Jobs for the Adventurous

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Join the team at Cal Coast Adventures! We offer jobs for the adventurous year round in Santa Barbara, San Diego, and Morro Bay.

If you're an outdoor enthusiast looking for work then you might be a great fit for our team. Our staff is comprised of bike tour guides, bike mechanics, surf instructors, kayak guides, paddle board instructors, and more!

We are all about showing travelers a good time and helping people enjoy the great outdoors. Forget about boring desk jobs; here at Cal Coast Adventures we make sure our time working is spent outside in the sun having fun.

Our company culture is team-focused, lighthearted, with an emphasis on energy. If this sounds like you please reach out through the form below.

Surf Instructor

jobs for the adventurous

HIRING NOW. starts at $17/hr plus tips

Position can be full time, part time, or seasonal.

Increased pay based on experience.

 

Job Requirements:

- Clean driving record: parking tickets are ok.

- Upbeat and happy personality

-Organization

- 5 years surfing experience

- Flexible

- Service oriented

- Active

- Always on time

- 3-5 Days available a week (including 1 weekend day)

We are looking for surfers with great personalities and good work ethic. This is a job for the adventurous person who loves surfing and is good with people. We are hiring both part-time and full-time instructors. Our requirement is that each employee must be available at least 3 days a week for part-time and 4-5 days a week for full-time, both including 1 weekend day. All instructors must have a clean driving record and a minimum of 5 years surfing experience. We expect applicants to be organized, responisble, and always on time. Please attatch a resume if you think you would be a good fit for this position.

Job Duties:

-Leading Surf lessons

-Daily set up and tear down; general cleaning after lessons

-Renting to customers

-Customer Service

Tours and Rentals in Santa Barbara

Bicycle Mechanic

mechanic in the shop

HIRING NOW. starts at $20/hr

Job Requirements:

-Minimum of 2 years of bike shop experience

-Mechanical proficiency in all types of bicycles and all general bike shop repair techniques

-Focused and productive

-Always on time

-Clean driving record

Join us if you are someone who is a passionate cyclist and has experience being a bicycle mechanic. We're looking for a full-time bicycle mechanic/technician with a minimum of 2 years of bike shop experience. Your primary role will be to maintain our fleet of road, mountain, hybrid, e-bikes, and cruisers. Each candidate should be proficient in repair and tune up skills and contribute to a supportive bike shop environment. We also require that you have quality customer service skills. If you enjoy riding and want to do some tour guide work as well that can be discussed upon desire but a majority of the role if not all will be mechanical work in our shop. Prepare to work on a bike during the interview process.

 

Job Duties:

-Assemble new bikes

-Repair and tune up all types of bikes

-Good customer service

-Problem solve when bikes need repairs

-Opportunities to give bike tours if desired and needed

Tours and Rentals in Santa Barbara

Kayak Tour Guide/ Rental Operator

kayak guide jobs for the adventurous

If interested apply starting April- May. Hiring in March and again in May- starts at $17/hr plus tips

Position is Seasonal

We are looking for someone who has experience in kayaking. Each candidate must be able to work 6-8 hour shifts on the beach including at least one weekend day (Saturday or Sunday). This job is for the adventurous person who loves working outdoors and on the beach! You will be renting kayaks and paddle boards from the beach as well as leading kayak tours and giving paddle board lessons. If you have limited experience we can train you but we prefer if you have previous experience. You can work full or part time in the summer months. We are looking for someone who is responsible, organized, and energetic.

Job Requirements:

- Upbeat and happy personality- Knows how to stand up paddleboard and kayak- CPR and First Aid certifications are a plus

- Flexible

- GREAT PEOPLE SKILLS

- Must be active

- Always on time

Job Duties:

-Renting out kayaks and stand up paddleboards

-Daily set up and tear down

-Renting to customers

-Customer Service

-Leading kayak tours and stand up paddle lessons

-Must be able to lift paddle boards and kayaks. The kayaks we mainly drag around the beach but can weigh up to 60 lbs or more if they have a bit of water in them.

Tours and Rentals in Santa Barbara

Bike Rental Operator

jobs for the adventurous

If interested apply starting April- May - starts at $17/hr plus tips

We are looking for someone to help rent out bikes to clients. This person will be in charge of working the stand, picking up bikes, and delivering them to clients. Each candidate should have great customer service, a friendly demeanor, and always be on time. This job can be part-time or full-time and you must be able to week at least one weekend day a week. If you are good working with people and are able to prepare and rent bikes out to clients this job is perfect for you!

Job Requirements:

-Punctual

-Customer service skills

-Friendly demeanor

-Must be able to life up to 70lbs (ebikes are heavy)

-Clean driving record (parking tickets are okay)

Job Duties:

-Renting out bikes and preparing them for clients

-Bike delivery and pick up when needed

-Daily set up and tear down

-Customer Service

Tours and Rentals in Santa Barbara

Bike Tour Guide 

bike tours for the adventurous

If interested apply starting April- May - starts at $17/hr plus tips

We are looking to hire a bike tour guide who is outgoing and understands the city well. We do city tours and mountain bike tours. If you do not mountain bike but are interested in the city tours still apply. This is a job for the adventurous person so apply if you are ready to take on a new adventure! Applicants must have a friendly demeanor and be committed to customer service. We are looking for somebody to be available at least 3 days a week including one weekend day or both.

Job Requirements:

-Must be able to lift up to 70lbs (ebikes are heavy)

-Always on time

-Clean driving record

-Good people skills

-Active and postive

-Must have biking experience

Job Duties:

-Renting out bikes and preparing them for customers

-Leading bike tours through the city or on a mountain bike trail

-Customer Service

-Daily set up and tear down

Tours and Rentals in Santa Barbara

Office Coordinator

jobs for the adventurous

HIRING NOW - starts at $18/hr

Increased pay based on experience

We are looking for someone who is an advocate for all things outdoors and is able to empower others to get outside. The office coordinator will be in charge of managing bookings, answering phone calls, answering emails, delegating work to guides and working on tasks that improve the company. This worker is expected to have great customer service skills on the phone and in person. The office coordinator must be an organized individual who is capable of working on multiple tasks at the same time. They must be good at time management and a quick learner. The office coordinator will also be responsible to help with on the spot bike and surf rentals. This position can be part time or full time, but the office coordinator is required to available for at least one weekend day.

Job Requirements:

-Organization Skills

-Strong Work Ethic

-Customer service

-Personable

-Proficient in Microsoft Suit

Job Duties:

-Answer calls and work directly with clients to get them outfitted properly

-Help manage the office and create bookings for clients

-Organize bike rentals and deliveries for mechanics

-Update website with changes as required

-Read and respond to emails appropriately

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