Sailing Club Manager/ Sailing School Support Staff

Black Rock Sailing School
8 13th St
Charlestown, MA 02129
United States

Sailing Management
Job Start Date
Job End Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
From $13.00 To $22.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Part Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description
Core duties include but are not limited to daily vessel safety checks at our two Boston locations- commuting to and from on water on our RHIB, rotating boats through a weekly cleaning schedule, assisting instructors with prepping training fleet before classes, greeting club members and helping them off and back onto the docks, assisting the club manager with online scheduling of boats and members, manning the office and docks while instructors are out teaching, assisting with basic maintenance projects on the fleet.

Qualified and experienced applicants may help with or be in charge of delivering/moving various vessels in our fleet between the different New England locations, instruct/coach our non-ASA sailing classes, be asked to join the full time instructors/ captains on yacht deliveries and more!

Applicants who are available in early April will help with boat/fleet prep and spring commissioning and then decommissioning in the fall- giving them hiring priority and higher pay.

This position is a great fit for someone who is self motivated and can accomplish what needs to be done without being micro managed and watched over constantly. It requires being outside in the sun and on the docks for the majority of the day. Attention to detail, good communication, and team spirit are musts for this job.
Job Requirements
- Sailing experience
- 1 personal character reference and 1 former employer reference
- Resume or CV
- CPR/ First Aid training and certification a plus
- Reliable transportation
- ASA or US Sailing instructor certifications not required but a major plus- this would increase hourly rate
- USCG license not required but a major plus- this would increase hourly rate significantly
- In-person interview with manager
Employer Contact Information
Black Rock Sailing School
Paul Sullivan
3 Bessom St. #327
Marblehead MA 01945
United States
As a student at Black Rock Sailing School in Boston Harbor, you will receive world class sailing instruction on the best training boats available and receive internationally recognized ASA certifications upon successful course completion. Our sailing club allows members to enjoy Boston Harbor aboard the youngest fleet in Boston. We specialize in training our students at the highest level; whether they dream of bareboat chartering a yacht in exotic locations around the world, or wish to simply explore their local cruising grounds.


Established in 2008.

Black Rock Sailing School was founded to fill a void in local sailing education and offer the most advanced sailing training aboard modern vessels with only professional adult instructors. Black Rock specializes in daysailing, coastal cruising, navigation, and bareboat charter certification. Since opening it's doors in 2008, Black Rock has been the only school in New England to be awarded ASA Outstanding School of the Year 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, & 2012 (every year that the award was given). The owners, Brenton Lochridge and Paul Sullivan, as well as one of our part time summer instructors, have also been awarded ASA Outstanding Instructor of the Year 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. (The ASA has not issued the 2017 award yet).

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