Employment Opportunities & Internships
WE ARE NOW ONLY HIRING FOR OUR TAUGHANNOCK LOCATION ONLY.
Paddle-N-More has been providing summer job opportunities to local high school and college students for 12+ years! We absolutely love the long-lasting relationships that have been created over the years and only want to continue to build a wonderful and engaging working environment for those who want to join in on the summer fun! At PnM, we work hard and have fun doing it!
Working at Paddle-N-More is both highly rewarding and challenging. We are seeking individuals who can work in a fast-paced outdoor environment, enjoy working with people, and love the outdoors. Qualified individuals must be customer oriented, have excellent communication skills, communicate positively and constructively, work well with others, and have a flexible work schedule.
Paddle-N-More is seeking employees to fill positions at our Taughannock location ONLY for the summer 2023 season.
At Paddle-N-More, we offer rentals, lessons, guided trips, and kids camps and have three locations: Myers Park (Lansing, NY), Taughannock Falls (Trumansburg, NY), and Stewart Park (Ithaca). See position information and requirements below for details.
Lead Rental Shop Employee
The Lead Rental Shop Employee position is full-time or part-time seasonal position through PnM. Qualified individuals are shift supervisors who help manage the daily tasks of each rental shop to ensure high customer satisfaction. Responsibilities include working with the operations manager to ensure daily tasks are taken care of, risk management is in place, and proper staff are in place each day. Duties include supervising and managing rental shop employees, overseeing and managing the rental process, ensuring customer service standards are achieved, answering customer phone calls, loading and unloading of boats off storage racks and boat trailers, showing clients basic paddling techniques, and cleaning and maintaining the watercraft and paddle shops. We have several lead rental shop employee positions available at all three locations. Must be flexible, work weekends and major holidays. Pay rate starts at $16 an hour. Must be 18 years of age to apply and have some work experience.
Rental Shop Employee
The Rental Shop Employee is a part-time seasonal position through PnM. Qualified individuals take customers through the rental process of standup paddleboards, kayaks, canoes and other important gear. Duties include conducting the rental process with customers, loading and unloading of boats off storage racks and boat trailers, showing clients basic paddling techniques, and cleaning and maintaining the watercraft and paddle shops. Rental shop employees will assist with answering customer calls and will demonstrate high standards of customer care. We have several part-time rental shop employee positions available at all three locations. Must be flexible, work weekends and major holidays. Pay rate starts at $14.50. Must be 16 years old to apply.
Standup Paddleboard and Kayak Guides and Instructors
Our standup paddleboard and kayak guide and instructor positions are part-time. Applicants should have strong customer service skills and ethics. Must have and/or be willing to acquire a Red Cross CPR and first aid certificate before hire. Working weekends a must! Must be able to carry 40+ pounds. Must have extensive knowledge of the local wildlife, and knowledge of the Finger Lakes region. A naturalist or ecology background preferred. Must be flexible, have high customer service standards, work weekends and major holidays. American Canoe Association Certifications available to those interested. Pay rate starts at $18 an hour.
Requirements: Applicants must be polite, responsible, friendly, hard-working, enjoy working outdoors, and able to lift 40+ pounds. All employees must be CPR/First Aid Certified (training provided). Part-time positions are available May through September. High school and college students interested in outdoor work are encouraged to apply.
This is a recreation-based seasonal business. We work when others play! To qualify, you must be available to work on weekends and all major holidays.
Please take your time and fill out our Online Job Application. Once submitted, please do allow one week to respond.
At PnM, we work closely with the local colleges to develop specialized internships for those seeking a learning experience in the field of recreation. We have amazing Senior Staff with incredible talent and ‘real-life’ experience to share. To learn more about our internship program, please visit our Internship Opportunities page for more details.