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Instructor/Tour Guide

Location:Washington, DC
Employment Type:Seasonal - Part Time
Employer:Boating In DC

Are you looking for a Summer opportunity? Do you have experience in Kayaking, SUP or Sailing? Do you enjoy teaching?

Boating In DC, a division of Guest Services, Inc., is hiring for a Instructor who is experienced in Kayaking, SUP and/or Sailing.



Teach beginning and intermediate Kayaking, SUP and/or Sailing skills to customers and junior staff. Additional opportunities to teach SUP Yoga/Fit and Universal Access programs. Provide supervision of the water to ensure safe boating operations. Opportunity to assist with rentals, boating pass members and groups. This position is for the 5 boating locations in the Georgetown/DC area: Thompsons Boat Center, Key Bridge Boathouse, Fletchers Boathouse, Ballpark Boathouse and National Harbor.


  • Teach beginning and intermediate Kayaking, SUP and/or Sailing (MA only)
  • Teach SUP Yoga/Fit and Universal Access programs (depending on
  • location and certifications)
  • Assist customers
  • Leading/teaching groups of adults and children
  • Ensuring safety and supervision of on the water activities
  • Manage the registrations and paperwork of designated programming
  • Other duties as required
  • Working weekend and holiday hours required


  • Customer service skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of boating such as kayaking, sailing etc.
  • At Least 1 year teaching experience with at least one type of boating discipline such as sailing, kayaking or canoeing USSailing, ACA Certifications


  • American Canoe Association Level 1 (minimum) Certifications
  • Kayak or SUP
  • National Fitness Certification minimum AFAA or YOGA certification
  • US Sailing Level 1
  • Drivers License
  • Red Cross CPR , First Aid


The work required is moderately physically demanding and requires a
medium level of physical fitness. You will be required to do the following:
Activity Approximate %

    • Standing > 2 Hours 80%
    • Lifting > 20Lbs. 30%
    • Twisting 10%
    • Kneeling 10%
    • Swimming 5%
    • Squatting 10%

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Veterans, Minorities, People with Disabilities and Women especially encouraged to apply.

Guest Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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