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Please review the individual job descriptions below if you are interested in working with us and feel free to contact us to find out more! 


Seasonal Retail Sales Staff

Pay: $11/hour

February 13 - September 3, 2018

We are still accepting applications for the 2018 season!

Applications for the 2018 season are due by January 29, 2018; however, we do accept applications year-round for seasonal sales positions.

Rutabaga Paddlesports seeks seasonal sales staff. Full time and part time positions available. Join the team at the Midwest’s premier paddlesports store! Share your passion for the outdoors and the gear that gets you there.


As seasonal sales staff, you will assist in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the store. This is primarily a sales position, with the focus being on helping customers make informed choices about kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards (SUP), and the attendant gear. Seasonal staff will also assist with the preparation, set-up, and execution of Canoecopia, the world’s largest consumer paddlesports show. If you feel comfortable sharing your enthusiasm for the outdoors in general, and paddlesports specifically, we encourage you to apply.


Goal-oriented sales incentives are offered throughout the season, as well as an employee discount, and staff pro-deals.

To apply: please download and complete the application document and email it to Dan Bowers at danb@rutabaga.com. You can also drop off the application at our store in Monona, WI. Please feel free to email Dan with any questions you may have.


Seasonal Boatie

Pay: $10/hour

Now - September 3, 2018


Rutabaga Paddlesports seeks seasonal boatie staff. Part-time weekend positions available. Join the team at the Midwest’s premier paddlesports store! Share your passion for the outdoors and the gear that gets you there.

 

As seasonal boatie staff, you will assist in most aspects of the day-to-day operations. This is primarily a service position, with the focus being on helping customers in and out of the water in kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards (SUP), and the attendant gear, during rentals and boat demos. Cleaning boats after use and storing them away properly is also a boatie's responsibility. Seasonal boaties will also assist with the preparation and loading of customer purchases and driving to our warehouse to restock or pick up boats. An ideal candidate will be able to lift 50 lbs., love to work outside, and have great people skills. No experience or paddling knowledge required as we will train, but is always a bonus! If working outside, providing great customer service, and being around boats sounds like your idea of an awesome job then please apply!


To apply: please download and complete the application document and email it to Dan Bowers at danb@rutabaga.com. You can also drop off the application at our store in Monona, WI. Please feel free to email Dan with any questions you may have.

Outdoor Programs Junior Leader Development Program

June 11 - August 22, 2018

Are you are a high school student looking to gain leadership experience and work with kids? Consider volunteering this summer with our Junior Leaders program. We are seeking young people looking to gain leadership experience and have an opportunity to spend a summer on the water! Click here to learn more and apply. Applications will be accepted until April 22nd. Please return applications to Amelia Musser at ameliam@rutabaga.com or in person at Rutabaga.


Olbrich Park Rental Staff

Mid May - September 2018

We are currently fully staffed and done hiring for the 2018 season.

Rutabaga Paddlesports is seeking individuals for seasonal employment at our rental location at Olbrich Park! We are looking to fill General Manager, Assistant Manager, and Boat Crew positions, for both full and part time work. Click on each link for d/assets/images/JuniorLeaderApplication2018.pdfetailed descriptions of each position.  If working outside, providing great customer service, and being around boats sounds like your idea of great job then apply today! Download and complete either the Manager Application and/or Boat Crew Application and return by February 18.


Outdoor Programs Youth Instructors

June 4 - August 22, 2018

We are currently fully staffed and done hiring for the 2018 season.

Does spending the summer on the water introducing kids to the joys of paddling sound like a dream job? If so, apply to be a Youth Instructor with Rutabaga Outdoor Programs! No previous paddling experience required. Applications will be accepted until February 18. Please click the following links for a job description and Youth Instructor Application.