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Water Taxi Operator

Algonquin Outfitters

This is a Full-time position in Whitney, ON posted January 10, 2019.

Algonquin Outfitters Opeongo Store is looking to fill positions in our water taxi department. The water taxi position is for people who enjoy being on the water and like exciting high energy jobs. As a taxi-driver, you will transport passengers to their desired location on the lake as well as load and unload their gear and canoes, while keeping to a schedule. Drivers must be responsible and will work under minimal supervision. All drivers are also required to perform other duties and will be trained in canoe rentals. Accommodations are available on site.


  • Contribute to our excellent customer service standard.
  • Load and unload taxi boats. Able to lift 50lbs.
  • Safely taxi customers to a portage or campsite in all weather conditions.
  • Offer advice and answer questions about Algonquin Park and Lake Opeongo.
  • Clean boats daily and ensure all safety equipment is onboard.
  • Assist in canoe rentals from the store when not driving taxis.
  • Accurately complete all paperwork related to rentals and water taxis.
  • Manage time and tasks without supervision.
  • Assist with store opening and closing procedures.

Hiring Notes

  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays.
  • This position reports to Austin Bonvevere, Opeongo Store Manager.
  • This is a seasonal position from late April until late October.

  • Standard First Aid
  • Pleasure Craft Operators Card (not required if you possess SVOP certificate)
  • Boating experience an asset
  • SVOP Certification an asset
  • Knowledge and passion for the outdoors
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent people skills
  • Must be able to operate a vessel in poor weather conditions.

Skills Required

  • Education level: None
  • Work experience (years): None


Salary: N/D