Hike Bike Kayak Adventures
Hike Bike Kayak Adventures is hiring Tour guides to lead kayak, bike, hiking and snorkel tours, Sales Associates and Beach Duty staff. We are currently hiring and training for our 2016 summer season which is from Memorial Day through Labor Day and extends in to October. We are looking for both part-time and full-time positions. Applicants need to be available for the entire season and be able to work holidays.
Tour Guide and Beach Duty Description:
As a tour guide for Hike Bike Kayak, you are responsible for taking guests on kayak, snorkel, hiking and bike tours. Each guide will take 2-3 tours a day as well as load and unload kayaks, clean and maintain equipment, help with kayak launch and retrieval, prepare guests for tours as well as answer any questions clients may have. Beach Duty positions include working with customers on the beach, providing assistance launching tours and ensuring safety on the beach.
Tour Guide and Beach Duty Qualifications:
Hike Bike Kayak will provide in house water safety training which will be a comprehensive course outlining all necessary skills needed to safely manage and lead groups into the areas of interest either on kayak, bike or in the water on snorkel trips. The position also requires a CPR and first aid course to be completed within 30 days of employment. Obtaining this will be the applicant’s responsibility as the certification is required for the position. Guides will need this certification before leading any tours.
Sales Associates & Requirements:
Hike Bike Kayak is seeking sales associates to assist with customer check-in’s, questions and reservations. Sales associates must have strong phone and communications skills. Applicants must be able to mutli-task, answer busy phone lines and handle a high volume of customer traffic in the store. Previous customer service experience and knowledge of the local area and activities is preferred
All candidates should have open availability throughout the summer season and preferably through October. It is necessary to work weekends and holidays. Candidates should be outgoing, friendly, demonstrate strong people skills, athletic, have surf, kayak, bike and hiking experience and the ability to work in a busy active beach environment both in and outdoors. Marine biology, naturalist and eco-friendly knowledge is preferred.
A valid California Driver’s License and good driving record are required.
Good customer service skills and a strong work ethic are necessary.
Please email all resumes highlighting customer service skills and any water experience you may have to: