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
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 kayak guide at our base in Flåm. The position is seasonal and will be from May to August 2012. 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, previous experience from outdoors activities and a desire to learn more about this, a valid First Aid qualification, a driving licence class B, speak fluent English. It is an advantage if applicants have: have some previous experience in kayaking and /or guiding, including qualifications in kayaking to a 2 or 3 star level trough Canoeing associations such as BCU, ACA, NPF, EPP or similar national kayaking association. Possess other skills that may be of use to the company, preferably carpentry, basic mechanics and/or all round “Handyman” skills. Speak other languages than English (i.e. German, French, Spanish, Russian).
Wages: NOK 13 500 – 20 000 (App. Euro 1600 to 2500) gross pr. month depending on experience and qualifications. Housing is free.
Training: For the right person we will also offer Kayak and guide training as a part of the position. Courses to from 3 to 4 star level in the NPF (Norwegian Canoeing Association) will be included. 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. All guides have their own room and share bathroom, toilet, kitchen and living room. In Flåm this standard of accommodation is valued to approximately NOK 4000 per month during the season. Be aware that cleaning of own and common rooms plus contributions to household expenses such as toilet paper & soap is expected.
Application: Send short application and CV pr. E-mail. Diplomas and other papers must be brought if interview.
Work Regulations: Seasonal position, May – August 2012
Last application date: 31.12.12
Start date: May 2011
For more information: call Roger Kløvtveit at +47 971 94 511 or send e-mail on: firstname.lastname@example.org