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Employment

Nor’Banks Sailing and Watersports is now hiring for the 2020 season!

We are looking for friendly and reliable team members in the following roles from May through September:

Jobs on the Water:

Tubing, Wakeboarding and Waterskiing Boat Captain

We are looking for a captain with at an USCG OUPV (six-pack) license or higher to run our tubing, wakeboarding and waterskiing boats. Captains take private groups of up to six passengers on 1-3 hour watersports excursions, teach wakeboarding and waterskiing and pull a 3-4 person tube.

This is a seasonal position from May or June to August or September with potential for excellent tips and professional advancement. Starting pay is $13 per hour with potential for over $300 per day in gratuity on a busy day.

Candidates must be friendly, fun and outgoing as this job requires constant customer interaction. Experience with wakeboarding and waterskiing is ideal. We will train candidates familiar with these activities to teach beginner lessons.

Parasail Mate

This is a perfect summer job for a charismatic individual who loves to work outside and work closely with people.

The parasailing mate works with the captain aboard the parasail boat inflating and deflating parachutes, helping customers with safety gear, giving instruction, taking photos and entertaining our guests.

We will train the right candidate, however prior experience with parasailing, boating, customer service and/or photography is a plus.

This is a physical job and candidates must be able to handle long days on a boat and in the sun. As with any crew position, parasail mates have to be drug tested.

This is an excellent opportunity for any individual interested in a potential career on the water. We will provide training, sign off on sea-time and even pay for the right candidate to get his or her captain’s license.

Compensation starts at $10 per hour plus tips and commissions on photo and video sales. Higher pay available for experienced mates.

Sailing Instructors

We are looking for sailing instructors and sailing rental staff to help with daily lessons and sailboat rentals on Hobie Getaways, Hobie Waves and Flying Scots.

Excellent communication skills, a positive attitude and sailing experience are essential. Previous experience teaching and sailing or instruction certification are preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidates.

This position will involve rigging, maintenance, customer rental orientations and private instruction among other duties.

Starting pay is $10-12 per hour plus tips, depending on sailing experience. There is potential for higher pay for candidates with instructor certifications and/or management potential.

Full time and part time candidates will be considered.

Rental Staff

Rental staff assist in daily boat maintenance as well as customer safety and instruction and must be comfortable with physical work on the beach and in the water. Staff will assist with WaveRunner, kayak, SUP, motor boat and sailboat rentals and maintenance.

All applicants must be reliable and possess excellent communication skills.

Prior experience in customer service, life-guarding or boating is helpful, but not required. The best applicants are quick learners with a positive attitude as we pride ourselves on friendly and respectful service.

Perks include use of kayaks, WaveRunners, sailboats, motorboats, surfboards and parasailing as well as access to various watersports instruction such as sailing and wakeboarding.

Starting pay is $9-$11 per hour plus tips with additional pay based on experience. Pier Supervisor and Manager positions with increased pay and responsibility may be available for exceptional and highly experienced candidates.

 

How To Apply:

If you wish to be considered, please email us at info@norbanks.com with the following:

– Position(s) for which you would like to be considered.

– Contact information.

– Available start and end dates.

– A brief introduction or cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your related experience.

– Indicate whether you have local housing and transportation in or near Duck, NC.

– A resume or detailed list of professional experience.

Important: We receive a high volume of applicants and will only consider polite and professional responses that include all the information requested above. Please Review your response carefully before submitting!

Thank you!

 

Jobs in our Retail/Reservation Center:

We are searching for staff for our new expanded Retail and Reservation Center in Duck. The office staff is the customer relations front for our activities, rental and retail operation and will work in the brand new new open-air retail and reservation center at our beautiful location on the sound in Duck. All of our staff have access to WaveRunners, sailboats, parasailing, kayaking, S.U.P.s, motorboats, tubing, wakeboarding and water skiing as well as various watersports instruction!

Great people skills both on the phone and in person are a must for our office staff. We are a high volume business and we are looking for candidates with excellent organizational skills to help keep us running efficiently. Candidates must be able to remain friendly, professional and detail oriented while dealing quickly and efficiently with a high volume of customers. Enthusiasm and a positive attitude are essential to your success in this position as well as technically literacy to adapt quickly to our cloud-based reservation and POS system.

Office/Retail Manager

The best candidates will have retail management, sales, staging and/or purchasing experience. We are looking for someone to take a major role in shaping and helping us grow into our large new retail space.

The retail manager will also assist as a supervisor or manager in the reservation center depending on experience. The position requires excellent multitasking, communication and problem solving skills. The manager is a direct supervisor of the office staff and coordinates reservations, schedules, sales and monetary transactions. The office is the epicenter of our business where we sell activities and rentals, greet and sign-in customers.

Salary will be hourly plus commission on sales. Exact rate is negotiable and will be commensurate with ability and experience. This position is seasonal, from May through September. There is room for advancement and additional pay for excellent candidates that are willing and able to take on more responsibility.

Office/Marketing Manager

We have an opening for office/marketing/retail manager at our waterfront retail and reservation center. Duties will include managing a small office staff and day to day operations, retail sales and opening/closing the shop. Technical literacy is a must, as we use several cloud-based systems.

A background in business admin, retail buying or staging and/or marketing is desired, but we are willing to consider a wide variety of experience.

Reservationist/Retail Associate

Reservation and retail staff take reservations, create rental schedules and handle monetary transactions as they greet and sign-in customers in for various watersports activities. Great people skills both on the phone and in person are a must. We’re a high volume business and we are looking for someone with excellent organizational skills that can help maintain a fun and positive atmosphere and keep things running smoothly.

A wide variety of experience is acceptable as long as you can remain friendly, professional and detail oriented while dealing quickly and efficiently with a high volume of customers. Enthusiasm and a positive attitude are essential to your success in this position.

Pay will be $12-14 per hour, depending on experience, plus tips and sales commission. Advancement and additional pay is available for excellent candidates that are willing and able to take on more responsibility.

How To Apply:

If you wish to be considered, please email us at info@norbanks.com with the following:

– Position(s) for which you would like to be considered.

– Contact information.

– Available start and end dates.

– A brief introduction or cover letter explaining your interest in the position and your related experience.

-Indicate whether you have local housing and transportation in or near Duck, NC.

-A resume or detailed list of professional experience.

Important: We receive a high volume of applicants and will only consider polite and professional responses that include all the information requested above. Please review your response carefully before submitting!

Thank you!

NOR’ BANKS SAILING & WATERSPORTS
1314 Duck Road Duck, NC 27949
252-261-2900 (Watersports Info)
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