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Employment Opportunities

Part-time driver wanted.

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1). Assistant Director, Rancocas Program

The Assistant Director, Rancocas Program, will work with the Pinelands Adventures Team leading the effort to establish outdoor recreation and education services in the Rancocas Creek Watershed and assist the Director in the successful operation and expansion of Pinelands Adventures.

This new, full time, year round position requires working on weekends and occasional evenings.

 Job responsibilities include:

  • Research, develop, test and carry out canoe/kayak rental and guided tour programs for the general public and schools and community organizations within the Rancocas Creek Watershed.
  • Assist the Director in developing and carrying out a long-range business, marketing and program plan, meeting annual operating budgets and financial and customer targets for Pinelands Adventures, Rancocas Program.
  • Assist the Director to recruit, train and manage additional staff, including seasonal and part-time employees and guides.
  • Assist in any aspect or location of the operation of Pinelands Adventures, including, among other things, driving buses, loading and unloading boats, assisting customers, answering customer inquiries, and processing customer reservations.
  • Implement Pinelands Adventures safety, customer and financial procedures and practices.
  • Interact with the public at all times in a manner that is professional, customer-friendly, and supportive of the missions of PPA and Pinelands Adventures.
  • Ensure that the Pinelands Adventures property, buildings and equipment are well-maintained, safe and secure, and present an appearance to the public that is attractive and builds confidence in Pinelands Adventures and PPA.

Qualifications

The following qualifications are requirements for consideration for this position:

  • At least five years of relevant professional experience
  • A history of providing customer service and processing customer transactions
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage projects and people to successful outcomes
  • Exhibit an aptitude for processing information and communicating effectively across all platforms
  • Strong situational awareness skills with the ability to manage logistics while being mindful to the needs of customers and staff
  • A CDL Class C (or higher) with passenger endorsement required, or a commitment and ability to obtain such a license as soon as possible upon beginning employment
  • Must be willing and physically capable of carrying out tasks inherent in canoe/kayak livery programs, such as loading and unloading boats that weigh up to 80 pounds onto and off of trailers
  • Respect for and appreciation of New Jersey’s Pinelands
  • A friendly and customer-service oriented attitude and adventurous spirit

The following experience is desirable:

  • Experience leading outdoor, nature-based trips and education programs
  • Experience driving with a trailer
  • Knowledge of the New Jersey Pinelands

Are you qualified & interested in this position? Email your resume.

 

Pine Barrens canoe rental - batsto river, mullica river

Canoeing on the Batsto River

2). Driver, Outdoor Adventurer

Pinelands Adventures is now accepting applications for full & part-time drivers. $15 per hour.

Seasonal: April through October or summer months. Weekends required, weekday hours also available.

Pinelands Adventures operates paddling trips on Batsto and Mullica Rivers, as well as hikes and other expeditions throughout the Pine Barrens.

Driver will drive our 16 passenger buses with canoe trailers to designated launch sites, unload canoes, gear and guests for their trip down the river. Driver will pick up guests, canoes and gear at landing sites and return to our location.

The following qualifications are requirements for consideration for this position:

  • Must have CDL Class C (or higher) with passenger endorsement.
  • Experience driving a vehicle with a trailer
  • The ability and willingness to carry out physical tasks inherent in canoe/kayak livery programs, such as loading and unloading boats, which weigh up to 80 pounds, onto and off of trailers.
  • Respect for and appreciation of New Jersey’s Pinelands.
  • A positive attitude and adventurous spirit.

Click here for a PDF version of our Employment Application.

Complete and email your application or mail to Pinelands Adventures at 1005 Atsion Rd. Shamong NJ 08088.

No phone calls.