EMPLOYMENT

Summer Employment     (Umiak starts accepting applications for summer in March)
 

Retail Staff Sales Associate

Full time. If you are a dynamic, outgoing, positive person with a passion for paddling who can talk to customers in the store and on the phone, we want to hear from you. If you like a fast-paced, fun environment where every day is different, you may love working for us. Previous sales or customer service experience is preferred.

 

Part-Time Retail Sales Associate

Umiak Outfitters is looking for an enthusiastic, part-time, seasonal, sales associate to help sell and buy outdoor paddling gear and accessories. All candidates should be upbeat, outgoing and passionate about the outdoors.  Canoe, kayak and stand up paddle experience would be helpful but not required. This is a seasonal, part-time position, with year-round potential. 3 or 4 days a week with some weekends. The salary will be based on experience. Umiak Outfitters is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

Boat Repair / Retail Sales Associate

Full time seasonal. Looking for dynamic, outgoing, positive people with a passion for paddling who can assist customers in the store, and on the phone. Assist with boat repairs and outfitting. (kayaks, canoes, and standup paddleboards) Repairs may include, rudders, skegs, minor fiberglass/gel coat repairs. 

 

Stowe, Vermont Store

Email resume and cover letter to: retail@umiak.com, Attn: Retail Manager.
Or mail to Retail Manager, Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, 849 South Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672 

 

Richmond, Vermont Store

Email resume and cover letter to: office@umiak.com, Attn: Retail Manager.

Or mail to Retail Manager, Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, 849 South Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672 

 

Program Staff and Reservation Staff

Full time seasonal. Looking for dynamic, outgoing, positive people to join our Program Sales and Reservations Desk. You may spend some time as a guide or instructor. You need great organizational skills and the ability to get the details right. If you like a fast-paced, fun environment where every day is different, you may love working for us. Computer skills required. Previous sales or customer service experience is preferred.

 

Lake Outpost Staff

Are you looking to enjoy your summer and get paid? Umiak Outdoor Outfitters is hiring canoe kayak and SUP enthusiasts with great customer service to work at our Lake Outpost on Lake Champlain at North Beach (Burlington, VT) or Waterbury Reservoir at the Waterbury State Park (Waterbury Center, VT) A typical day is 9 or 10 am to 6 pm renting boats at the waterfront.  Training starts in late May into June, the season typically runs through June, July, and August. All staff must have ACAFirst Aid and CPR certification by May 25th. We are looking for a commitment for the summer.

 

Requirements:

Benefits:

  • Outdoor industry pro deals and in-store discounts

  • We will help you get your ACA certification

  • Personal use of our boat fleet

 

 

Shuttle Driver/ Kayak, Canoe, and SUP Instructor/Guide: 

Umiak Outfitters is looking for qualified drivers for our river shuttle and boat drop programs.  We are looking for people passionate about kayaking, canoeing, and stand up paddleboarding who want to get ACA (American Canoe Association) certified. River trips run 7 days a week with custom program boat drop-offs throughout the summer. If you are looking for a great job experience with enjoyment and perks, Umiak should be atop your list. Training starts in April with work starting in May. We are looking for a commitment for the summer.

 

Requirements:

Benefits:

  • Outdoor industry pro deals and in-store discounts

  • We will help you get your ACA certification

  • Personal use of our boat fleet

 

 

Early applications will receive first consideration. Email resume and cover letter to: programs@umiak.com, Attn: Program Director.
Or mail to Program Director, Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, 849 South Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672. 


To learn more about our job and internship openings feel free to contact us. 

Umiak Outdoor Outfitters
849 S Main St, Stowe, VT 05672
802-253-2317 
Store hours 9am-6pm, 7 days a week 

 

Winter Employment     (Umiak starts accepting applications for winter in November)

 

Retail Sales Associate

Umiak Outfitters is looking for an enthusiastic, part-time, seasonal, sales associate to help sell and buy outdoor apparel and accessories. All candidates should be upbeat, outgoing and passionate about the outdoors. Snowshoe and cross country and backcountry ski experience would be helpful but not required. This is a seasonal, part-time position, with year-round potential. 3 or 4 days a week with some weekends. The salary will be based on experience. Umiak Outfitters is an equal opportunity employer. 

 

Stowe Store

Email resume and cover letter to: retail@umiak.com, Attn: Retail Manager.
Or mail to Retail Manager, Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, 849 South Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672 

 

Retail Sales/ Ski Tech

We're hiring for our ski shop. We are looking for retail sales/ski tech. An ideal candidate would be
familiar with mounting and adjusting A.T. and Telemark bindings with knowledge of XC and Backcountry Skiing. This seasonal position involves sales, as well as rentals so being passionate about the sport and having a positive attitude with the customers, are a must. Pay is based on experience. 

 

Programs Coordinator


Snowshoeing Guide
We are taking applications for part-time seasonal snowshoe guides for the coming winter. If you want to spend time outside in the beautiful Vermont winter, don't mind working hard, and are a positive person, we can teach you the specific skills you'll need. Preferred knowledge and skills include: previous outdoor leadership experience, First Aid/ CPR training. The ability to work holidays is an essential part of our business. 

We have day and night time positions available. 

