Nashville Paddle Co
2019 NASHVILLE PADDLE CO. OPPORTUNITIES
Nashville Paddle Co. (NPC) puts people on the water. We teach people to SUP and kayak with an emphasis on fun and safety. We care about being inclusive and smart; providing people with a fun, full-service experience, not just a board to put on the water.
Overview: Shift Staff is responsible for all the day-to-day tasks that keep our business running. These include: Reservations, check-in, water patrol, client instruction/guidance, loading/unloading equipment, cleaning, capturing social media content, local marketing and any other general duties that arise. Ideal candidates will possess excellent customer service skills, basic computer knowledge and a love for the outdoors. Up to 40 hours per week available June-August + lighter hours April/May, Sept/Oct.
Overview: Shift Leaders perform all of the above Shift Staff responsibilities, as well as, oversee daily operations, staff supervision, social media marketing, inventory tracking and safety/equipment checks. Candidates must be incredibly organized, comfortable holding staff accountable and have top-notch customer service skills. Leaders work very closely with the Company Manager and act on his behalf when necessary. Min 28/Max 40 hours per week available June-August + lighter hours April/May, Sept/Oct.
April: Training TBD (expect 2-4 days)
May: Sat-Sun shifts + Additional Training dates
June-Aug: Thurs-Mon shifts
Sept: Fri-Sun shifts
Oct: Opportunities for additional shifts
MUST BE *AVAILABLE* TO WORK
(does not mean you'll be scheduled for all of the following, but must be AVAILABLE if needed):
-Shift Staff: Minimum of 2-3 shifts per week June-August + training and shifts in April/May/Sept
-Shift Leaders: Minimum of 4 shifts per week June-August (5 preferred) + training and shifts in April/May/Sept/Oct
-All Positions: Holiday (July 4, Labor Day, etc...) & key event (Bonnaroo, Pilgrimage, CMA Fest, etc..) weekends.
Requests for time-off may be granted IF shifts can be covered by other staff members
-Excellent customer service
-Comfortable speaking in front of small groups
-Basic computer knowledge
-Ability to lift/move heavy objects (repeatedly)
-No issues working in heat, humidity and direct sunlight
-SUP or Kayak experience preferred, but not required
-Lifeguard experience a plus
MUST HAVE OR OBTAIN THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATIONS (NPC can provide):
-World Paddle Association (WPA) Level 1 or equivalent
-CPR & First Aid
Certification courses will be provided to NPC Staff at discounted rate.
BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED!