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Position: Canoe Trip Outfitter
Company: Smoothwater Outfitters and Lodge

Location: Temagami, Ontario
Housing: On-site room and board are provided.
Dates: late June – labour day (students and non-students welcome to apply)

Smoothwater is a full service, professional canoe trip outfitter and lodge located on James Lake in the Temagami region or northeastern Ontario. Our outfitting centre and lodge are located on James Lake amid a healthful forest of old growth pines. We offer a friendly, collaborative and inclusive work environment with tremendous opportunities to acquire skills and experience while working closely with Smoothwater staff and a diverse clientele of outdoor enthusiasts.

Smoothwater requires an individual to work in our outfitting department.

Duties include:

  • provisioning backcountry canoe trips with food and gear
  • helping customers prepare for backcountry trips
  • providing instruction in the proper use and care of canoes and camping gear
  • routine cleaning and maintenance of canoes and gear
  • other lodge-based activities as required including general maintenance, construction, and landscaping.

It is valuable and preferred if applicants have familiarity with canoes, canoe tripping, and camping gear. Familiarity with hand and power tools is also an asset. Instruction will be provided as needed. Driver’s licence is an asset. Basic first aid and CPR training is an asset.

The wage is $16/hr for a 40 hour week. Students are welcome to apply. Start date anytime after June 20 through Labour Day (or later as available). On-site room and board are provided.

How to apply:

Please forward your resume with relevant skills, training and contact info to: . It is recommended that you visit our website,, before applying.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jun 7 2021    ID: 60159