Teach paddling on a beautiful and quiet back lake.

Work in the Outdoor Industry at a beautiful waterfront location. Join a growing team that shares a love for the outdoors and be a part of an industry that's focused on fun.

Job Overview
Instruct people of all ages on various paddling skills, safety, and water fun and offer information on paddling and outdoor gear.


The Company:
Frontenac Outfitters has been a leader in the outdoor industry for over 35 years. Our goal is to deliver a superior level of customer service, paddling expertise and an exhilarating experience. At Frontenac Outfitters, we help our customers experience freedom from the everyday. Freedom comes from getting on the water and just paddling. Paddling is an attainable adventure. Anyone can do it.


The Position:
Frontenac Outfitters is looking for an enthusiast to teach various paddling techniques to people with a variety of paddling experience, guiding clients on full-day and half-day paddles, assisting customers with boats, how to load on a vehicle safely, and how to enter and exit a boat from shore, delivery and pick-up of rentals or boats for test paddling, assisting with sales and directing customers to products within the store. Starting wage is dependent on experience and certifications. Preference for Paddle Canada certifications. Expected to start in March or April of 2022.


Must have:

  • A Paddle Canada Certification - Min Sea Kayak Level 1. (Re-certification can be provided)
  • Standard First Aid and CPR. (Re-certification can be provided)
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Must be available on weekends to teach full and or half-day courses.

You must have the ability to stand and walk for extended periods and can lift up to 23kg (51bs).


What we Provide:
A fun outdoor working environment that focuses on equipping customers with dependable gear and the best experience, training, and product knowledge. Opportunities to grow your outdoor skills and be a part of a growing business that's making waves in the padding and outdoor community.

  • All required equipment, including high-end quality kayaks and gear, will be provided


The Location
Frontenac Outfitters is on the edge of Frontenac Provincial Park, which is 40 minutes north of Kingston, just outside the village of Sydenham. Our property backs onto Pearkes Lake, where we provide customers with the opportunity to test paddle, take certified paddling courses, SUP Yoga and other workshops on our large, wooded property.
Our location is also a short drive from thousands of lakes with excellent paddling, fishing, camping, hiking, and exploring.


Why Should You Apply?

Work in a fantastic industry that's focused on play and adventure and be a part of an amazing team in a growing business with awesome leadership. Get employee perks such as discounts and free or discounted rentals. Gain opportunities for further skill development and spend most of your day outdoors, on the water, doing what you love!


Send your resume to [email protected]