Kayak guide & carpenter
Employer: Njord AS
Address: Fosselund, 6982 Holmedal, Norway
Phone: +47 971 94 511
Contact Person: Mr. Roger Kløvtveit, Phone: +47 971 94 511
Work Place: Flåm, in the county of Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
About the company: Njord AS has been guiding people in the outdoors since 1999, given thousands of customers a great day out - or the adventure of a lifetime. See our website, www.kajakk.com, for more information.
Information about the position: We are looking for one person in a position as a "handyman" carpenter and kayak guide at our base in Flåm. The position is seasonal and will be from May to August 2011. The work will entail regular kayak guide duties and maintenance work on our base and equipment.
Position demands: The applicant MUST have: good interpersonal, communication and organisational skills, possess skills that may be of use to the company, preferably carpentry and all round "Handyman" skills, previous experience from outdoors activities and a desire to learn more about this, a valid First Aid qualification, a driving licence class B and speak fluent English
It is an advantage if applicants: Are qualified in kayaking to a 3 star level trough Canoeing associations such as BCU, ACA, NPF or similar national kayaking association, speak other languages than English (i.e. German, French, Spanish, Russian) or have some previous experience in kayaking and / or guiding.
Wages: NOK 13 500 - 20 000 (1600 to 2500 Euro) gross pr. month depending on experience and qualifications. Housing is included in salary, this is valued at 4000 NOK per month.
Training: For the right person we will offer Kayak training as a part of the position. Courses to 4 star level in the NPF (Norwegian Canoeing Association) will be included, each kayak course have a value of approximately 4000 NOK. All guides must take part in our Guide Training Program. This program focus on; Safety issues; Technical kayaking skills; Customer relations; Guide skills; Local culture and history; Environmental awareness.
Housing: Housing in a shared accomodation with other guides is included in salary, all guides have their own room and share bathroom, toilet, kitchen and living room. In Flåm this standard of accommodation is valued to approximately 4000 NOK per month during the season.
Application: Send short application and CV pr. E-mail. Diplomas and other papers must be brought if interview.
Work Regulations: Seasonal position
Last application date: 30.04.11
Start date: May / June 2011
For more information: call Roger Kløvtveit at +47 97194511 or send e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org.