Surf and Recreation Program Leader
Swell Tofino is looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Surf and Recreation Program Leader to join our amazing team to continue delivering outstanding customer service while sharing our passion through rentals and surf instructions, as well as providing guidance and leading our surf instructor crew.
Swell Tofino is an outdoor education company that provides courses, lessons, and rentals with a focus on enjoying the ocean and the outdoors around Tofino. We provide surfboard, paddleboard and bike rentals, along with daily surfing and paddleboarding lessons. Owner Emre Bosut teaches first aid in the area and provides guide training courses in surfing and stand up paddleboarding.
We strive to provide the best quality education when it comes to the ocean and outdoor learning. Emre brings his knowledge and experience from being an outdoor leader throughout his professional career. Starting off in summer camps, leading multi day canoe and kayak trips, raft guiding, whitewater kayak instructing, sea kayak guiding and developing a previous outdoor business T’ashii Paddle School.
We’re a team that loves to share our Tofino Beach Life through rentals and instruction. We hope to share our passion while continuing to grow and learn with the new energy that life and the ocean provides.
Location of work: Tofino, British Columbia
Hours: 40 hours / week
Job Type: Regular Full-time
Salary: $20.00 per hour
Start Date: December 15, 2021
Posting Date: October 01, 2021
Closing Date: November 31, 2021
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Swell Tofino encourages all qualified individuals to apply by submitting their cover letter and resume by email to email@example.com. We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.
UPCOMING FOR 2022 SUMMER SEASON:
Surf Instructor and Rental Shop Attendant (Staff accommodation available)
$18/hour full time for first time instructors. Comes with staff accommodation in Tofino.
$20/hour for experienced instructors. Comes with staff accommodation in Tofino.
Teach beginner to intermediate surf lessons, and also train to lead paddleboarding tours. Surf and Paddleboard instructors are leaders in the ocean learning environment and are responsible for providing a fun and creative ocean experience; making guests feel at ease in the water.
This position comes with guaranteed full time work and requires helping out with surfing rentals at both our beach location at Mackenzie Beach Resort and our inlet location at Hotel Zed.
Skills and/or training should exhibit:
Professional, creative, energetic personality.
Responsible, punctual and well organized.
Outgoing and customer service oriented.
Teaching, Coaching and/or Instruction skills
Surfing or paddleboarding experience (2 or more years of personal experience)
First Aid and CPR-C
Bronze Cross (or higher level of lifesaving)
Valid driver’s license (an asset)
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