Work for Nordic Paddling

Nordic Paddling is looking for more hands for the team! 

We’re currently hiring:

– Sea Kayak Guide

Find the job descriptions below

Sea kayak guide 2022

What you can expect:

As a guide for Nordic Paddling, you will be responsible for the trip you are assigned. 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 (Kokatat, NRS & Werner) and outdoor equipment (MSR, Therm-a-rest, Seal Line & more). 

We will sort out accommodation for you.

Your tasks will be:

Pick-up/drop-off customers at Stavanger Airport (using our van)

Buying necessary food ingredients for each trip

Guiding and cooking for the customers for the duration of the trip

Taking photos

Clean up / repair equipment after the trip

We expect you have:

Minimum NPF Aktivitetsleder or equivalent experience, e.g. IPP3, BC3*, or USN’s Kayak 1 & 2.

Minimum 1 year of relevant outdoor education

Valid first aid certification

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

How to apply:

If you would like to be part of our team, send us a cover letter and CV, as a PDF by e-mail to

Workplace: Forsand, Norway

Work regulation: Seasonal position.

Last application date: 30th of April


Vi forsøker i Nordic Paddling å begrense smittespredningen. Det gjør vi med ulike tiltak:

  • Vi oppfordre til at alle deltakere på turene våre, overholder 1-meters reglen og sørger for god håndhygiene. Håndsprit er tilgjengelig ved ankomst. 
  • Maks gruppe størrelse på 8 deltaker + 1 guide
  • Al utstyr og kontaktflater blir desinfisert etter hver tur. 

Les mere om lokale smittevernstiltak på Stavanger Kommune sine nettsider.