Available jobs for Nordic Paddling 2020

Sea kayak guide in Stavanger

Guide: 4-Day trip Kayak & hike in Stavanger (August-September)

We’re looking for a guide who can run our 4-day kayak trips in Stavanger from August to September (a total of 9 trips). The trip is an “all-inclusive” where you pick up the customers from the airport and take them on 4 days of adventure. We will be staying in a cabin the first night, and wild camping the rest. Learn more about the trip here: https://www.nordicpaddling.no/hike-kayak-norwegian-fjords/
You will be working 4 days in a row with 3 days off, until the next trip (Thursday/Friday to Sunday/Monday). Our customers will primarily be from the UK and Netherlands.

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. USN’s Kayak 1 & 2.

Minimum 2 years of relevant outdoor education

Valid driving license class B

Fluent in a Scandinavian language and English

Prior experience with guiding

It’s an advantage if you have:

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

Valid first aid certification

Likes to teach / guide in nature

Good outdoor cooking skills

Can work under pressure

Strong independence

Experience from the outdoor/tourism business

Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

Customer focused and service minded

Always looking for improvement and high quality

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 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). Those who are willing to commit multiple years, will be awarded our guide training program. Though this period is short, there’s an option to come back in 2021 for a full season (May-September).

We will sort out accommodation for you.

How to apply:

If you would like to be part of our team, send an application and a CV as pdf-files by e-mail to rasmus@nordicpaddling.no; for further information; you are welcome to contact Rasmus Damgaard Jensen at +47 940 51 542 or e-mail.

Workplace: Stavanger, Norway

Work regulation: Seasonal position (end of July to mid-September).

Last application date: 15th of January

Start date: End of July 2020