Find a job in Maine’s outdoor industry

Maine’s outdoor industry includes entrepreneurs, gear builders, guides, advocates, stewards, designers, engineers, tinkers and thinkers — all-around awesome people who are pros at blurring the line between work and play. Join us.

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Natural Resources Council of Maine
Leadership Gifts Officer

Full time

75,000-85,000

Hybrid/Augusta, ME

Posted on May 14, 2024

The Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) is dedicated to protecting Maine’s natural resources, promoting sustainable practices, and supporting Maine’s communities. We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to join our team as a full-time Leadership Gifts Officer. The Leadership Gifts Officer will be NRCM’s sole full-time frontline...

Natural Resources Council of Maine
Accountant

Full time

53,000-63,000

Posted on May 14, 2024

The Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) is dedicated to protecting Maine's natural resources, promoting sustainable practices, and supporting Maine’s communities. We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to join our team as a full-time accountant. This position will work closely with the CFO/Director of Finance and offers...

Portland Gear Hub
Portland Gear Hub Inventory and Ordering Coordinator

Full time

Portland, Maine

Posted on May 14, 2024

About the Portland Gear Hub  The Portland Gear Hub (PGH) is a non-profit outdoor gear and bike shop powered by Ketcha Outdoors, a year-round youth outdoor education center. Our mission is to get more youth and adults outside and active by increasing equitable access to affordable, reliable gear.  We maintain...

Maine GearShare
Gear Technician

Full time, Part time

$18-$20/Hour, plus access to gear library inventory and repair shop for personal use

Brunswick, Maine

Posted on May 07, 2024

The Gear Technician is responsible for staffing day-to-day operations of the Maine GearShare Library and completing a significant amount of gear repairs. We are looking for a team member who is dedicated to Maine GearShare’s mission, takes pride in their work, and is ready to take on big and small...

Marin Skincare
Head of Content & Social

Full time

Posted on Apr 30, 2024

About the job Head of Content & Social at Marin Full-Time & Fractional Opportunities Available Hybrid On-Site & Remote About Marin Skincare Marin is a Portland, Maine-based skincare brand creating transformative, Glycoprotein-powered essentials for dry, damaged skin. Founded by two Bioengineers who ‘scratched our own itch’, we discovered the next...

Planning and Research Associate I – Maine Dept. of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry

Full time

Posted on Apr 30, 2024

Are you looking to improve Maine’s outdoor recreation experience? The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry is looking for a highly organized individual who can support the planning, research, and development of the State of Maine’s trail system. This is a full-time, limited period position. BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: This position...

Portland Gear Hub
Director of the Portland Gear Hub

Full time

$58,000- $63,000

Portland, Maine

Posted on Apr 30, 2024

Position Title: Director of the Portland Gear Hub Reports To: Executive Director Location: Portland, Maine Job Type: Full Time, 40 hours per week  Ketcha Outdoors is seeking a bicycle visionary, and passionate leader with outstanding organizational, management, and community building skills to become the Director of the Portland Gear Hub....

Acadia Mountain Guides
MANAGER OF RETAIL OPERATIONS, ECOMMERCE MARKETING AND INVENTORY

Full time

Salary of $50,000.00 - $55,000.00 subject to increases based on experience.

Bangor, ME

Posted on Apr 18, 2024

Acadia Mountain Guides, operating as Alpenglow Adventure Sports, is seeking a proactive and detail-oriented Manager of Retail Operations, Ecommerce Marketing, and Inventory Management. This career-level position offers the opportunity to oversee various aspects of Acadia Mountain Guides Inc. and Alpenglow Adventure Sports, requiring an entrepreneurial mindset and a commitment to...

Hostel of Maine
Innkeeper/Manager

Full time, Housing available

$850/week

Carrabassett Valley, Maine

Posted on Apr 18, 2024

Boutique outdoor adventure Hostel seeks an empathic, detailed, flexible Innkeeper/Manager. Salary and housing provided. In 2018 we started Hostel of Maine to accomplish two things; to increase access to the outdoors, and to provide a safe and comfortable place for people to recharge and connect. HoME (Hostel of Maine) is...

Mahoosuc Guide Service
Summer Outdoor Guide Apprenticeship

Full time, Seasonal

Room and partial board and cost of living stipend

Western mountains of Maine in Newry

Posted on Apr 18, 2024

We are looking for a couple individuals who would like to work with us this spring/summer/fall guiding our traditional canoe trips in Maine and beyond. We have been in business for 34 years and are year round full time guides. In the winter we guide dog sledding trips and have...

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“THE NUMBER ONE REASON TO LIVE IN MAINE IS THE OUTSTANDING QUALITY OF LIFE. IT’S HARD TO BEAT IF YOU LOVE THE OUTDOORS, BEING ACTIVE AND HAVING FOUR SEASONS.”

-Bill Yeo, Retail Manager of L.L.Bean’s Outdoor Discovery School

TYPES OF CAREERS

PRODUCT DESIGN + DEVELOPMENT

Maine’s outdoor heritage and culture of innovation has spawned dozens of outdoor equipment and apparel manufacturers with jobs available in production, stitching, design, and engineering.

MARKETING + SALES

Marketing and sales roles promoting outdoor gear and experiences are the most in-demand jobs in Maine’s outdoor industry according to a recent MOB member survey.

GUIDING + OUTFITTING

Prefer to be closer to the action? Maine is home to hundreds of guiding companies, organizations, and entrepreneurs that lead recreation trips and teach outdoor skills.

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industry with MOB members:

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LL Bean
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Northeast Whitewater
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Sterling
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Sea Bags Inc
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Salt Pump Climbing Co
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Northern Outdoors
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Maine Kayak
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Hyperlite Mountain Gear Inc
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Marina Holdings
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Avid 4 Adventure
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Acadia Mountain Guides
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The Chewonki Foundation
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Appalachian Mountain Club
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Featured Educational Partner

Are you looking for something that combines your passion for the great outdoors with a valuable skill set that’ll allow you to manage — or start your own — four-season outdoor recreation-related businesses?

The University of Maine Farmington Outdoor Recreation Business Administration (ORBA) Program is one of the only undergraduate outdoor recreation business focused programs in the country. Graduates work for companies like L.L.Bean, Old Town Canoe, Hyperlite Mountain Gear, Garmin, Sugarloaf Mountain, and more.

ORBA is an innovative academic program with a broad four-season focus and an emphasis on business, with substantial coursework in outdoor recreation — including areas like snow sports, the river industry, adventure sports, hiking and camping, golf, and inland fishing. Check Out The ORBA Program

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