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25 Oct 2017

Water Assistant Director, Reservationists, and Logistician

Sea Quest Kayak Tours and Whale Watching Trips – Posted by Sea Quest Kayak Tours and Whale Watching Trips Friday Harbor, Washington, United States

Job Description


Qualifications: Excellent communication and organizational skills.
Customer service background with the ability to close sales and provide excellent customer relations via phone. Previous office experience with strong computer skills and the ability to accurately record reservation details. Good work ethic with team oriented skills. Dynamic personality, detail oriented, responsible, mature, and safety conscious. Able to work smoothly with the public and fellow staff under occasionally demanding situations. Current driver’s license and clean driving record.
Duties: Assist with all aspects of office administration and field program support. Telephone duties include providing program information, taking reservations, etc. Other office duties include word processing and other computer work, record keeping, staff scheduling, etc. Logistical support that includes shuttling of vehicles to beaches, and purchase or preparation of supplies for overnight tours. If physically capable, occasionally assisting guides with loading and unloading of kayaks. Averages 40 hours per week over the season from April/May through September; potential part time in October. Shorter-term positions are also available.
Depending on your background this position may also offer the chance to become a part time sea kayak guide as well as work in the office.
Rewards and Benefits: Work in a world-class vacation destination with knowledgeable, fun, caring people. Discounts offered on various outdoor gear/equipment, free kayak/whale watching tours on a space available basis with discounts for family and friends.
Work Location: Near Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, Washington.
Salary: Up to $800/week depending on skills and prior experience.
Closing date: Open until filled. Phone interviews will take place immediately for qualified individuals.

How to Apply

Applications are by resume only. Send a standard resume augmented with details of sea kayaking / marine travel experiences, and marine natural history skills which is very important for the part time guide position. Please be very complete when providing the augmented kayaking and marine experience information. We must have the specific information requested in order to properly evaluate applicants. Contact person: Martine Springer, Expedition Director  Please send your resume to    Please no phone calls.

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Water. Job Tags: biologist guides, san juan islands, sea kayaking tours, and whale watching.


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