Nestled in the mountains of Park City, UT. lies the Jordanelle Reservoir. Here the Park City Sailing Association hosts thriving membership, shared access, learn to sail, and race programs. The PCSA Junior Sailing Program is one of the most active and rapidly growing components to the organization and requires experienced as well as up and coming instructors. Park City Sailing teaches kids ranging in age from 7 to 17 utilizing a fleet of 10 brand new RS Terras, Optis, 420s, and keelboats. The Jr. Program runs on weekdays for 10 weeks (June - August), and allows for a fun, exciting summer sport lifestyle in a ski town. Adult lesson run from June through September. Like biking and sailing, climbing, hiking?? You're in heaven in Park City!! If you like racing, PCSA has a strong yet inclusive Laser fleet as well as a fleet of Elliott 6Ms. Boats and crew positions available! Excellent housing options available. Check out sailpc.org
• Be certified as a US SAILING Instructor (min. Level I Small Boat Sailing Instructor), or have comparable certification. Maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications.
• Arrive and be ready to begin work at the scheduled time, dressed in appropriate attire
• Work weeks are approximately 40 hours a week and may include some evening or weekend shifts (mornings, afternoons, evenings) to support sailing lessons for children, adults & special user groups along with racing programs.
• Instructors will demonstrate a commitment to working as a team, and be supportive of the efforts of their fellow instructors.
• Be an appropriate role model for the students and volunteer apprentice instructors. Encourage the highest levels of sportsmanship and behavior. Generate enthusiasm and commitment to learning, while maintaining a commitment to Park City Sailing’s program objectives: safety, fun and learning.
• Follow the course curriculum as designed. Instructors are responsible for developing the daily lesson plans for their respective classes. It is expected that Instructors will make full and constructive use of the time scheduled for classes, and show creativity and excitement with their classes to the best of their ability.
• Instructors are responsible for all landside and on-the-water aspects of the conduct of their classes. This includes assisting students with the preparation and launching of their sailboats, reviewing and insuring that rigging is done correctly, and that the boat(s) are in safe, working condition.
• Instructors are responsible for insuring that the safety boat(s) that they will be using for class has the necessary and required safety and teaching equipment, before going out on the water.
• At the end of the day, Instructors are responsible for making sure that all boats, both safety and sail, are properly secured and put away, and that any extraneous equipment or materials (including trash) have been removed.
• Instructors are responsible for reporting accidents/illness, both minor and serious, to the Head Instructor and parent/guardian, and for making the appropriate notes in the Injury Log
• Instructors are responsible for reporting any problems with the condition of any boat (safety or sail) used in the program to the Head Instructor, and logging them in the Maintenance Log. Instructors are expected to take care of minor repairs as needed (i.e. replacing frayed lines, broken shackles or cleats and ring dings, etc.). Repairs or maintenance of a more serious nature (i.e. hull damage, ripped sails, etc.) will be handled by the Operations team.
• The Head Instructors and Instructors will meet at the end of each day to review the day, discuss pertinent issues, and plan and prepare for the next day. Once each week, the Youth Staff will meet with the Program Director. Instructors are expected to be open and honest in their communication with students, parents, instructors and staff alike.
Employer Contact Information
Park City Sailing Association
P.O. Box 981236