Stamford Yacht Club is hiring! Jr Sailing Instructors

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

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Application Closing Date
Experience Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Some Travel

Job Description
Stamford Yacht Club is currently seeking talented, dedicated, unique and hard-working individuals to work in our junior program for the 2019 summer season.
SYC is accepting applications for the following positions:
-Beginner/ Intermediate Opti Instructor
-Opti Race Coach
-Beginner/Intermediate Double-handed Instructor (Feva/420)
-Club 420 Race Coach
-Recreational sailing coach
-Laser Race Coach
-Head Instructor

Stamford Yacht Club has a rich sailing tradition and an active Junior sailing program of approximately 85 children ranging from 6 to 17 years old. Our Opti, 420, and Laser teams compete throughout Long Island Sound and New England. We also offer 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; Potential end-of-season performance bonus; Private lesson opportunities.

Dates of employment: Nine weeks beginning June 17th (TBD, based on JSA calendar). End date is flexible depending on position and when you need to return to school.

Contact: Please email your resume and cover letter to:

Please read the Sail 1 Design Resume guide here before submitting your application

Questions? Please contact Junior Sailing Chair Aymeric Mallie
Job Requirements

Job Requirements: 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.

Candidates with a physical fitness training background, or environmental education/STEM background will receive strong consideration.

Required Certifications:
-US Sailing Level 1 or international equivalent required for all positions
-US Sailing Level 2 or international equivalent preferred for race coach and head instructor positions
-US Safe Powerboat Handling certification (course will be offered the spring)
-CT Safe Boating License required. (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 2019 will be considered
Employer Contact Information
Stamford Yacht Club
Stamford Yacht Club
97 Ocean Drive West
Stamford CT 06902
United States
Stamford Yacht Club Stamford Yacht Club

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