Opti Instructor - Housing Available- Excellent Pay

Stamford Yacht Club
97 Ocean Drive West
Stamford, CT 06902
United States

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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
Stamford Yacht Club is currently seeking talented, dedicated, unique and hard-working individuals to work in our junior program for the coming 2018 summer season. SYC is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the positions of Junior Sailing Instructor for beginner Optimist, and Race Coach for Laser.

Stamford Yacht Club has a rich sailing tradition and an active Junior sailing program of approximately 100 children ranging from 6 to 17 years old. Our Opti, 420 and Laser teams compete throughout Long Island sound and New England. We are debuting a recreational program for intermediate and advanced sailors using Hobie Waves, RS Fevas, and Ideal 18s. We have a well-maintained fleet of 12 inflatable RIBs and Boston Whalers.

Compensation and Benefits:
Compensation is competitive and based on experience, certifications and prior work history; Housing on site can be provided for the right candidate; Lunch is provided; End of season performance bonus; Private lesson opportunities.

Dates of employment: June 18th – August 17th 2018

Contact: Please email your resume and cover letter to: sailingdirector@stamfordyc.com
Job Requirements
Job Requirements include a passion for all kinds of sailing; a concern for safety and respect for the water; a maturity and professionalism to work with fellow instructors, staff, parents and sailors of all ages; an ability to communicate with sailors, their parents, supervisors and club management.

US Sailing Level 1 or international equivalent required. Safe power boat handling skills. CT Safe Boating License (course will be offered in the spring) ; First Aid and CPR certifications required by US Sailing; First-year instructors intending to complete Level 1 and Safe Powerboat Handling certification prior to June 2018 will be considered.
Employer Contact Information
Stamford Yacht Club
Alec Weatherseed
97 Ocean Drive West
Stamford CT 06902
United States
Stamford Yacht Club Alec Weatherseed

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