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Ely Outfitting Company

  • 529 East Sheridan Street, Ely, MN
  • elyoutfittingcompany.com

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Wilderness Outfitting Assistant

Awesome work environment, flexible work schedule, Competetive wages, Access to high quality backpacking equipment and ultralight kevlar canoes. End of season bonus.


min experience

salary range

$13 - $16 / hour

Additional Job Details

International Applicants Allowed?
Work Visa Sponsoring Available

Job Overview


  • Accurately and efficiently clean, organize, and store canoes and outfitting equipment.
  • Provide guest orientations and skills training.
  • Safely drive shuttles to wilderness entry points.
  • Accurately handle customer payments.
  • Clean and turnover bunkhouse.
  • Provide general shop and grounds maintenance and upkeep.
  • Maintain the highest level of friendly and professional guest services.

Special Benefits

End of season bonus.

Subsidized housing available.

Free access to canoes and outfitting gear.

Four day work weeek.

Minimum Requirements


  • Ability to commit to at least 10 weeks of employment between May 1 and Oct. 1.
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Completion of two years of college credit or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Ability to work weekends.
  • Ability to lift and move 42 to 55 pound canoes and equipment regularly, and boats weighing up to 85 pounds occasionally.
  • Desire to learn more about wilderness tripping.
  • Genuine interest in wilderness adventure, and helping our guests have successful wilderness experiences.

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