Team Member openings

Cape Fear River Adventures - canoe and kayak outfitter hires part-time and full-time assistants for summer months to help with daily operations. We all work as one team and have a great time doing it! Our employees enjoy staying busy and serving customers. We do team river trips, cookouts, and at the end of the summer we take an employee rafting/camping trip where we hit some big waters! But let’s be honest… you will be tired, sweaty, muddy, wet, serving thousands of customers, running around all day long in a NC summer heatwave while carrying heavy boats and muddy tubes and of course we ask you to smile while doing all of that! If you are enthusiastic, enjoy being outside, and like working hard this job might be for you!

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing amazing customer service all day long, every time!
  • Carrying heavy boats
  • Driving large passenger van with trailer
  • Talking to customers ALL day long (phone, in person, doing safety briefings in front of large groups)
  • Washing equipment (boats, life jackets, paddles, tubes, etc.)
  • Running a register and check-in process, which involves standing at the register for hours, non-stop!
  • Help with other miscellaneous tasks as needed


  • Outgoing and friendly personality
  • Weekend/Holiday availability (must be available a vast majority of Saturdays and Sundays throughout the entire Spring/Summer/Fall season up to late fall, including Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day).
  • Ability to spend a lot of time outside during hot summer in very undesirable conditions (see first paragraph)
  • Ability to lift 40lb; push/drag 80lb
  • Clean driving record with at least several years of experience. Driver license check will be performed.
  • Experience backing up a trailer is desired, but not mandatory
  • CDL with passenger endorsement is a plus

Compensation and benefits:

  • Great place to work!
  • Free kayak/canoe rental
  • Paid team outings and cookouts
  • Company sponsored Employee End of Season Trip (EOST)
  • Pay is based on experience

How to apply:

  • Use Contact Us form with whatever you think will get you hired: resume, skill summary, or paragraph about yourself. Answering the questions below are not required but it greatly helps us to determine your eligibility. Please be sure to provide your phone number and preferred time to contact.
  • Why are you interested in this position?
  • Describe your skills, qualifications, and prior experience relevant to this position.
  • Are you available to work every Saturday and Sunday during Summer and early Fall?
  • How many years have you been driving and what driving violations have you had?
  • How does this position fit in with your current schedule and obligations?

Thank you for your consideration!

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