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Employment Opportunities

Charles River Canoe & Kayak offers a relaxed outdoor work environment with competitive pay and benefits, plus the potential for year-round employment opportunities in concert with Weston Ski Track.
We are currently seeking to fill the following positions. Applicants should complete our online employment application. If you would like more information, please contact us.

Kayak Instructor

Oct 13, 2016

Responsibilities: Teach introductory flatwater kayak classes with up to eight students on the Charles River in Newton or Waltham. Classes run for two two-hour sessions. Additional work may include teaching rolling clinics and private kayak lessons, and leading kayak tours and group outings.

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Skyline & Boston Harbor Kayak Tour Guide

Oct 13, 2016

Lead 2- to 3-hour kayak trips on the Charles River and Boston Harbor from our location in Kendall Square, Cambridge.

Trips are designed for paddlers of all abilities looking to sightsee on the river. You will be a lively leader and a source of historical and cultural information about Boston and the Charles River so that clientele remain excited and interested in the tour (training will be provided).

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Dock Staff in Cambridge, Boston, Somerville or Waltham

Oct 13, 2016

Responsibilities: Helping customers on the dock with canoes, kayaks, and gear, including the loading and unloading of boats off storage racks and boat trailers and showing clients basic paddling technique. Some positions will include indoor work such as using a cash register. Talented, qualified, and motivated dockhands have potential for advancement to Dock Supervisor. Positions are…

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Desk Staff in Kendall Square (Cambridge), Moody Street (Waltham) and Allston/Brighton (Boston)

Oct 13, 2016

Responsibilities: Check customers of a canoe and kayak center in and out from their rental. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, providing up-to-the-minute verbal safety information to customers, ensuring that waivers are completed, using a computer to check customers into the rental system, working as a cashier and processing payments, answering phone and e-mail,…

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Patrol Staff in Kendall Square (Cambridge)

Oct 13, 2016

Responsibilities: Patrol areas around Charles River by kayak and enforce rules of the road and safety concerns for our customers on the river. Requirements: Strong paddling skills, experience with rescues, CPR and First Aid certification required. Training available. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Full- and part-time positions are available April through October. Must be available on weekends.…

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Supervisor in Cambridge and Waltham

Oct 13, 2016

Responsibilities: Oversee the day-to-day operation of a canoe and kayak center. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to working with the Manager to oversee the dock staff and rental operation, working on the rental dock and as a cashier, preparing equipment for tours, assuring that rental equipment is operational and available, maintaining appearance of facility,…

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding Instructor

Oct 13, 2016

Responsibilities: Teach introductory and intermediate 1.5-hour stand-up paddleboard lessons for up to five students from our Newton/Auburndale, Natick, and Boston locations. The lessons typically run on weekends with occasional morning and evening sessions. Additional work may be available with private lessons and longer coastal SUP lessons. Requirements: Significant flatwater or surf SUP experience is required. Instructors should…

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SUP YOGA Instructor

Oct 12, 2016

Responsibilities: Teach 1.5-hour stand-up paddleboard Yoga classes for up to five students from our Newton and Waltham locations. The lessons typically run on weekends with occasional morning and evening sessions. Requirements: Instructors should have significant experience teaching yoga and be comfortable on a board. 200 hour yoga certification and CPR/FA certifications are required. Must be…

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