Kayak and Paddle Board Lead Guide

Job ID 22409732
Bay of Plenty, Rotorua
Listed on 16 Jan 2024

About this job

Paddle Board Rotorua is Rotorua's 5 star kayak and stand up paddle board activity and tour operator. We have a vibrant, passionate and fun team and our mission is to create and share amazing experiences with people.

We are looking for an honest, hard-working, energetic guide with a can do attitude who likes making people happy and is focused, open-minded and self-managed. The guide must have the following skills:

Teach beginners and lead them on kayak and paddle board tours Drive manual/automatic – small passenger vehicle Establish rapport and conversation, operate tours in “high energy” / peak state Be physically fit and able to physically move kayaks and paddle boards Have attractive energy and presentation, make customers feel awesome and adapt styles to suite clientele Speak clear English The guide must have or be able to obtain the following qualifications:

NZ passenger endorsement drivers license First Aid Certificate You will be responsible for organizing equipment, picking-up customers, leading awesome paddle board and kayak tours with groups of up to 8 persons, using an automated smartphone application for scheduling and customer interaction, and providing a 5 star level of customer service.


Live and work in the New Zealand's premium mountain biking, rafting, kayaking and paddle boarding location. Work in a customer and staff enjoyment focused tourism company who has maintained 5 star standards for 6 years. High rates of competitive industry pay. Opportunity to develop further within the team Career development opportunities

Job Requirements

First Aid Certificate Passenger endorsement on drivers license Can drive both manual and auto Competent in swimming

If you fit the criteria please email both C.V and Cover Letter explaining why you are perfect for this role to andy.swears001@msd.govt.nz

Days of work
Mon - Sun rostered as per business requirements. ASAP start (30 hours per week)
Pay Details
Job Category
Gallery, Museum and Tour Guides
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence, (P) - Passenger
Pre-employment drug test required

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