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Hiring good employees for a great summer job kayaking

Employment Opportunities

Join Our Team

Love being outdoors? Love the water? Don't want to work in a stuffy environment? Do you enjoy people & team work? We may be a fun job for you! 

We are looking for outgoing, friendly part-time seasonal staff of all ages for April through mid-October (our operation is weather permitting). Hours will vary as will the schedule. We look for flexibility in our staff and we try to be as flexible as we can in scheduling. We realize some students may not be able to work the entire 7 months due to school, but don't hesitate to apply. Our busiest time is Memorial Day -  Labor Day. Don't know much about boating? No worries, We will teach you! 

Now Hiring

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We have three locations in the busiest summer months and you may be scheduled to work at any of those locations. Review our website to learn more about us. 

Although we are a seasonal business we have enjoyed getting to know our staff, making lifetime friends and watching them grow and develop not only with us, but in their careers. Many of our staff have returned to work with us year after year or just return to visit. Many friendships have been made within the team..... 

Job responsibilities

  • Greeting and assisting customers as appropriate 

  • Check customers in and verify their waivers 

  • Fit customers with the appropriate life jacket 

  • Give instruction for the excursion 

  • Carry boats/kayaks to or from the launch locations 

  • Assist customers in and out of boats/kayaks 

  • Clean/disinfect all boats/kayaks and gear after each use 

  • Carry all boats to storage each evening 

  • Answer phones if needed 

  • Take reservations and/or review system for availability  

  • Ensure the safety of customers and teammates 

  • Maintain a clean work environment 

  • Maintain professionalism at all times with customers and teammates 

  • Ring sales and restock clean product as needed 

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 Job Requirements

  • Must be able to work outdoors and in water in all types of weather. (we do not operate if it is lightening)  

  • Flexibility is a must 

  • Must be able to work a variety of shifts, weekends and holidays 

  • Must be able to lift 60 lbs 

  • Must be able to get in and out of the water 

  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and lean 

  • Good, clear communication skills and confidence in articulating your thoughts or giving instruction is important. 

  • Ability and willingness to communicate and work with groups of people is a plus.  

Not Required but is a bonus

  • Paddling experience  

  • Ability to drive a van with a trailer attached  

  • Experience with point of sale, handling money  

  • Customer service experience and answering phones 

  • Experience teaching groups 

  • Paddling or rescue accreditations 

  • First aid, First Responder training 

  • Boating knowledge

  • Fishing knowledge 

Breakaway Excursions is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

 

Interested in joining the team?

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