Looking for Summer Kayak Guides

Picture of kayaker taken from the perspective of another kayak on Lake Superior

Ahhhh, this could be your summer office.

Trade in the cubicles for the lakes. Say goodbye to a computer screen and hello to a paddle. Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply is looking for kayak guides!

Primary responsibilities are preparing, guiding and following-up scheduled and custom kayak tours extending from a half-day to 10 days (the majority of your trips will be daily, three hour tours). Also responsible for vehicle and/or boat shuttles, cleanup, assisting our rental and retail operations, and other duties as assigned.
Stone Harbor is open daily, year round; schedules include evenings and weekends.

Job Qualifications

  • Current Wilderness First Aid Certification (WMI, WMA, SOLO, Red Cross, etc.) – or willingness to acquire
  • Demonstration and assessment of Coastal Kayak Level II (or willingness to acquire certification)

Additional Qualifications

  • Commercial guiding experience a plus
  • Exceptional people skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Valid MN driver’s license and good driving record
  • Strong safety and customer service ethic
  • Environmental & ecological knowledge of Lake Superior a plus
  • Outdoor leadership skills background


Memorial Day – Labor Day


Based on experience and qualifications.

How to Apply

If you have a passion for customer service and outdoor activities please stop in the store to pick up an application, e-mail us your resume info@stoneharborws.com

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