Mission Bay Watersports

Spend the summer at the beach and get paid!

Mission Bay Watersports was founded in 1988, which makes it one of Auckland’s longest running paddle sport centres run by a world class team of sea loving educators. We employ instructors who, like us, are experienced sea kayakers and SUP paddlers with a personal commitment and passion for conservation and paddling. Irrespective of their own experience, new staff undergo a detailed training programme specific to the Hauraki Gulf conditions. As paddlers who love the ocean, we are at our best when we are on the sea sharing with others our skills, experience, knowledge, passion and commitment.

The ideal instructor candidate will have:

  • Excellent communication skills, be team oriented and have a strong operational and safety focus
  • Be friendly, customer-focused, and have an outgoing outlook with the ability to organise and work well with groups of people of all ages and abilities
  • Experience in kayaking and stand up paddle boarding. Qualifications are not necessary but favorably looked upon
  • A current First Aid Certificate

Key responsibilities:

  • Set up and pack down of gear (We operate out of two trailers on the beach)
  • Interacting with customers
  • Representing Mission Bay Watersports in a professional manner
  • Managing equipment
  • Reporting to operations manager with any queries or issues
  • Safety briefing SUP and kayak rentals
  • Putting through sales/cash handling
  • Instructing kayak and SUP lessons
  • Administration tasks like phone and emails

In return for working hard you receive

  • Competitive wage for our industry
  • Work with in a professional and team
  • Spend your summer at the beach
  • Professional development encouraged

If you tick the boxes please send us your cv to nic@aucklandseakayaks.co.nz