Work for Nordic Paddling

Nordic Paddling is hiring two fulltime kayak guides for season 2024.   

Find the job description below

Kayak Guide

About the job:

As a kayak guide for Nordic Paddling, you will mainly be guiding our multi-day trips and day tours. With the right qualification, you can also teach our introduction- and foundation courses. Most of the time you will work alone or with 1-2 other guides. You will have an influence on how the trips are run, with room for personal guiding style. You will get industry competitive salary, and access to our multiple outfitter deals on kayaking gear and outdoor equipment. 

We will sort out accommodation for you throughout the season.

Your tasks will be:

Guest transfers

Trip preparation including shopping food, packing equipment and kayaks. 

Teaching and guiding guests

Cooking during the trip

Taking photos

Clean up / repair equipment after trips.

Other operational tasks.

We expect you have:

Minimum 2-star qualification or equivalent experience, e.g. IPP3/BC3*/EPP3

Minimum 1 year of relevant outdoor education

Valid first aid certification (12 hours)

Valid driving license class B

Fluent in a Scandinavian language and English

It’s an advantage if you have:

Good interpersonal skills/work well with others (team-player)

Prior experience with guiding

Likes to teach/guide in nature

Good outdoor cooking skills

Can work under pressure

Strong independence

Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

Customer-focused and service-minded

Always looking for improvement and high quality

3-star qualification or equivalent experience, e.g. IPP3/BC3*/EPP3

There will be a preseason guide-training weekend first week of May, on which you are expected to participate. 

How to apply:

If you would like to be part of our team, submit you application (+ résumé & cover letter in PDF) to this form.

Any questions can be directed to Rasmus at

Workplace: Forsand, Norway

Work regulation: Full time seasonal position. Start in either beginnig of May or mid-June. Season ends in October.

Last application date: 8th of March 2024