Work for Nordic Paddling

Nordic Paddling is hiring kayak guides for season 2024.   

Find the job descriptions below

Kayak Guide: Multi-day trips

What you can expect:

As a kayak guide for Nordic Paddling, you will mainly be guiding our multi-day trips, but also shorter 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 3-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

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 rasmus@nordicpaddling.no.

Workplace: Forsand, Norway

Work regulation: Seasonal position. May – October.

Last application date: 14th of January 2024 

Kayak Guide: Day-tours

What you can expect:

As a kayak guide on our day tours, you will mainly be guiding our 3-4 hour tours as well as helping out with logistics on other trips. 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 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:

Teaching and guiding guests

Taking photos + sending photos to guests after tours

Clean up / repair equipment after trips.

Guest transfers

Other operational tasks.

We expect you have:

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

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, communication and organizational skills

Prior experience with guiding

Likes to teach/guide in nature

Good outdoor cooking skills

Can work under pressure

Strong independence

Experience with SOME

Customer-focused and service-minded

Always looking for improvement and high quality

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 rasmus@nordicpaddling.no.

Workplace: Forsand, Norway

Work regulation: Seasonal position. May – October.

Last application date: 14th of January 2024