Sledding Guide
Umiak is taking applications for part-time seasonal snowshoe and sledding guides. Join Umiak's adventure staff guiding one of the best activities in Vermont. If you want to spend time outside in the beautiful Vermont winter, don't mind working hard, and are a positive person, we can teach you the specific skills you'll need. Preferred knowledge and skills include: previous outdoor leadership experience, First Aid/ CPR training. The ability to work holidays is an essential part of our business. 

We have day and night time positions available.

 

Nordic Ski Guides
Umiak is looking for Backcountry Nordic Ski Guides. Join Umiak's adventure staff guiding one of the best activities in Vermont. Nordic skiing experience and medical certifications necessary (minimum First Aid/ CPR training).You must be able to easily ski several miles. The ideal candidate possesses PSIA or AASI Nordic Certification. 

 

Backcountry Ski Guides
Umiak is taking applications for part-time seasonal Alpine Touring (AT) and Telemark Ski Guides. Ideal candidates have expert skiing techniques, with prior teaching experience, knowledge of Stowe area backcountry required. Current Certifications in First Aid and CPR are required. Backcountry Ski guides must be able to ski several miles (up and down mountains) while carrying a heavy guide pack. 

Dog Sled Handling
Umiak is taking applicants for part-time dogsled handlers with excellent customer service. Preferred knowledge and skills include: previous outdoor leadership experience, First Aid/ CPR training. The ability to work holidays is an essential part of our business. 

Fat Bike Guide

Umiak is looking for a Fat Tire Bike Guide. Must have a working knowledge of different makes and models of bikes. Familiarity with local trail systems specifically cotton brook, cady hill forest, and Sterling valley. Weekends and holidays are a must. An applicant with their own bike is preferred but not required. Minimum first aid and CPR certified. WFR is preferred. The position is part-time.


Early applications will receive first consideration. Email resume and cover letter to: programs@umiak.com, Attn: Program Director.
Or mail to Program Director Operations Manager, Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, 849 South Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672. 


To learn more about our job and internship openings feel free to contact us. 

Umiak Outdoor Outfitters
849 S Main St, Stowe, VT 05672
802-253-2317 
Store hours 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Monday - Sunday

 

Brewery Tour Guides     Summer & Winter


Umiak is looking for a true connoisseur of beer who loves to meet people from all over the world and take them on a fun trip to some of the great local breweries in our area. A valid drivers license and a clean driving record is required to operate our hops mobile. 

Early applications will receive first consideration. Email resume and cover letter to: programs@umiak.com, Attn: Program Director
Or mail to Program Director, Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, 849 South Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672. 

 

To learn more about our job and internship openings feel free to contact us. 


Umiak Outdoor Outfitters

849 S Main St, Stowe, VT 05672

802-253-2317 

Store hours 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Monday - Sunday

 

Internship

Outdoor Trip Leadership Days, Stowe, VT 

Umiak Outfitters of Stowe Vermont has opportunities for outdoor recreation students, seeking trip leading/guiding hours for outdoor programming. Umiak Outfitters has been a leader in Vermont for over 20 years, providing day and night time tours to thousands of clients. 

 

  • Assist in guiding groups of 4-14 on 30 min to 4-hour day and nighttime Snowshoe, Extreme Sledding, X-Country / Backcountry Skiing, and Boarding, and Dog Sledding adventures. 

  • Develop programming skills, trip planning, and equipment maintenance, trail building and maintenance, food preparation, emergency protocol, and more. 

  • Assist in Special Event Programs: Snowshoe, Extreme Sled, and Ski Demo's 

  • Assist in planning and facilitating custom programs. 

  • Most tours operate on evenings, weekends and holidays. 

  • Applicants are required to have or attain: Basic First Aid and CPR certifications, have a valid drivers license and have previous outdoor leadership skills. 

 


Winter/Spring Outdoor Program Management Internship, Stowe, VT. 

Umiak Outfitters of Stowe Vermont has an opening for outdoor recreation students, looking to expand their knowledge and experience in outdoor programming and leadership. Umiak Outfitters has been a leader in Vermont for over 20 years, providing day and night time tours to thousands of clients each year. Umiak is a leading adventure provider for Hiking, Snowshoeing, Backcountry Skiing, Dog Sledding and more. Guide groups of 4-14 on 30 min to 4-hour day and nighttime Snowshoe, Extreme Sledding, X-Country/ Backcountry Skiing, and Boarding, and Dog Sledding adventures. 

  • Develop programming skills, trip planning, and equipment maintenance, trail building and maintenance, food preparation, emergency protocol, and more. 

  • Assist in Special Event Programs: Snowshoe, Extreme Sled, and Ski Demo's 

  • Develop sales skills: Participate in in-store clinics as well as on floor selling of trips and retail products. 

  • Learn valuable marking tools: writing press releases, brochure, and poster advertising, resort ambassador sales. 

  • Plan and facilitate special custom programs. 

  • Learn the reservation process and systems. 

  • Help transition outfitter from winter to summer programming. 

  • Assist in the development of new paddling programs. 


Applicants are required to have or attain: Basic First Aid and CPR certifications, have a valid drivers license and have previous outdoor leadership skills. 

 

Early applications will receive first consideration. Email resume and cover letter to: paddle@umiak.com, Attn: Program Director.
Or mail to Program Director, Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, 849 South Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672. 

 

To learn more about our job and internship openings feel free to contact us. 


Umiak Outdoor Outfitters

849 S Main St, Stowe, VT 05672

802-253-2317 

Store hours 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Monday - Sunday