March 14, 2017

We're hiring!! Enjoy a fun summer on the water with Acadia SUP

Its that time of year again and we are gearing up for another great season.  While we do have several instructors returning for the season we have a couple openings for the right individuals.  We are looking for a couple people to work full time in a combination of teaching lessons on the water and working a couple days a week in our retail shop taking reservations, selling equipment, and renting boards.  We offer competitive pay and a fun laid back work environment in one of the most beautiful setting in the world.  See below for a full description of the job postion.   If interested please send and email and resume to chris@acadiasup.com


Stand Up Paddle Board Instructor
      Our SUP instructors are responsible for not only teaching our clients but ensuring a top level experience for each person from the time they show up at the shop until the time they leave.  Preference will be given to those with a current or pending Maine Guides License in either Recreation or Sea Kayaking.  

Responsibilities: 
      - Teaching SUP lessons to a diverse range of clients of various ages, ability levels, and learning styles..  Instructors must be good with people, patient, and flexible.
      -  Transporting boards and clients in our truck to and from the put-in spots
      -   Loading and unloading boards from the truck and checking all gear for defects
      -  Instructing clients in safety, basic board dynamics, and strokes in an effective and knowledgeable manner
      -   Assuring the safety of all clients while on and off the water
      -   The ability to make spot decisions based on weather, wind, and water conditions
      -   Delivery and pick up of rental boards in the evening
      -   Clean up of all gear and making sure that everything is clean, organized, and in good working condition.

Requirements: 
      - Minimum 21 years old.
      - Instructors must have a valid drivers license and clean driving record.
      - Current and valid CPR and First Aid certification
      - Level 1 or Level 2 ACA SUP instructor certification
      - Maine Guides license in either Sea Kayaking or Recreation (or both)
      - Ability to lift up to 50lbs over your head multiple times a day
     - Flexible schedule availability in July and August 

Compensation:
      - $16.50 per hour + tips
      - Pro discounts on boards and gear
      - Free use of equipment (when available) 

Retail Store Associate
      We are looking for people with a high attention for detail to work in our store.  Our shop is a busy place in the summer and at times can be very fast paced with reservations, board rentals, phones ringing, and people trying to buy merchandise   

Responsibilities:
      - Answering questions about our products and services.  Employees are expected to be knowledgeable and enthusiastic about SUP.
      - Answering the phone
      - Taking reservations for SUP trips and rentals
      -  Assisting customers to load and unload rental boards from their cars
      -  Keeping the store clean, organized. and well stocked with merchandise
      -  Using our POS system to ring in customer purchases and returns
      -  Daily cash outs of the register

Requirements: 
     - Minimum 18 years old
     - Able to work unsupervised in an often fast paced environment
     - Ability to lift up to 50lbs over your head multiple times a day
     - High attention to detail and organization
     - Ability to work a 12 hour shift on occasion

Compensation:
     - $12.00 per hour 
     -  Pro discounts on boards and gear
     -  Free use of equipment (when available)

 

 

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