Join the eNRG Kayaking Team

Employment Opportunities


Join the eNRG Kayaking family for the 2021 season!  eNRG Kayaking is minutes from Portland OR, located in Oregon City, the end of the Oregon Trail.  Enjoy time on the Willamette, Clackamas, Santiam rivers while gaining experience and knowledge in paddlesports.

Competitive Pay + Tips

The river is your office. Our flexible scheduling allows for part time and full time work. eNRG Kayaking invests in you as much as you are willing to invest in us, giving you the opportunity to rise to the occasion within the paddling community.

Certification Support

Working for eNRG Kayaking is a great opportunity for paddling enthusiasts or those who want to learn more. So whether you want to learn how to paddle, how to teach, or become swift water rescue certified we will connect you with the opportunity to learn.

Equipment Usage

eNRG has a fleet of kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, canoes, paddles, PFDs, and rescue equipment. We look to buy, sell, and trade new and used gear at a discounted rate to ensure our instructors are set up for what they want personally. We will help you find the gear you need.

Staff Roles

Join the Family

  • eNRG Kayaking Lead guide can expect to spend most of the season on the water. Job duties include guiding Historic Tours, leading youth camps, instructing kayaking along with helping out events such as Music on the Water and Full Moon Paddle. A strong candidate will have:
  • Experience with flatwater and whitewater kayaking/rafting
  • Work well with youth
  • Be a responsible river leader
  • First Aid and CPR required (Prefer WAFA or Wilderness EMT)
  • Prefer ACA Certification, eNRG Kayaking can help you gain certification.
  • This position will split time between the river and working our rental shop. The candidate will lead Historic Tours, work with youth programs, help in the shop with our kayak and paddleboard rentals. They will also help with Full Moon Paddle, Music on the Water evening programs, or Piyo and Paddle morning workout.
  • Experience with flatwater kayaking and or paddleboarding (Whitewater experience is a plus)
  • Work well with youth
  • First Aid and CPR required (Prefer WAFA or Wilderness EMT)
  • Working towards ACA Certification, eNRG Kayaking can help you gain certification.
  • This position will spend most of their time working at the Oregon City shop, answering phones, making reservations, helping with the kayak and paddleboard rentals. There are opportunities for additional training to take on guide work, but the main focus is shop based.
  • Strong people and communication skills
  • Attentive to work responsibilities, willing to cheerfully contribute during busy times
  • Accepts supervision well

Reach out to us

Application Form

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The meetup location is at our Oregon City shop (Clackamette Drive, Oregon City OR 97045) right below the beautiful Willamette Falls!

Fun for all ages

We do offer tandem kayaks for a child to partner with an adult. Call eNRG Kayaking for accomodations regarding age, dependent on prior experiences.