We invite you to be part of our team of trailblazers dedicated to helping people discover and enjoy the outside. Come join us. Because on the inside we’re all outsiders. And if it’s outside, we’re all in.
Our L.L.Bean Outdoor Discovery Program team is currently looking for Kayak and SUP Instructors to teach course content, promote and retain new customers with our dynamic, creative classes and new activities. Inspire people to engage in new outdoor activities. Increase participation by providing exemplary service. Increase sales conversion rate of Outdoor Discovery Program customers especially in equipment, outer and active wear categories.
Skills and Qualifications:
Certification or specialized training in outdoor related activities
Proven experience planning, organizing and leading outdoor experience trips
First Aid/CPR certification/training
Proven leadership skills with the ability to develop and motivate participants
Ability to maintain a high level of enthusiasm, motivation and a positive attitude
Established time management and organization skills
Demonstrated interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Expertise in active gear for appropriate activity
Retail experience a plus
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
Has a firm understanding of course content
Possess the ability to teach in a relaxed, clear and confident manner to a variety of participants
Effectively delivers all components of the curriculum in the allotted time
Delivers all key points required for course openings and closings
Perform daily administrative duties associated with instructing classes
Accurate and daily completion of the Daily Activity Reports (DAR’s)
Facilities Inspection log
Other as assigned
Conducts self at all times according to the highest ethical and moral standards.
Represents the teaching profession at its highest level at all times
Communicates and lives our company core values of Outdoor Heritage, Service, Respect, Integrity, Perseverance, Safe and Healthy Living
Communicate professionally with all stake holders
Participates in daily start up meetings
Provide professional and timely feedback to peers and colleagues when the need arises
Knows and maintains expertise of equipment and products (as relevant) utilized in the courses you teach
Knows specifications (uses, materials, pros and cons) of relevant L.L.Bean equipment and apparel and effectively shares information with customers to encourage product sales
Participates in promotional events when equipment expertise is needed
Is knowledgeable about regional ODS programs, and promotional offerings
Demonstrates ability to create a safe and inclusive environment for all participants
Understand and consistently perform all responsibilities associated with our safety protocols and program procedures
Confirms all equipment used is in appropriate working condition
Report any unsafe acts or conditions to the appropriate person
Health and Safety Requirement: Every employee is responsible for contributing to a safe and healthy workplace. Employees are expected to be active participants in health and safety by following all safety policies and procedures, reporting unsafe conditions or at-risk behaviors to leadership, and conducting work in a safe manner. Those in a leadership role are also expected to model safe behaviors, evaluate risk, and ensure that risks are reduced to acceptable levels.
This position has been identified as a safety-sensitive position. A safety-sensitive position is one in which an impaired worker constitutes a serious and direct threat to workplace health and safety. Employees in this position must agree that they will not come to work or be at work at any time under the influence of alcohol or any drug that could render them impaired.
Education Level: High School or GED
If you care about the outdoors, joining L.L.Bean is a great way to feel good about what you do. Our benefits package makes a good thing even better, with programs and perks designed to support your health and financial goals. Plus, maintaining a healthy work-life balance and re-charging outside are all part of the plan. Because, when it comes to the outside—we’re all in. Visit llbeancareers.com to learn more.
Being outside brings out the best in us, no matter where we come from or what we believe. At L.L.Bean, we value individual differences and encourage our co-workers to be themselves – because the uniqueness of each individual makes L.L.Bean better.
Welcome to the outside.
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