Current Job Openings

Coastal Expeditions is now hiring for the 2020 season! We are looking for energetic, nature-loving spirits to fill Shop Help and Entry-Level Guide positions (details below). Coastal Expeditions offers a fun, laid back work environment on Shem Creek with amazing views and unlimited access to kayaks and stand-up paddleboards for employees! Please submit a resume and one to two paragraph cover letter to kelsey@coastalexpeditions.com to apply.

Required qualifications for all positions:
– A positive, friendly, and enthusiastic attitude
– An interest in our local natural and human history
– A desire to learn
– Demonstrated customer service skills
– Ability to work long hours outside in Charleston summer heat
– Heavy lifting required


 

SHOP HELP

Employment Dates:
Start and end dates for this position are flexible, but would ideally range from around March 15th – August 15th. Must work weekends.  This is perfect for summer employment for college or high school students.

Duties include:

  • Assisting renters with all aspects of the rental process: instruction, carrying the boat to launch, creating
  • a float plan, launching, cleaning boats
  • Assisting guides with tours: carrying boats, cleaning boats and gear, helping clients
  • Answering phones and making reservations
  • Assist managers with various projects as needed: maintenance, data entry, stocking, cleaning, etc.

ENTRY-LEVEL GUIDES

Employment Dates:
The ideal candidate for this position is available for full-time work from February 20th – November 30th. End date can be slightly flexible, and often part time work is available beyond that date for guides returning the following season.

Guide duties include:

  • Working Shop Help shifts while training to become a junior and then senior guide
  • Guiding kayak and paddleboard tours
  • Leading hiking and kayaking field trips
  • Guiding overnight camping expeditions
  • First mate and hiking guide shifts as needed

Time commitment:
We are looking for full-time, seasonal employees who can commit at least 5 days per week which must include Saturday and Sunday.

Pay:
Pay is hourly plus tips and is commensurate with experience and depends on the position.

After the first full season of employment, employees are eligible for an IRA matching program and health insurance benefits. Other benefits include CPR, First Aid, AED and lifeguard training, kayak instructor training, interpretive and educational training,and use of kayaks and SUPs.

 

TO APPLY: Please email a resume and 1-2 paragraph cover letter to kelsey@coastalexpeditions.com.
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Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant Rentals

Offering Kayaks and Paddleboards

Take in the stunning beauty of local creeks and waters from one of our kayaks or SUPs. Walk-ups are welcome or call / text to book and we’ll be ready when you are. All gear and instruction provided.

Call or text 843.884.7684 to book.

Outpost Location

Need A Guide?

If you really want to get a feel for the local history, identify the native wildlife, and get to special places, you'll need someone experienced to show you the way. We'll get you there.

Check out our Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant tours.

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Isle of Palms Rentals

Offering Kayaks

Take in the stunning beauty of local creeks and waters from one of our kayaks. Walk-ups are welcome or call / text to book and we’ll be ready when you are. All gear and instruction provided.

Call or text 843.884.7684 to book.

Outpost Location

Need A Guide?

If you really want to get a feel for the local history, identify the native wildlife, and get to special places, you'll need someone experienced to show you the way. We'll get you there.

Check out our Isle of Palms tours.

Rent a Kayak Click to Book via Text