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Verified Pay Starts at $15 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Crystal River, Florida

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Job Description

Job Description

Pay For Shop starts at $15 per hour and varies based on experience.

Pay For Guiding starts at $50 Per trip and varies based on experience.

You will also receive a 6% commission on all tours that you book!

Explorida is seeking smiling faces to join our crew! Are you passionate about the environment with a love for teaching people about nature and wildlife? This may be the job for you!!

We are looking for a motivated, confident, friendly, customer service-oriented individual to double as a shop associate and guide. Positions will start as full-time for shop services, and as our Manatee Season approaches, will learn to cross-train as a Swim Guide.

Customer service sets us apart from the masses. STRONG PEOPLE SKILLS are a MUST! This job will require you to be prompt and reliable with a clean appearance. Must possess a clean driving record and must be able to pass a drug test. You will be required to join our drug consortium and random drug tests will be requested.


· Coachable.

· Must be a strong swimmer.

Willing to be on the water for three hours a trip, multiple trips a day.

· Strong communication skills, with the ability to clearly communicate behavioral

expectations to groups of 2 - 10 people.

· Must be able to work well under pressure with the ability to manage and control people in the water.

· Ability to pass random drug tests.

· Reliable transportation.

· Clean driving record.

· Ability to work early mornings and long days.

· Critical thinking and problem solving skills.

· Works well in a fast pace environment.

· Some heavy (50lbs) lifting required.

A successful Explorida Crew member is:

· Coachable - Willing to continuously work to be the best version of themselves.

· A Constant Learner – Willing to learn from all situations to continuously improve operations.

· Detail Oriented - The details matter, not just the big ones, but the little ones too. Not just some of the time, all of the time.

· A Team Player – Because everyone knows that teamwork makes the dream work.

At Explorida, we are dedicated to the customer experience. We calm their nerves, make them laugh, and anticipate every need. Our guests may not remember every cheesy manatee joke or fun fact we share but they will remember us. We have a passion for what we do, and its easily seen through the eyes of everyone that walks through our doors…. and keeps coming back!

Swimming with manatees is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for so many. It can be life-changing for some. Helping to create memories like this for people is a rewarding job and the manatees are pretty awesome too! If you think you have what it takes, apply now!