Employment at Tumalo Creek

Full-Day Deschutes River Kayaking Tour

Employment at Tumalo Creek

Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe is committed to serving the community and visitors of Central Oregon in the best way we know how: to share the joy of paddling in beautiful places and help create experiences and relationships with people seeking the same. We value treating our customers with dignity and respect and do the same for our Tumalo Creek team.

All of our team members have a passion for some aspect of paddling and that’s how we continue to spread the stoke to our customers, guests and visitors. We strive to encourage moments that will leave a lasting impact and leave people with a fond memory of their time at Tumalo Creek.

As Tumalo Creek Team Members we always strive to:

  • Be positive
  • Be respectful
  • Be passionate
  • Be inspirational
  • Be a team!

Interested in Applying?

Successful hires at Tumalo Creek will contribute these qualities to our team: authentic passion for paddling; desire to be constantly improving and seeking ways to better the Company; integrity to work ethic and values; positive attitude towards growth, feedback and performance; welcoming kindness to everyone they come into contact with as a representative of Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe. Our team enjoys paddling together on the local rivers, post-work BBQ’s, and surfing in the whitewater park for fun.

We are currently offering opportunities for employment at either of our two locations in Bend and Sunriver. If this sounds like a team you want to join, see the list of available jobs below and apply for the one you think you’d thrive in!

Available Jobs


Tumalo Creek Job Application

Programs Guide Description

Rental Team Member Description

Rental Team Supervisor Description

Retail Sales Associate Description

*Note: some of these positions may be filled with returning team members who may have a priority in hiring.


Fill out an application (insert hyperlink here), attach a resume and/or cover letter, and submit to [email protected].

All returning team members must fill out a new application and submit a cover letter for the new position they are applying for in the 2019 season. Please include the position,  and year you previously worked.

Details on Seasonal Hiring Process:

Review of resumes and schedule interviews happens in March

Hiring: Mar – April

Training: one in Mid-April, one in Mid-June.

Programs Season: May- September

Rental Season: May 15th – August 31st

Retail Sales Season: June-September


When applying for a summer/seasonal position, please understand that we expect you to remain with us for the whole season. Due to the brevity of the season, we cannot accommodate extensive vacations outside of the regular scheduled days off. If you have other obligations before the end of the season, please let us know ahead of time.