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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 provide excellent customer relations via phone and email with an emphasis on encouraging reservations. Previous office experience with strong computer skills and the ability to keep accurate records. 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 even when unforeseen events occur. Current driver’s license and clean driving record.

Duties: Assist with all aspects of office administration and field program support. Telephone duties include providing information, taking reservations, etc. Other office duties include email communications, record keeping, staff scheduling, etc. Logistical support includes occasional shuttling of vehicles to beaches and/or purchase or preparation of supplies for overnight tours. If physically capable, occasionally assisting guides with moving kayaks or gear. Pay during the first two weeks orientation period shall be $13.50/hr. If performance proves to be acceptable, pay will then be increased to $15.50/hr. Further pay raises are possible in accordance with performance improvements and greater responsibilities. 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 and interests, this position may offer the chance to become a part-time sea kayak guide in addition to office work. Colleges and universities frequently send us interns interested in pursuing a career in outdoor recreation/tourism. Rewards and Benefits: Work in a world-class vacation destination with the most popular kayak tour company in the region.

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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