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Watercraft Repair

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Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, South Main Street, Stowe, VT, USA

Job description

If you love the outdoors and have a knack for boat repairs, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, Vermont's top paddle sport retailer, is seeking a seasonal employee to join our dynamic team in Stowe, VT. This role requires attention to detail, technical expertise, and a passion for outdoor sports and water activities. Join our team and help ensure that every customer has a safe and enjoyable paddling experience on the water!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist senior staff with boat repairs and outfitting

  • Diagnose, prescribe, and set a plan of action for repairs

  • Work on rudders, skegs, skid plates, rigging, and bodywork

  • Help come up with cost estimates for parts and repairs

Work Hours & Benefits This position is 9-6 but varies on time of year and holidays. This position typically runs from mid-May to late September/October. An ideal candidate would be available for the extent of that time frame.


  • Outdoor industry pro deals and in-store discounts

  • Access to ACA Certification Courses

  • Personal use of rental equipment

  • Industry Clinics

Staff Requirements / Skills:

  • Strong verbal communication skills

  • Professionalism

  • Customer Focus

  • Organization

  • Works well under pressure

  • Access to a reliable vehicle

  • Must be able to lift and carry 65lbs by yourself

  • Computer skills

  • Strong knowledge or experience of canoes, kayaks, and SUP’s

About Umiak Outdoor Outfitters

Umiak Outdoor Outfitters is Vermont's year-round top outdoor adventure destination offering a full-service shop with retail sales, safety instruction, tours, rentals, and custom programs.

Our retail stores stock over 100 models of kayaks, canoes, and stand-up paddleboards from the world's top manufacturers. Our quality equipment and expert guidance enhance experiences on the water.

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