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Instructor/Tour Guide

Location:WASHINGTON, DC
Salary Range:DOE
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Exempt
Employment Type:Seasonal - Part Time
Employer:Boating In DC
Description:

Are you looking for a Summer opportunity? Do you enjoy spending your time by the water? Are you responsible? If your answer is yes, apply now!

Boating In DC, a division of Guest Services, Inc., is hiring for a self-motivated, relaible, and responsible Instructor/Tour Guide to join our team!

Location: Key Bridge, Thompson, Fletcher

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Teach beginning and intermediate Kayaking and/or SUP skills to customers and junior staff. Additional opportunities to lead small group informative tours on the lake/river on Kayak or SUP or 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. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Teach beginning and intermediate Kayaking and/or SUP 
  • Lead and guide clients on an informative tour
  • 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

 

Requirements

SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE

  • Customer Service skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of boating, such as kayaking, SUP, etc.
  • At least one year teaching experience with at least one type of boating discipline such as kayaking, canoeing, etc. 

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS 
One of the following will be required depending on the discipline you are teaching

  • American Canoe Association Level 1 (minimum)  Certifications Kayak or SUP (can be trained by company upon hire)
  • National Fitness Certification minimum AFAA or YOGA certification
  • American Canoe Association Tour Guide Kayak or Stand Up Paddle
  • Drivers License
  • Red Cross CPR , First Aid

PHYSICAL WORK REQUIREMENTS

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%

I understand that this job description contains important information about the job at Boston Outdoor Recreation, Inc I am applying for and that I am expected to read the job description and familiarize myself with its contents.

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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