Jobs At CKS

CKS is located in sunny and beautiful Buena Vista CO (tag line 8,000 feet above average), on the banks of the Arkansas River. Chaffee County is home of the highest concentration of 14,000 ft. mountains in the Continental USA. That means there's incredible back country access, and plenty of snowpack to keep our streams and lakes healthy. Besides just living and working in one of the most premiere river communities in the world, Colorado Kayak Supply also strives to offer a quality of life,and employment benefits that are directly comparable with urban careers. If you've been dreaming of working in the outdoor adventure sports industry, and want to learn some cool new skills (including getting REALLY good at paddling), send us your resume, or apply for one of the jobs listed below.  Please e mail any and all inquiries to

Some CKS perks you can qualify for with full time year round employment include:

• Wholesale pricing (or better) on outdoor sporting gear

• A fun and energetic work environment that allows for a lot of professional and personal growth.

• Free access to the CKS Gear Locker (boats, boards, paddles, PFD's and any paddling gear you can think of!)

• Use of company vehicle (49cc moped )

• Staff summer trips and staff dinners

• World class paddling (class I-V) just minutes away

• 1/4 mile away from The Buena Vista River Park (the largest whitewater park in the state)

• Community food and beer fridge

• Ping pong and basketball on site

• Free yoga (twice a week)

• Discounted gym memberships

• Lunchtime paddling, mountain/road biking, running and hiking

• Competitive pay

• IRA retirement program (for those that qualify)

• Paid vacation days (for those that qualify)