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Employment Opportunities in Tofino

Do you live and breath surfing? Are you looking to make a rewarding career out of it, not just score a summer job? Here at Pacific Surf School we are always looking for motivated, creative individuals to join our team. 

If you are interested in working with us for our 2019 season, please email us a resume and a little bit about yourself and your plans for coming to Tofino. Please email all resumes to jobs@pacificsurfschool.com. 

NOW HIRING - Operations Manager 

We’re looking for an operations manager to join our management team! The position is full time, year round, and we are looking for someone to start as soon as possible. The operations manager works directly with and for the General Manager, and alongside one other operations manager. Compensation package is competitive and on a salary basis. Further details will be discussed upon interview with applicants. 

Requirements:

Skills and/or training that the operations manager must exhibit include but are not limited to:

  • Experience/training in business, finance, or a related field (e.g. Bachelor of Commerce or Tourism, management experience, etc.)
  • Proven leadership skills and ability to lead and manager a team of 5-30 people
  • Ability to problem solve and make sound decisions that encourage company growth
  • Strong verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Display strong attention to detail
  • Computer skills and knowledge working with basic programs
  • Basic surf knowledge and skill is an asset

A passion for the outdoors and surf community is an asset.

Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the operations manager are broad, and includes knowing many different parts of the business. The following is a list of some of the things you will be responsible for. In depth discussion into how this translates into your day to day activities will take place during interviews.

  • Managing of all daily operations
  • Human Resources & Labour (managing a team and labour goals for a staff of up to 35 people)
  • Financial & Strategic Goal Setting (in conjunction with the GM)
  • Group Bookings & Contact
  • Department Development (both in our photography, lesson, rental, and retail departments)
  • Leadership & Personal Development
  • Social Responsibility

We are looking to hire someone to focus more on the office and administration side of the job. Background or strong proven skills in human resources, office administration tasks, organization, and communication are of high priority. Previous management experience is an asset, but not requirement.

Along with the duties of the operations manager, there is room in the company to grow within a few other divisions. This includes but is not limited to retail development, surf camps, and social media/marketing. Movement into other positions/responsibilities will be applicant dependent.

Apply by: We will be conducting interviews on a rolling schedule as applicants apply. Position is to start as soon as possible. If the post is still up, the position is still available.

To apply please send resume and cover letter to jobs@pacificsurfschool.com.

NOW HIRING - Surf Instructors

          Successful applicants will have/be: 

  • Valid CPR-C, Bronze Cross & Life Saving (not compulsory as we can help arrange certification) 
  • 2 or more years of personal surfing experience
  • Previous experience in recreation/outdoors
  • Punctual and well organized
  • Friendly, outgoing and able to deliver exceptional customer service to our guests

To apply please send resume and cover letter to jobs@pacificsurfschool.com.

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We are always looking for motivated individuals who are the right fit to join our family. Although we are not specifically hiring for the following jobs, you are always welcome to send a resume along. Things can always change quickly! 

Photographers

          Successful applicants will have/be:

  • 2 or more years shooting photography
  • Punctual and well organized
  • Friendly, outgoing and able to deliver exceptional customer service to our guests
  • Cash handling experience 
  • Impeccable communication skills 
  • Able to work in a fast paced team environment 

Customer Service Representatives

          Successful applicants will have/be:

  • Punctual and well organized
  • Friendly, outgoing and able to deliver exceptional customer service to our guests
  • Cash handling experience 
  • Impeccable communication skills 
  • Computer skills
  • Able to work in a fast paced team environment 

    SUP Instructors (flat water) 

              Successful applicants will have/be:

    • Valid CPR-C, Bronze Cross & Life Saving (not compulsory as we can help arrange certification) 
    • 2 or more years of personal paddling/open water experience
    • Previous experience in recreation/outdoors
    • Punctual and well organized
    • Friendly, outgoing and able to deliver exceptional customer service to our guests
    • Able to work unsupervised

      Rental Technicians

                Successful applicants will have/be:

      • Punctual and well organized
      • Friendly, outgoing and able to deliver exceptional customer service to our guests
      • Cash handling experience 
      • Impeccable communication skills 
      • Able to work in a fast paced team environment 
      • Surf board, paddle board, and wetsuit knowledge

        For information on any of these postions or how to apply please contact us at:  jobs@pacificsurfschool.com