We hire our summer staff by the end of March each year.
Applications are taken November through early March.
Below are the jobs for which we will be hiring for the coming season:
Please read the descriptions and job requirements carefully before applying.
Attach a resume, if available to your application and mail it back to us at:
Zoar Outdoor – Employment
P.O. 245 Box
Charlemont, MA 01339
Feel free to give us a call or email us if you have any questions about employment at Zoar Outdoor.
We are looking for whitewater raft guides to run trips on the Class II-III and III-IV sections of the Deerfield River. We conduct a 8-day training program on 4 weekends in March. No previous experience is necessary, but outdoor recreation skills are preferred. Completion of this training program and all other application procedures required for hire. Applicants must have current CPR and First Aid and be at least 18 years of age and have a good driving record. Application deadline is May 1st. Please read our Information For Raft Guides before applying.
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who enjoy teaching paddle sports and have excellent customer service skills. Positions are available for both full and part-time instructors. Our season runs from April through October with the bulk of the work occurring during June, July and August. All Instructors must have either current ACA whitewater certification or skills equivalent (we offer an in-house ACA certification program) and valid CPR and Standard First Aid certification. Must have a good driving record. Previous teaching experience a plus. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Application deadline: March 15th. Please read our information for instructors before applying.
We are looking for zip line canopy tour guides to work on our newest adventure high in the trees. We conduct a 5 to 8-day training program in the spring. No previous experience is necessary, but outdoor recreation skills are preferred. Completion of this training program and all other application procedures required for hire. Applicants must have current CPR and First Aid and be at least 18 years of age. Application deadline is May 1st. Please read our information for zip line canopy tour guides before applying.
RETAIL SHOP ASSISTANT
Zoar Outdoor is looking for highly motivated individuals to assist in the daily operation of The Outfitters Shop. This position includes customer sales and service, merchandising, inventorying, outfitting of canoes and kayaks and POS system use. Applicants should possess; excellent customer service skills, strong math experience and demonstrate attention to detail. Background in whitewater activities, the use of POS systems and retail experience are helpful, but not required. Part-time positions are available for April through mid October. Tasks require lifting and carrying, so candidates should be in good physical condition. Application deadline: March 15th.
We are looking for several qualified individuals to assist in our reservation office. Duties include phone answering, data entry, credit card processing and general customer satisfaction.Several full and part-time positions available. Application deadline: February 15th. Print this application and mail or fax it back to us or call or email us and we will send you one.
Zoar Outdoor provides lunches to all its customers participating in activities. Our commercial kitchen is seeking a motivated, professional individual who can help prepare lunches, prep food, and assist our Food Service Manager. The position of kitchen assistant requires a minimum age of 18 years, is part-time from April to October. Experience not necessary but helpful. Application deadline: March 15th.