Beach Jobs and Surf Instructors

AQUA SURF Santa Monica, CA
  • $14.25 - $35.00 Hourly
    + Tips
    + Bonuses
    + Commission
  • Part Time / Full Time
  • Employer Unlikely to Respond

Aloha Applicant:

Aqua Surf is now hiring camp counselors, surfers, and teachers for our spring and summer programs.

Locations: Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach

We are looking for Responsible, Hard-Working and FUN people to join our team.

Positions Available

  • Camp Counselors (Santa Monica and Redondo)
  • Surf Instructors  (All Locations)
  • Camp Manager (Location TBD)

Before you paddle out and go for this wave make sure

  • You LOVE the beach
  • You are patient, but also energetic
  • You have a flexible schedule
  • You stay calm during high-pressure situations and can problem-solve/prioritize quickly
  • You are reliable and keep your commitments
  • You genuinely wish to teach

You’re gnarly, and we're stoked if

  • You hold safety certifications (e.g. Lifeguard or EMT)
  • You have a great sense of humor and like to be social
  • You think kids are rad
  • You are a positive and healthy role model


  • Hourly wage ranging $14.25 - $35 an hour (depends on your experience and certifications)
  • Instructors also generally receive gratuity
  • Commission structure for corporate referrals
  • Bonuses vary from $10 - $50 for multiple participants, and $50-$500 for achieving performance goals/milestones
  • Opportunities for occasional TV/Film gigs

We invite you to join Aqua Surf crew and family!

Aqua Surf is a multifaceted brand, pioneering in surf education, youth programs and corporate team-building.  Our company culture naturally cultivates opportunities to learn and teach valuable life lessons, which fosters growth and development (both professionally and personally). 

By giving back and working with outside charities and internally supporting/mentoring our community we produce a ripple effect of positive change.

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