We are always accepting applications for future employment!
We are looking for people who are willing to work hard, are self-starters, and enjoy working with people. Heavy lifting is involved. Paddling experience is recommended but not required; we're happy to help you learn more about canoeing, kayaking, or paddleboarding! Please see below for applicable job descriptions.
- Sales Specialist
This position requires a self-starter, one with exceptional customer service skills. It is very fast-paced, and it is important to us that you have the confidence to talk one on one with customers as you will be on the retail floor daily. Heavy lifting is frequent, and stamina in hot weather is necessary. As a retail specialist, you must be able to adapt quickly to accommodate each guest's needs. It is essential to have a good familiarity with all of the products we have in store to ensure the best experience for each guest. Our goal is to send each customer away with what products best fit their needs. It is important to us that you are creative, mechanically inclined, and have strong phone etiquette. Having familiarity with a cash drawer and POS system is preferred.
Being a member of our retail team, duties will include being responsible for working 1-on-1 with customers to outfit them with a boat/board, roof rack, and/or accessories, merchandising the boat barn, organizing boat inventory, restocking products, working with roof rack systems and trailers, loading boats onto customer vehicles, conducting transactions, and answering the phone.
The position is seasonal. It starts Mid - Late April. Must be available to work weekends and occasional evenings. Full and part-time positions available.
- Experienced Instructors for our Adult Paddling Program
We are seeking experienced instructors who are outgoing and enjoy working with people. This position requires safety-conscious individuals who can provide a high level of customer service and the ability to work as a team player and work alongside the Program Coordinator and retail employees. The position starts in May.
- Experienced Instructors for our Kids Paddling Program
We are seeking experienced instructors who are outgoing and enjoy working with kids. This position requires safety-conscious individuals with a high level of customer service and the ability to work as a team player and work alongside the Program Coordinator and retail employees. The position starts in June and continues through August.
Download a Word or PDF file of our employment application below. If applying for the Sale Specialist position attach a copy of your current resume and 2 letters of recommendation. Drop it off in person (see Store Info below), or mail it to:
Collinsville Canoe and Kayak
PO Box 336, Collinsville, CT 06022
Feel free to contact us if you have questions. We look forward to hearing from you!