Wednesday, April 5, 2017


Temporary / Seasonal 

Website    Baltimore City Recreation and Parks

The Canoe and Kayak Assistant is responsible for customer service and assisting of participants of citywide park and water based recreational programs, assisting with implementing and evaluating of such programs. The Canoe and Kayak Program Coordinator oversees the Canoe and Kayak Program Assistant which includes Open Row, Canoe N Scoop and guided tours of the Middle Branch, Patapsco and Inner Harbor waterways. The Canoe and Kayak Program Assistant works closely with the Canoe and Kayak Program Coordinator to providing technical assistance to the canoe and kayak programs, employees and corporate groups. The Canoe and Kayak Program Assistant will assist in the coordination of logistics between equipment, assist staff and programs, assist documenting participation, assisting in maintenance, and equipment care, set up and break down of mobile programs, and assisting participants with skill development. The successful candidate will work in Baltimore City waterways and parks as seasonal staff to improve quality of canoe and kayak programs offered to residents.

The Canoe and Kayak Program Assistant will be responsible for assisting the directing volunteers and participants, engaging and leading the public through canoe and kayak trips and tours, and other activities for the Department of Recreation and Parks. The ideal candidate will serve as an advocate, proactively promoting recreational boating activities of a high quality for all citizens of Baltimore City. The successful candidate must demonstrate his/her ability to engage the public and communicate effectively with all skill and age groups. He/she must have solid customer service, public speaking skills and display enthusiasm. This is an outdoor and very physical position.

This position will report directly to the Canoe and Kayak Coordinator, Bureau of Parks, Park Programming and Events. 

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