Paragliding and Powered Paragliding Instructor

Employment Opportunity
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: Kill Devil Hills

Kitty Hawk Kites www.kittyhawk.com, the world's largest hang gliding school, is starting a Paragliding and Powered Paragliding school. Located on the coast of North Carolina, the Outer Banks is steeped in aviation history.  The Wright Brothers flew the first airplane here in 1903, Francis Rogallo, the Father of Hang Gliding, lived here, and Kitty Hawk Kites has been "Teaching the World to Fly" since 1974.  The Outer Banks also boasts the best surfing, kite surfing and fishing on the east coast, making it a vacation destination for millions. 

We are looking for a USHPA certified* paragliding instructor and a USPPA* certified Powered Paragliding instructor to teach lessons from sand dunes and with a scooter tow system.  We need instructors who are ready to work hard, be flexible and do whatever it takes to help grow our school.

The position will be extended seasonal with potential for year round employment.

Responsibilities include:
Teaching beginner and advanced paragliding lessons
Equipment Maintenance
Help with Promotion and Marketing
Training of current staff

Expectations:
Strict adherence to safety standards
Great communication skills
Unbridled enthusiasm for flight and teaching
Team player

*We can help facilitate certification for skilled pilots


Benefits Include:

  • Bonuses and incentives 
  • End of season bonus 
  • Paid training
  • Free recreation including hang gliding, kite boarding and kayaking
  • Great discount on merchandise
  • Company sponsored cookouts and events
  • Housing priority 
  • Fun work environment and life at the beach


Contact Bruce Weaver at Bruce@kittyhawk.com, (252) 441-2426



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