Employment at the
North Shore Adventure Park
Live and work on Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior!
Our mission is to provide the highest quality and safest experience possible to our guests and to give our employees an environment where they can learn, grow, and enhance their skills.
"I'm on the Air Team. It's like a lifeguard in the air. It's very, very cool."
Ground Team Monitor
Air Team Monitor
Axe Throwing Coach
Athletic ability or interest in climbing is NOT a prerequisite for working at the North Shore Adventure Park. We will place you depending on your interests, skills, and abilities.
Beginners to more experienced applicants are all welcome!
“We are immersed in the full customer experience. Anyone who wants to learn more about the customer experience could get a lot from this job.”
Our team is confident and capable in all aspects of their roles before interacting with guests.
Training includes safety protocols, the use of our systems, CPR and First Aid certification, and more. Prior high-ropes or zipline experience is not required but can be a benefit.
Most positions are cross-trained so employees serve in several roles. Applicants should be:
Dedicated to customer service
Enjoy working on a team
Confident in coaching and teaching
Like to work with people of all ages and backgrounds
Able to lift up to 35 lbs
Available to work on weekends
"I feel that I am rewarded when I take on new challenges and learn new skills."
Employee housing is available within walking distance to the North Shore Adventure Park. The single-family houses are located in Silver Bay, MN and have bedrooms, bathrooms, a full kitchen, and a living area.
The homes offer a shared living experience with other Adventure Park employees. We host couples in one room, and same-gender singles in double rooms. Monthly rent is about $495, including utilities.
Walk to work and to conveniences such as the grocery store, restaurants, post office, coffee shop, library, hiking and biking trails, and more.
“The work is dynamic with lots of variety! It is fun to meet people from all over the world.”
Employment & Compensation
Most positions require applicants to be 16 years or older. Air team members must be at least 18.
We offer competitive compensation and employee perks. Wages start at $14/hr, up to $20/hr based on experience. Employees may earn raises and bonuses based on performance.
We are open Mid-May through late October. Employment options include working for the entire season, or just a portion. The high season is July-Labor Day. From September - October we are only open on weekends. We value employees who can stay with us the entire season, and pay a bonus to those that do.
Employees are expected to work on weekends since that is when we are the busiest.
Ability or interest in climbing is NOT a prerequisite for working at the Adventure Park. All jobs are outdoors and we work in all kinds of weather, typically on our feet and moving.
Other perks include:
Free climbing at the park for friends and family
low cost of living
housing within walking distance
World-class and low-cost recreational options are nearby (kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, road biking, Lake Superior strolling, waterfall watching, and more. See below for details.
Join our team!
"I love being on Lake Superior and exploring the local trails and activities."
Employee kayaking trip to nearby Black Beach and Palisade Head on Lake Superior.
Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior
Location + Lifestyle
The North Shore Adventure Park is located in Silver Bay, Minnesota. We're in the heart of outdoor adventure on Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior! The popular destination is famous for outstanding outdoor recreation, incredible natural beauty, remote treasures, and a relaxed pace.
Near the park you will enjoy Black Beach Park on Lake Superior, the Gitchi-Gami State Trail for walking and biking, waterfalls and State Parks, lighthouses, amazing ledgerock shoreline, the Superior Hiking Trail and much more.
In the small town of Silver Bay, Minnesota, you can walk to work and to conveniences such as the grocery store, restaurants, coffee shop, library, banks, stores, post office, and hiking and biking trails. We are just 1 hour from Duluth, one of Minnesota's largest cities and a popular visitor destination.
See the info on our employee housing.
Resources to learn more about the North Shore, MN
All positions are required to work primarily outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.