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South Lake Tahoe, CA

On-Site Supervisor (Guide) | Tahoe Keys Marina
Part-Time (16-32 hours) / Seasonal (6 Months)

Job description
On-site supervisor will be responsible for both implementing and overseeing on-site activities and day-to day operations. On-site supervisor will work as a guide to facilitate activities and services and be responsible for all guide-related responsibilities and duties in addition to operational oversight. Candidates should have a background in customer service, management and emergency response procedures. This position offers scheduling flexibility, performance-based bonuses as well as gratuity. Additional benefits are available for full-time, year-round staff.

 On-site supervisor will be responsible for preparing for upcoming tours which may include transporting and setting-up boats, equipment, checking the weather conditions. As a supervisor-level guide at this location, On-site supervisor will be responsible for facilitating the arrival of guests, checking-in and outfitting participants upon arrival and ensuring they have completed liability waivers prior to participation in scheduled activity. Supervisor-level guide will be responsible for providing on-site safety lecture to all participants and will be expected to assist guests when entering and exiting the boats. Supervisor-level guide will take guests along a designated tour route while conducting and educational lecture which includes historical information, environmental facts and statistical data. Supervisor-level guide will be responsible for entertaining guests and ensuring they have the safest and most enjoyable experience. Supervisor-level guide will be responsible for break-down and clean-up as well as routine maintenance, safety checks and training. Secondary tasks include scheduling assistance, training of new guides, pre and post season maintenance and assembly.

About Clearly Tahoe
Clearly Tahoe is a full-service recreational company in the Lake Tahoe area that specializes in guided tours and rentals on both land and water. We currently feature guided tours from 7 different Lake Tahoe locations, operate 1 on-site rental concessions and 2 adventure-themed retail shops in the Tahoe basin. In addition to our popular tours in completely transparent kayaks, Clearly Tahoe also offers on-site rentals from the Sand Harbor Nevada State Park, excursions from our 46 foot tri-toon, hiking, biking and snowshoe tours during the off-season. With a team of more than 60 employees, Clearly Tahoe offers a variety of both seasonal and year-round positions, in-house training, and growth opportunities.

Work Environment
On-site supervisor will work as a tour guide to implement activities at select location with additional responsibilities and oversight. As a supervisor-level guide, on-site supervisor will primarily be scheduled to work on-site at our Tahoe Keys Marina location but may be provided shifts at other tour-sites. Maintenance and alternative work including, but not limited to; pre and post season prep, training and meetings may take place off-site at other operating locations. Employees at the Tahoe Keys Marina will mostly work independently but may be required to work within a team environment from time-to-time. Employees at this location will be required to facilitate tours and occasional on-site activities without supervision.

Shift at this location will primarily be in the late evening and start between the hours of 2:00pm and 5:00pm. Shifts may run as late as 2:00am during peak season. Shifts may range from 6-10 hours and will average 24-32 hours/week. Employees may work up to 4-days per week at this location. This position is considered part-time/seasonal and will run from May 1st through October 31st.  

On-Site Supervisor (Guide) Primary Responsibilities

  • Check weather conditions and determine operating limitations (if any) for the day.
  • Transport staff and supplies to and from operating location.
  • Set-up and break-down equipment.
  • Facilitate the arrival of pre-scheduled guests.
  • Check-in and outfit participants upon arrival.
  • Provide safety lecture and instruction.
  • Conduct scheduled tour.
  • Implement Emergency Action Plans when necessary.
  • Oversee team in fast-paced environment.
  • Assist in breaking team if necessary.
  • Conduct routine safety and maintenance checks.
  • Coordinate safety drills and trainings.
  • Communicate with other departments.
  • Help train new team members.
  • Help schedule team.
  • Regularly inspect and clean equipment.
  • Prepare for pre-post season.
  • Help assemble equipment when necessary.
  • Complete daily reports.
  • Cancel guests in the event of unfavorable conditions.
  • Submit needs list for supply orders.

Activity Supervisors should be able to;

  • Lift 50lbs.
  • Kayak and Swim
  • Drive and Operate Vehicle
  • Oversee a Team
  • Coordinate daily activities in a Fast-Paced Environment
  • Respond to Emergencies (EMT certification preferred) 

Job Types: Full-time/Part-time,  Seasonal (6 Months) 

Training Rate: $14.00/hour (Nevada)
Training Rate: $16.00/hour (California)
Starting Rate: $20.00-$22.00/hour (determined by experience and certification)


  • Performance Based Bonuses
  • Discounted Recreational Experiences
  • Shop Discounts
  • Team Activities
  • Outdoor Work Environment
  • Occasional Wildlife Sightings


  • 4×10
  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • 6 hour shift

NOTE: All shifts are in the afternoon and evening. Schedule may vary seasonally.

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Tips

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Clearly Tahoe
    2435 Venice Drive East
    South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

NOTE: Must be able to reliably commute or relocate before starting work (Required)

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be fluent in English
  • Able to lift 50lbs
  • Proficient kayaking skills
  • Able to swim 300 yards (freestyle or breaststroke)
  • Able to surface dive to 10 feet and retrieve a 10lb. object
  • Tread water for 2 minutes
  • Clean driving record
  • Boating experience
  • 2 Years customer service experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to multi-task
  • Proficient in computer systems
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to drive and park a trailer

Required License/Certification:

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • American Red Cross First Aid/CPR Certification
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
  • Paramedic License (Preferred)
  • EMT Certification (Preferred)
  • Boating License (Preferred)