Jobs at Zoar Outdoor

Jobs at Zoar Outdoor

Summer Jobs at Zoar Outdoor

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 either email to or mail it to:

Zoar Outdoor – Employment
P.O. 245 Box
Charlemont, MA 01339

Feel free to give us a call 800-532-7483 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 and/or customer service skills are preferred. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, have a good driving record. CPR/FA certification will be included in the training program.  Application deadline is May 18thPlease read our Information For Raft Guides before applying.


We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who enjoy teaching paddlesports (KAYAK, CANOE, STAND-UP PADDLEBOARD) 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. Early application deadline: February 18.  Accepting applications until May 1st.  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 20thPlease read our information for zip line canopy tour guides before applying. 


We are looking for qualified individuals to assist in our reservation office. Duties include customer service, phone answering, data entry, credit card processing and general customer satisfaction.  A knowledge of the trips that Zoar Outdoor offers is an important part of a reservationists job so training will include a day on each trip. Seasonal full and part-time positions available. Print this application and mail or fax it back to us or call or email us and we will send you one. Application deadline: CLOSED 


We are looking for several qualified individuals to assist in our retail shop which specializes in whitewater paddlesports. Duties include working with customers on the sales floor as well as packing and shipping online sales.  Several full and part-time positions available. Application deadline: CLOSED 


Zoar Outdoor provides lunches to all its customers participating in activities. We also clean our buildings daily. Our commercial kitchen is seeking a motivated, professional individual who can help prepare lunches, prep food, and assist our Food Service Manager. Our Property Manager is seeking several part-time cleaners. Both positions require a minimum age of 18 years and are part-time from April to October. Experience not necessary but helpful. Application deadline: on-going

Zoar Outdoor is an equal opportunity employer.

Download Our Job Application

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Please download and fill out your application, then submit it to Zoar Outdoor by: 

Email -

Mail - Zoar Outdoor, PO Box 245, Charlemont, MA 01339

Fax - 1-413-337-8436