pro deals, comped trips for family, and free use of rental gear.
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