Leroy Springs, Inc

Kayak Attendant

The Kayak Attendant operates kayak rentals on the weekends and holidays. Must have excellent people skills and be comfortable in and around water. Kayak attendants will help guests get outfitted safely for kayaking and help guest in and out of their kayaks. The attendant will also handle cash and care for equipment. Previous kayak experience is not required but is preferred. Attendants must be comfortable around water and be able to swim.

•    Rents kayaks to members and guest; assist them in wearing an appropriately fitted PFD, getting in/out of kayak and giving basic paddling advice (training provided)
•    Must be comfortable, with training, handling cash and using a square stand to take money for rentals
•    Must participate in water rescue training; comfortable executing maneuvers to help get a person out of the water
•    Cares diligently for the equipment, making sure it is put away tidily and carefully and reports any repairs needed
•    Attends scheduled staff meetings and trainings
•    Adheres to all Company policies, procedures and standards set by the Company
•    Other opportunities may arise to earn extra hours in our events department
•    Other duties as assigned

•    Excellent customer service skills with ability to deliver exceptional customer experience
•    Above average public relations skills, effective interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work with a wide variety of people (staff, members, visiting guest) and circumstances in a professional manner
•    Ability to maintain a high standard of safety and quality throughout all programming areas
•    Must be a comfortable swimmer and feel confident around water
•    Must be comfortable teaching people who have varying levels of experience in different outdoor activities
•    Preferably have knowledge of South Carolina flora and fauna

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or/ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•    High school diploma, GED, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
•    First aid/CPR and lifeguard certifications preferred, will train
•    Must be available weekends and holidays
•    Must be able to attend a required one-day training a Saturday in the middle of May

No supervisory responsibilities

Must be able to exert up to fifty pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects when needed. Must be able to lift a kayak to chest height and place on rack. Physical demands are mostly on foot; must be able to remain on feet for extended periods

Nonprofit / Other

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