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 gives you the opportunity to rise to the occasion within the paddling community. Pay is between $11 - $19 + Tips depending on your position.

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

  • Will work with youth camp programs, and can expect to spend most of their time on the water working with “COVID stable” Youth groups.
  • This position will have strong paddling and communication skills, will help instruct courses on whitewater (for those qualified), guide moving water/ WW raft trips, lead youth camps.
  • This position will work mostly with our flatwater programs, and help in the shop with our rentals program, and may assist with youth programs.
  • These folks will work mostly with rentals operations, phones, and reservations.
  • This position will help us run shuttle, drive van/truck and trailers to assist getting programs on and off the water.
  • This position is available for someone (or couple) with a strong class II-III whitewater kayaking and rafting background. This position is based in Mill City Oregon on the N. Santiam river.
  • This position is located in Oregon City and applicants should be familiar with digital photography workflow, and comfortable paddling on flatwater water.
  • Are available to youth under 18 years of age (have at least 3 references) and want to develop your outdoor leadership skills, we have a Jr. and Sr. internship opportunities.

Reach out to us

Application Form

Fill out the form above to apply for a job at eNRG Kayaking


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.