-Manage outfitting operations.
-Accurately reserve and issue Wilderness entry permits.
-Provide guest orientations, route outs, and skills training.
-Accurately handle customer invoicing and payments.
-Supervise Wilderness Outfitting Assistants.
-Safely drive shuttles to wilderness entry points.
-Respond to customer inquiries by phone and email.
-Ability to commit to at least 12 weeks of full-time employment between May 1 and Oct. 1 (for the summer seasonal position).
-Strong initiative and ability to work independently.
-Completion of 3 years of college credit or equivalent experience, with a bachelor's degree preferred.
-Ability to work weekends.
-Ability to lift and move 42 to 55 pound canoes and equipment regularly, and boats weighing up to 85 pounds occasionally.
-Exceptional communication skills.
-Lift and move 42 to 55 pound canoes and equipment regularly, and boats weighing up to 85 pounds occasionally.
BWCA tripping expirience.
About Ely Outfitting Company
Ely Outfitting Company specializes in Boundary Waters Canoe trips and offers all the necessary outfitting and guiding services to get everyone from first time paddlers to repeat anglers hooked up with what they need for a successful trip.
We rent gear, guide trips, provide shuttle services, and instruct individuals with how to travel and live in the back country. Each year we work with people from across the country and around the globe. Our team of about 9 full time summer staff plus a handful of part time drivers work hard together to ensure we provide exceptional experiences while supporting one another. The company is committed to environmental advocacy as well as ensuring individuals have the time and resources to explore the Boundary Waters just out their back door.